Olufunke Afolabi-Brown, MBBS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
University of Ibadan College of Medicine, Ibadan, Nigeria, 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Sleep related hypoventilation
Obstructive sleep apnea
ROHHAD syndrome
Congenital Central Hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS)

Selected Publications

Olufunke Afolabi-Brown, Ignacio Tapia: Pediatric pulmonology year in review 2019: Sleep Medicine. Pediatric Pulmonology 55(8): 1885-1891, August 2020 Notes:

Alexa J. Watach, Melissa S. Xanthopoulos, Olufunke Afolabi-Brown, Bruno Saconi, Kathleen A. Fox, Maylene Qiu, Amy M. Sawyer: Positive Airway Pressure Adherence in Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Scoping Review. Sleep Medicine Reviews 51, February 2020.

Watach A, Xanthopoulos MS, Afolabi-Brown O, Saconi B, Sawyer A: Pediatric Sleep. Adherence and Self-Management in Pediatric Populations. Elsevier.Philadelphia, PA: 2020.

Robert Stowe, Olufunke Afolabi-Brown: Pulmonary hypertension and chronic hypoventilation in ROHHAD syndrome treated with average‐volume assured pressure support. Pediatric Investigation. Wiley, 3(4): 253-256, December 2019.

Jason Yu, Olufunke Afolabi-Brown: Updates on the management of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Pediatric Investigation Wiley Online Library, 3(4): 228-235, December 2019.

Quinlan, C1, Piccione, J, Kim, JY, Beck, SE, Brooks, L, Chandy-Patel, R4, Escobar, E, Afolabi-Brown, O: Role of polysomnography in tracheostomy decannulation of children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia Pediatric Pulmonology 54(11): 1676-1683, November 2019.

R.C. Stowe, O. Afolabi-Brown: Pediatric Polysomnography—A Review of Indications, Technical Aspects, and Interpretation Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. Elsevier, October 2019.

Stacey E. Elkatib, Afolabi-Brown, O: Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome and PHO2B analysis. A case report. Sleep Conference, San Antonio, Texas 2019 Notes: Poster and oral presentation.

Shikha Saxena, Janine Pappas, Erin Bracey, Olufunke Afolabi-Brown*, Jules Allen, Anita Bhandari: Retrospective cohort study of asthma management in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease American Thoracic Society Conference, Dallas, TX 2019 Notes: Poster discussion session.

Kritikou, Ilia, Afolabi-Brown, Olufunke : Fox F1 mutation and severe obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 14: 1432-1434, August 2018.

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