Alexis A. Topjian, MD, MSCE

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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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3915
Fax: 215-590-4327
BA (Biology)
Harvard College, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2001.
MSCE (Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Mah KE, Alten JA, Cornell TT, Selewski DT, Askenazi D, Fitzgerald JC, Topjian AA, Page K, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Dean M, Moler FW: Acute kidney injury after in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 160: 49-58, March 2021.

Kirschen MP, Licht DJ, Faerber JA, Mondal A, Graham K, Winters M, Balu R, Diaz-Arrastia R, Berg RA, Topjian AA, Vossough A: Association of MRI brain injury with outcome after pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Neurology 96(5): e719-e731, February 2021.

Topjian AA, Scholefield BR, Pinto NP, Fink EL, Buysse CMP, Haywood K, Maconochie I, Nadkarni VM, de Caen A, Escalante-Kanashiro R, Ng KC, Nuthall G, Reis AG, Van de Voorde P, Suskauer SJ, Schexnayder SM, Hazinski MF, Slomine BS: P-COSCA (Pediatric Core Outcome Set for Cardiac Arrest) in Children: An Advisory Statement From the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. Resuscitation 21: S-0300-00032, January 2021.

Topjian AA, Raymond TT, Atkins D, Chan M, Duff JP, Joyner BL, Lasa JJ, Lavonas EJ, Levy A, Mahgoub M, Meckler GD, Roberts KE, Sutton RM, Schexnayder SM; Pediatric Basic and Advanced Life Support Collaborators: Part 4: Pediatric Basic and Advanced Life Support 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Pediatrics 147(Suppl 1): e2020038505D, January 2021.

Hunfeld M, Buysse C, Tibboel D, Catsman CE, Tojian AA, Nadkarni VM, de Hoog M, Harpman J: Timing and cause of death in children following return of circulation after out of hospital cardiac arrest: A single center retrospective cohort study Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 22(1): 101-113, January 2021.

Kirschen MP, Smith KA, Snyder MS, Zhang B, Fibotte J, Heimall L, Budznski K, DeLeo R, Cona J, Bocage C, Hur L, Winters M, Hanna R, Mensinger JL, Hug J, Lang S, Barg FK, Shea JA, Ichord R, Berg RA, Levine JM, Nadkarni VM: Serial neurologic assessment in pediatrics (SNAP): A new tool for bedside neurological assessment of critically ill children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Epub ahead of print 2021.

Fung FW, Wang Z, Parikth DS, Jacbwitz M, Vala L, Donnelly M, Topjian AA, Xiao R, Abend NS: Electrographic Seizures and Outcome in Critically Ill Children. Neurology In Press 2021.

Vasquez A, GaĆ­nza-Lein M, Abend NS, Amengual-Gual M, Anderson A, Arya R, Brenton JN, Carpenter JL, Chapman K, Clark J, Farias-Moeller R, Gaillard WD, Glauser T, Goldstein JL, Goodkin HP, Guerriero RM, Kapur K, Lai YC, McDonough TL, Mikati MA, Morgan LA, Novotny EJ, Ostendorf AP, Payn ET, Peariso K, Piantino J, Riviello JJ, Sannagowdara K, Tasker RC, Tchapyjnikov D, Topjian AA, Wainwright MS, Wilfong A, Williams K, Loddenkemper T : First-line medication dosing in pediatric refractory status epilepticus. Neurology 95(19): e2683-e2696, November 2020.

Fowler JC, Wolfe HA, Xiao R, Kumar SP, Whitney JE, Hutchins L, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Topjian AA: Deployment of a clinical pathway to improve post-cardiac arrest care: A before-after study. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 21(10): e898-e907, October 2020.

Merchant RM, Topjian AA, Panchal AR, Cheng A, Aziz K, Berg KM, Lavonas EJ, Magid DJ; Adult Basic and Advanced Life Support, Pediatric Basic and Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Life Support, Resuscitation Education Science, and Systems of Care Writing Groups: Part 1: Executive Summary: 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation 142(16_suppl_2): S337-S357, October 2020.

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Last updated: 03/25/2021
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