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Nicholas Scott Abend, MD

Nicholas Scott Abend, MD

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Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neurology
Colket Translational Research Building, Room 10016
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Fax: 215-590-1771
Education:
BS
Washington University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
The University of Chicago School of Medicine, 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric Epilpesy, EEG Monitoring in Critically Ill Children, Management of Pediatric Status Epilepticus, Identification and Management of Pediatric Non-Convulsive Seizures

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Epilepsy
Pediatric Electroencephalography

Selected Publications

Abend Nicholas S, Loddenkemper Tobias: Pediatric status epilepticus management. Current opinion in pediatrics 26(6): 668-74, Dec 2014.

Kirschen MP, Topjian AA, Hammond R, Illes J, Abend NS. : Neuroprognostication after pediatric cardiac arrest. Pediatric Neurology 51(5): 663-668, November 2014.

Topjian Alexis A, Stuart Amber, Pabalan Alyssa A, Clair Ashleigh, Kilbaugh Todd J, Abend Nicholas S, Storm Phillip B, Berg Robert A, Huh Jimmy W, Friess Stuart H: Greater fluctuations in serum sodium levels are associated with increased mortality in children with externalized ventriculostomy drains in a PICU. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies 15(9): 846-55, Nov 2014.

Topjian AA, Stuart A, Pabalan AA, Clair A, Mucaj V, Kilbaugh TJ, Abend NS, Berg RA, Heuer GG, Storm PB, Huh JW, Friess SH.: Greater fluctuations in serum sodium levels are associated with increased mortality in children with externalized ventriculostomy drains in a pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(9): 846-855, November 2014.

Topjian AA, Stuart A, Pabalan AA, Clair A, Kilbaugh TJ, Abend NS, Berg RA, Heuer GG, Storm PB, Huh JW, Friess SH.: Risk factors associated with infections and need for permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in pediatric intensive care patients with externalized ventricular drains. Neurocritical Care 21(2): 294-299, October 2014.

Abend Nicholas S, Dlugos Dennis J, Zhu Xiaowei, Schwartz Erin S: Utility of CT-compatible EEG electrodes in critically ill children. Pediatric radiology Oct 2014.

Abend Nicholas S, Loddenkemper Tobias: Management of pediatric status epilepticus. Current treatment options in neurology 16(7): 301, Jul 2014.

Wenger T L, Gerdes J, Taub K, Swarr D T, Deardorff M A, Abend N S: Telemedicine for genetic and neurologic evaluation in the neonatal intensive care unit. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 34(3): 234-40, Mar 2014.

Wagenman Katherine L, Blake Taylor P, Sanchez Sarah M, Schultheis Maria T, Radcliffe Jerilynn, Berg Robert A, Dlugos Dennis J, Topjian Alexis A, Abend Nicholas S: Electrographic status epilepticus and long-term outcome in critically ill children. Neurology 82(5): 396-404, Feb 2014.

Gavvala J, Abend N, LaRoche S, Hahn C, Herman S, Claassen J, Macken M, Schuele S, Gerard E.: Continuous EEG Monitoring: A Survey of Neurophysiologists & Neurointensivists. Epilepsia 55(11): 1864-1871, 2014.

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