Alexis A. Topjian, M.D., M.S.C.E.

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Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3915
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
Harvard College, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2001.
M.S.C.E. (Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Anderson LW, Vognsen M, Topjian AA, Brown L, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Pediatric in-hospital acute respiratory compromise: A report from the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(9): 838-849, September 2017.

Idris AH, Bierens JJLM, Perkins GD, Wenzel V, Nadkarni V, Morley P, Warner DS, Topjian AA, Venema AM, Branche CM, Szpilman D, Morizo-Leite L, Nitta M, Lofgren B, Webber J, Grasner JT, Beerman SB, Youn CS, Jost U, Quan L, Dezfulian C, Handley AJ, Hazinski MF: 2015 revised Utstein-Style recommended guidelines for uniform reporting of data from drowning-related resuscitation: An ILCOR Advisory Statement. Resuscitation 118: 147-158, September 2017.

Zane NR, Reedy MD, Gastonguay MR, Himebauch AS, Ramsey EZ, Topjian AA, Zuppa AF: A population pharmacokinetic analysis to study the effect of therapeutic hypothermia on vancomycin disposition in children resuscitated from cardiac arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(7): e290-e297, July 2017.

Slomine BS, Nadkarni VM, Christensen JR, Silverstien FS, Telford R, Topjian AA, Koch JD, Sweney J, Fink EL, Mathur M, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Moler FW, for the Therapeutic Hypothermia after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest (THAPCA) Trial Investigators: Pediatric cardiac arrest due to drowning and other respiratory etiologies: Neurobehavioral outcomes in initially comatose children. Resuscitation 115: 178-184, June 2017.

Du Pont-Thibodeau G, Sanchez SM, Jawad AF, Berg RA, Abend NS, Topjian AA: Seizure detection by critical are providers using amplitude-integrated EEG and color density spectral array. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(4): 363-369, April 2017.

Lin J, Banwell BL, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Ichord RN, Kilbaugh TJ, Kirsch RE, Kirschen MP, Licht DJ, Massey SL, Naim MY, Rintoul NE, Topjian AA, Abend NS: Electrographic seizures in children and neonates undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(3): 249-257, March 2017.

Sanchez Fernandez I, Jackson MC, Abend NS, Arya R, Brenton JN, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Gaillard WD, Gainza LM, Glauser TA, Goldstein JL, Goodkin HP, Helseth A, Kapur K, McDonough TL, Mikati MA, Peariso K, Riviello J Jr, Tasker RC, Topjian AA, Wainwright MS, Wilfong A, Williams K, Loddenkemper T on behalf of Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG): Refractory status epilepticus in children with and without prior epilepsy or status epilepticus. Neurology 88(4): 386-394, January 2017.

Bhanji F, Topjian AA, Nadkarni VM, Praestgaard AH, Hunt EA, Cheng A, Meaney PA, Berg RA for the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Survival rates following pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrests during nights and weekends. JAMA Pediatrics 171(1): 39-45, January 2017.

Moler FW, Silverstein FS, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Nadkarni VM, Meert KL, Browning B, Pemberton VL, Page K, Goldea MR, Scholefield BR, Shankaran S, Hutchison JS, Berger JT, Oforo-Amanfo G, Newth CJ, Topjian AA, Bennett KS, Lock JD, Pham N, Chanani NK, Pineda JA, Harrison R, Dalton JH, Alten J, Schleien CL, Goodman DM, Zimmerman JJ, Bhalala US, Schwartz AJ, Porter MB, Shah S, Fink EL, McQuillen P, Wu T, Skellett S, Thomas NJ, Nowak JE, Baines PB, Pappachan J, Mathur M, Lloyd E, van der Jagt EW, Dobyns EL, Meyer MT, Sanders RC Jr, Clark AE, Dean JM; THAPCA Trial Investigators: Therapeutic hypothermia after in-hospital cardiac arrest in children. New England Journal of Medicine 376(4): 318-329, January 2017.

Abend NS, Massey S, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, Topjian AA : Interrater agreement of EEG interpretation after pediatric cardiac arrest utilizing standardized critical care EEG terminology. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology In Press 2017.

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