Areas of Expertise:
Upper airway pathophysiology, Sedation, Malignant hyperthermia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP
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- Education and Training
MD - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland, Ohio, 1988Anesthesiology - Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
- Titles and Academic Titles
Director of Clinical Research for the General Division
Chair, Hospital Sedation Committee
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- Centers and Programs
Stricker PA, Gurnaney HG, Litman RS. Anesthetic management of children with an anterior mediastinal mass. J Clin Anesth. 2010 May;22(3):159-63. Read abstract
Gencorelli FJ, Fields RG, Litman RS. Complications during rapid sequence induction of general anesthesia in children: a benchmark study. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 May;20(5):421-4. Epub 2010 Mar 11. Read abstract
Litman RS, Soin K, Salam A. Chloral hydrate sedation in term and preterm infants: an analysis of efficacy and complications. Anesth Analg. 2010 Mar 1;110(3):739-46. Epub 2009 Dec 23. Read abstract
Litman RS. Anaesthesia for bronchial foreign body removal: what really matters? Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010 Nov;27(11):928-9. No abstract available.
Roberts K, Srinivasan V, Niles DE, Eilevstjønn J, Tyler L, Boyle L, Bishnoi R, Ferry S, Nysæther J, Stavland M, Litman RS, Helfaer M, Nadkarni V. Does change in thoracic impedance measured via defibrillator electrode pads accurately detect ventilation breaths in children? Resuscitation. 2010 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.
Sutton RM, Niles D, Nysaether J, Stavland M, Thomas M, Ferry S, Bishnoi R, Litman R, Allen J, Srinivasan V, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. Effect of residual leaning force on intrathoracic pressure during mechanical ventilation in children. Resuscitation. 2010 Jul;81(7):857-60. Epub 2010 Apr 20. Read abstract
Fields RG, Gencorelli FJ, Litman RS. Anesthetic management of the pediatric bleeding tonsil. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Nov;20(11):982-6. Read abstract.