Soraya Abbasi, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Pediatrics

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CHOP Newborn Care
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3301
Fax: 215-829-7211
Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran, 1967.
Pahlavi University Medical School, Shiraz, Iran, 1975.
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Description of Research Expertise

Neonatal lung function and outcome.

Selected Publications

Gerdes J, Sivieri E, Abbasi S: Factors Influencing Delivered Mean Airway Pressure during Nasal CPAP with the RAM Cannula. Pediatric Pulmonary 51(1): 60-69, Jan 2016.

Reiterer F, Sivieri E, Abbasi S: Evaluation of bedside pulmonary function in the neonate: from the past to the future. Pulmonology 50(10): 1039-1050, Oct 2015.

Tehrani FT, Abbasi S: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure treatment of premature infants; application of a computerized decision support system. Comput Biol Med 62: 136-140, July 2015.

DeMauro SB, Cohen MS, Ratcliffe SJ, Abbasi S, Schmidt B: Serial Echocardiography in Very Preterm Infants: A Pilot Randomized Trial. Acta Paediatrica 102(11): 1048-1053, Nov 2013.

Srinivasan L, Shah S, Abbasi S, Padula M, Harris M: Traumatic Lumbar Punctures in Infants Hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 32(10): 1150-1152, Oct 2013.

Kirpalani H, Millar D, Lemyre B, Yoder BAm Chiu A, Roberts RS: NIPPV Study Group. A trial comparing noninvasive ventilation strategies in preterm infants. N Engl J Med 369(7): 611-620, Aug 2013.

Yoder B, Stoddard R, Li M, King J, Durnberger D, Abbasi S: Heated Humidified High Flow Nasal Cannula Versus Nasal CPAP for Respiratory Support in Neonates. Pediatrics 131(5): 1482-1490, May 2013.

Sivieri E, Gerdes JS, Abbasi S: Effect of High Flow Nasal Cannula flow rate, cannula size, and nares diameter on generated airway pressures. An in vitro study. Pediatric Pulmonary 48(5): 506-514, May 2013.

Schmidt B, et al for the Canadian oxygen trial.: Effects of targeting higher vs lower arterial oxygen saturations on death or disability in extremely preterm infants. JAMA 309(20): 2111-2020, May 2013.

Deuber C, Abbasi S, Schwoebel A, Terhaar M.: The toxigen initiative: targeting oxygen saturation to avoid sequelae in very preterm infants. Adv Neonatal Care 13(2): 139-145, April 2013.

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