Oscar Henry Mayer, MD

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Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
11309 Colket Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
Fax: 215-590-3500
Education:
BA (Biology)
Middlebury College, 1990.
MD
University of Pittsburgh, 1995.
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Description of Research Expertise

Chest wall mechanics
Assessment of chest wall and spinal disorders
The pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular disease
Optimal management of patients with neuromuscular disease
Pediatric Pulmonary Function Testing

Description of Clinical Expertise

Treatment of chest wall and spinal disorders
Assessment of chest wall and spinal disorders
Treatment of pediatric neuromuscular disorders
Assessment of pediatric neuromuscular disorders

Selected Publications

Udupa JK, Y Tong, A Capraro, JM McDonough, OH Mayer, S Ho, P Wileyto, DA Torigan, RM Campbell, Jr.: Understanding Respiratory Restrictions as a Function of the Scoliotic Spinal Curve in Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome: A 4D Dynamic MR Imaging Study Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 40(4): 183-89, April 2020.

Servais L, CSM Straathof, U Schara, A Klein, M Leinonen, S Hasham, T Meier, L De Waele, H Gordish-Dressman, CM McDonald, O Mayer, T Voit, E Mercuri, G Buyse. : Long-term data with idebenone on respiratory function outcomes in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Neuromuscular Disorders 30(1): 5-16, January 2020.

Johnson MA, PJ Cahill, C Qiu, C Lott, OH Mayer, JM Flynn, JB Anari: Comparison of T1-S1 Spine Height of Postoperative Rib-based Implant Patients With Age-matched Peers. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. 2020 Jan 23. January 2020.

Zingariello CD, JF Brandsema, E Drum, AA Henderson, S Dubow, AM Glanzman, O Mayer, SW Yum, EA Kichula: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Dosing Nusinersen for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Neurology: Clinical Practice October 2019.

Zingariello CD, JF Brandsema, E Drum, AA Henderson, S Dubow, AM Glanzman, O Mayer, SW Yum, EA Kichula: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Dosing Nusinersen for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Neurology: Clinical Practice 9(5): 424-32, October 2019.

OH Mayer: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Longitudinal Pulmonary Assessment and Management Paediatric Respiratory Reviews May 2019.

OH Mayer: Turning the tide in spinal muscular atrophy: A different respiratory course. Pediatric Pulmonology March 2019.

Moore PE, D Boyer, CS Thomas, RF Brown, J Cogen, T Ong, S Puranik, S Petersen-Carmichael, L Bishay, R Rosen, PC Cheng, OH Mayer, K Krivchenia, R Shell, CA Bonham, PA Verhoef, AO Delecaris, CL Ren, JT Potson, J Gross, JS Rettig, A Horani: American Thoracic Society 2018 pediatric core curriculum. Pediatric Pulmonology 54: 82-98, 2019.

Tong Y, JK Udupa, JM McDonough, EP Wileyto, A Caprano, C Wu, S Ho, N Galagedera, D Talwar, OH Mayer, DA Torigian, RM Campbell: Quantitative Dynamic Thoracic MRI: Application to Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome in Pediatric Patients. Radiology 2019.

Mayer OH, H Sawnani, M Toussaint: Respiratory physiotherapy across the lifespan: ventilation support, indications and technique Management of Neuromuscular Disorders in Children N Deconinck and N Goemans (eds.). Mac Keith Press, 2019.

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