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News Flash: NCS Annual Meeting - TTM Post Cardiac Arrest Care: Five of the Most Common Issues

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The NCS Podcast Series - News Flash covers new science in neurocritical care.

For the first time, the NCS Podcast is recording directly from the NCS Annual Meeting! For real time updates follow #NCS2019

Dr. Ramani Balu interviews Dr. Benjamin Abella at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Vancouver. They discuss the top five TTM post cardiac arrest care common issues that may occur.

The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Ramani Balu, Michael Brogan, Joshua Levine, Sarah Stern-Nezer, Benjamin Miller, Starane Shepherd, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff include Becca Stickney, Sara Memmen, and Angel Gindele.


  • Benjamin Abella

    Benjamin S. Abella, MD, MPhil, currently serves as the Attending Physician and Vice Chair of Research of the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He is also the Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Center for Resuscitation Science, Associate Scholar of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Medical Director of Penn Acute Research Collaboration (PARC) at the same university. 

    Dr. Abella studies broadly into sudden cardiac arrest and trains residents and medical students widely on the topics of cardiac arrest and post-arrest hypothermia treatment. He is actively involved in academic publishing in journals such as JAMA and Circulation, and in authoring review monographs and textbook chapters on cardiac arrest and resuscitation. His research receives continued funding supports from NIH, Medtronic Foundation and industry sources.