Soraya Abbasi

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Pennsylvania Hospital
Staff Neonatologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Director of Neonatal Pulmonary Function Research Library, Pennsylvania Hospital
Senior Physician in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatrician to the hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital
Director of Clinical Research, Pennsylvania Hospital
Associate Section Chief , Newborn Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
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.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Abbasi evaluates neonatal lung function and the safety and efficacy of common tocolytic agents used to prevent preterm delivery and studies the optimal dose and frequency and gestational age ranges for antenatal corticosteroids treatment.

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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