Ericka L Fink

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Regional brain injury on conventional and diffusion weighted MRI is associated with outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Ave, Faculty Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Neurocrit Care 19:31-40. 2013
  2. pmc Fever control and application of hypothermia using intravenous cold saline
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:80-4. 2012
  3. pmc How I cool children in neurocritical care
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:414-20. 2010
  4. pmc A tertiary care center's experience with therapeutic hypothermia after pediatric cardiac arrest
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:66-74. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Serum biomarkers of brain injury to classify outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest*
    Ericka L Fink
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 4Statistical Analysis and Measurement Consultants, Inc, Lanexa, VA 5Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 6Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Crit Care Med 42:664-74. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Brief induced hypothermia improves outcome after asphyxial cardiopulmonary arrest in juvenile rats
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Dev Neurosci 27:191-9. 2005
  7. pmc Relationship between hyperglycemia and outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Rebecca L Smith
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:85-91. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Brain tissue oxygen monitoring after severe traumatic brain injury in children: relationship to outcome and association with other clinical parameters
    Martina Stippler
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:383-91. 2012
  9. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid levels of high-mobility group box 1 and cytochrome C predict outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Alicia K Au
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:2013-21. 2012
  10. pmc Therapeutic hypothermia: applications in pediatric cardiac arrest
    Patrick M Kochanek
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:421-7. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Regional brain injury on conventional and diffusion weighted MRI is associated with outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Ave, Faculty Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Neurocrit Care 19:31-40. 2013
    ..To assess regional brain injury on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after pediatric cardiac arrest (CA) and to associate regional injury with patient outcome and effects of hypothermia therapy for neuroprotection...
  2. pmc Fever control and application of hypothermia using intravenous cold saline
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:80-4. 2012
    ..To describe the use and feasibility of cold saline to decrease body temperature in pediatric neurocritical care...
  3. pmc How I cool children in neurocritical care
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:414-20. 2010
    ..The objective of this article is to share our hypothermia protocol for cooling children with acute brain injury...
  4. pmc A tertiary care center's experience with therapeutic hypothermia after pediatric cardiac arrest
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:66-74. 2010
    ..To describe the use and feasibility of therapeutic hypothermia after pediatric cardiac arrest...
  5. doi request reprint Serum biomarkers of brain injury to classify outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest*
    Ericka L Fink
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 4Statistical Analysis and Measurement Consultants, Inc, Lanexa, VA 5Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 6Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Crit Care Med 42:664-74. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that serum biomarkers can be used to classify outcome from pediatric cardiac arrest...
  6. ncbi request reprint Brief induced hypothermia improves outcome after asphyxial cardiopulmonary arrest in juvenile rats
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Dev Neurosci 27:191-9. 2005
    ..Similar to adults, infants and children may benefit from induced hypothermia after cardiopulmonary arrest, warranting further study...
  7. pmc Relationship between hyperglycemia and outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injury
    Rebecca L Smith
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:85-91. 2012
    ..To determine the relationship between hyperglycemia and outcome in infants and children after severe traumatic brain injury...
  8. doi request reprint Brain tissue oxygen monitoring after severe traumatic brain injury in children: relationship to outcome and association with other clinical parameters
    Martina Stippler
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:383-91. 2012
    ..It was hypothesized that PbO2 thresholds could be established that were associated with favorable neurological outcome, and it was determined whether any relationships between PbO2 and other important clinical variables existed...
  9. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid levels of high-mobility group box 1 and cytochrome C predict outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Alicia K Au
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 29:2013-21. 2012
    ..Distinctly increased CSF cytochrome c levels in infants and children with AHT and poor outcome suggests that apoptosis may play an important role in this unique patient population...
  10. pmc Therapeutic hypothermia: applications in pediatric cardiac arrest
    Patrick M Kochanek
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Neurotrauma 26:421-7. 2009
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  11. pmc The potential for bio-mediators and biomarkers in pediatric traumatic brain injury and neurocritical care
    Patrick M Kochanek
    Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Front Neurol 4:40. 2013
    ..The potential scope of the utility of biomarkers in pediatric neurocritical care is thus also discussed...
  12. pmc Brain tissue oxygen monitoring identifies cortical hypoxia and thalamic hyperoxia after experimental cardiac arrest in rats
    Mioara D Manole
    1 Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2 Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Pediatr Res 75:295-301. 2014
    ..Compromised PbO2 in the cortex may represent a relevant and clinically measurable therapeutic target aimed at improving neurological outcome after pediatric CA. ..
  13. pmc Hyperoxia and hypoxia in children resuscitated from cardiac arrest
    Melissa M Guerra-Wallace
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e143-8. 2013
    ..There are currently no studies demonstrating the frequency and outcomes of hyperoxia and hypoxia after pediatric cardiac arrest...
  14. pmc Influence of PARP-1 polymorphisms in patients after traumatic brain injury
    Ajit A Sarnaik
    Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:465-71. 2010
    ..These findings must be replicated in a prospective study before the relevance of PARP-1 polymorphisms after TBI can be established...
  15. pmc Quantification of poly(ADP-ribose)-modified proteins in cerebrospinal fluid from infants and children after traumatic brain injury
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and Brain Trauma Research Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 28:1523-9. 2008
    ..As PAR-modified protein concentration correlated with age and male sex, developmental and sex-dependent roles for PARP after TBI are implicated...
  16. pmc Postcardiac arrest syndrome: focus on the brain
    Mioara D Manole
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:745-50. 2009
    ..The field of pediatric cardiac arrest experienced recent advances secondary to multicenter collaborations. This review summarizes developments during the last year and identifies areas for further research...
  17. pmc Hospitalizations of children with neurologic disorders in the United States
    Jacqueline F Moreau
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, The CRISMA Center Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 3Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 4ZD Associates LLC, Perkasie, PA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:801-10. 2013
    ..Although neurologic disorders are among the most serious acute pediatric illnesses, epidemiologic data are scarce. We sought to determine the scope and outcomes of children with these disorders in the United States...
  18. pmc Polynitroxylated-pegylated hemoglobin attenuates fluid requirements and brain edema in combined traumatic brain injury plus hemorrhagic shock in mice
    Erik C Brockman
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3434 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 33:1457-64. 2013
    ..68 mm Hg, P<0.001), and lower %BW vs. LR (80.3±0.12 vs. 80.9±0.12%, P=0.003). After TBI+HS, resuscitation with PNPH lowers fluid requirements, improves ICP and CPP, and reduces brain edema vs. LR, supporting its development. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Cytochrome c, a biomarker of apoptosis, is increased in cerebrospinal fluid from infants with inflicted brain injury from child abuse
    Margaret A Satchell
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 25:919-27. 2005
    ..The degree of apoptosis after TBI also appears to be gender-dependent. Development of strategies targeting apoptosis after TBI, particularly in victims of child abuse and in girls, appears justified...
  20. pmc Dysautonomia after pediatric brain injury
    Katherine A Kirk
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:759-64. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that children with brain injury with dysautonomia have worse outcomes and prolonged rehabilitation, and sought to determine the prevalence of dysautonomia in children and to characterize its clinical features...
  21. pmc Acute brain injury and therapeutic hypothermia in the PICU: A rehabilitation perspective
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2:309-19. 2009
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  22. pmc Experimental model of pediatric asphyxial cardiopulmonary arrest in rats
    Ericka L Fink
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:139-44. 2004
    ..Develop a clinically relevant model of pediatric asphyxial cardiopulmonary arrest in rats...