W. Andrew Kofke, MD MBA FCCM FNCS

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Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
HUP - 7 Dulles
34th and Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 349-8993
Fax: (215) 615-3898
BS (Chemistry)
Bucknell University, 1974.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1978.
MBA (Health Sciences Emphasis)
West Virginia University, 1999.
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Description of Research Expertise

Physiology, rodents, anesthetic neurotoxicity

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuroanesthesia, Neuro ICU

Selected Publications

Kofke WA: Neuropathophysiology. Textbook of Critical Care. Fink M (eds.). 5th Edition, 2005.

Kofke WA, Blissitt P, Rao H: Remifentanil-induced hippocampal and thalamic activation in normal volunteers. Neurocritical Care Society 2005 Notes: In Press.

Kofke WA: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety Celebrates Grand Opening. AUA Update Spring 2005.

Augoustides JC, Hosalkar HH, O'Reardon, Kofke WA, Datto CJ: Customized anesthetic preservation of ictal threshold in electroconvulsive therapy: role of adjunctive remifentanil with etomidate. J Ect 21(2): 128-131, June 2005.

Kofke WA, Konitzer P, Meng QC, Guo J, Cheung AT: Effect of Apolipoprotein E Genotype on NSE and S-100 Levels After Cardiac and Vascular Surgery. Anesth Analg 99: 1323-5, 2004.

Kofke WA, Lam A: Ad Hoc Meeting Report of the Neurocritical Care Society Meeting, J Neurosurg Anesth 2004 Notes: In press.

Rie MA, Fahey BG, Kofke WA: Letter to the editor re: Suarez JI, et al: Effect of human albumin administration on clinical outcome and hospital cost in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurgery 101: 564-566, 2004.

JGT Augoustides, McGarvey M, Weiner J, Pinchasik D, Bavaria JE, Cheung AT, Kofke WA: Stroke after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: Mechanisms and opportunities for intervention. AUA 2004.

Sullivan PM, Sinz EH, Gudel E, Kofke WA: A retrospective comparison of remifentanil versus methohexital for anesthesia in electroconvulsive therapy. J of ECT 20((4)): 219-224, 2004.

Attallah AF, Kofke WA: Neurological Monitoring. In: Wilson WC, Grande CM, Hoyt DB: Trauma: Resuscitation, Anesthesia, and Critical Care. Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, 2004 Notes: In press.

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