Nicholas
 
Scott
 
Abend
MD
Email: 
abend@email.chop.edu
Address: 
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Neurology Colket Translational Research Building, Room 10016 3501 Civic Center Blvd
215-590-1719
Affiliations
Expertise

Pediatric Epilepsy
Pediatric Electroencephalography

Pediatric Epilepsy
Status Epilepticus
Non-Convulsive Seizures
EEG Monitoring

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

Appointments
Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2009– present)
Assistant Professor of Neurology in Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2009– present)
Education
MD, Medicine, The University of Chicago School of Medicine (2002)
BS, Washington University (1998)
Selected Publications
Wagenman KL, Blake TP, Sanchez SM, Schultheis MT, Radcliffe J, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Topjian AA, Abend NS.. Electrographic Status Epilepticus and Long-Term Outcome in Critically Ill Children. Neurology. In press..
Sánchez Fernández I, Abend NS, Agadi S, Arya R, Carpenter J, Chapman K, Choi S, Gaillard WD, Glauser TA, Goldstein D, Goldstein J, Goodkin HP, Hahn C, Heinzen E, Mikati M, Peariso K, Pestian J, Ream M, Riviello JJ, Tasker RC, Williams K, Loddenkemper T.. Gaps and opportunities in refractory status epilepticus research in children: A multi-center approach by the Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG).. Seizure. In press..
Sanchez Fernandez I, Abend NS, Arndt DH, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Cornett KM, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Matsumoto JH, McBain K, Nash KB, Payne E, Sanchez SM, Williams K, Loddenkemper T. Electrographic seizures after convulsive status epilepticus in children and young adults. A retrospective multicenter study.. Journal of Pediatrics. In press..
Pensirikul A, Beslow-Kaye LA, Kessler SK, Sanchez SM, Topjian AA, Dlugos DJ, Abend NS.. Density Spectral Array for Seizure Identification in Critically Ill Children.. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. Vol 30(4) . 2013 August:371-375.
Sanchez SM, Arndt DH, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Cornett KM, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Loddenkemper T, Matsumoto JH, McBain K, Nash KB, Payne E, Sanchez Fernandez I, Shults J, Williams K, Yang A, Abend NS.. Electroencephalographic Monitoring in Critically Ill Children: Current Practice and Implications for Future Study Design.. Epilepsia. Vol 54(8) . 2013:1419-1427.
Sanchez SM, Carpenter J, Chapman KE, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine W, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Kessler SK, Loddenkemper T, Riviello JJ, Abend NS.. Pediatric ICU EEG Monitoring: Current Resources and Practice in the United States and Canada. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. Vol 30(2) . 2013:156-160.
Topjian AA, Gutierrez-Colina AM, Sanchez SM, Berg RA, Friess SH, Dlugos DJ, Abend NS.. Electrographic Status Epilepticus is Associated with Mortality and Worse Short-Term Outcome in Critically Ill Children.. Critical Care Medicine. Vol 41(1) . 2013:210-218.
Hasbani DM, Topjian AA, Friess AA, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA, Christian CW, Dlugos DJ, Huh J. Abend NS.. Non-Convulsive Electrographic Seizures are Common in Children with Abusive Head Trauma.. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In press..
Abend NS, Sanchez SM, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Topjian AA.. Current Treatment of Electrographic Seizures and Status Epilepticus in Critically Ill Children: a Single Center Experience. Seizure. Vol 22(6) . 2013:467-471.
Abend NS, Arndt DH, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Cornett KM, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Loddenkemper T, Matsumoto JH, McBain K, Nash KB, Payne E, Sanchez SM, Sanchez Fernandez I, Shults J, Williams K, Yang A, Dlugos DJ.. Electrographic Seizures in Critically Ill Children: A Multi-Center Cohort Study of Risk Factors and Mortality.. Neurology. Vol 81(4) . 2013:389-391.