Bosede Afolabi

Research &

  1. Evidence-based obstetric management of women with sickle cell disease in low-income countries. 
  2. Effects of pregnancy on cardiac structure and function in women with sickle cell anemia: a longitudinal comparative study. 
  3. Outcomes of gynecologic cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: an international, multicenter, prospective CovidSurg-Gynecologic Oncology Cancer study. 
  4. Effects of a mHealth voice messaging intervention on antenatal care utilisation at primary care level in Lagos, Nigeria: a cluster randomised trial. 
  5. Intravenous versus oral iron for iron deficiency anaemia in pregnant Nigerian women (IVON): study protocol for a randomised hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial. 
  6. Postoperative Outcomes Associated With Procedural Sedation Conducted by Physician and Nonphysician Anesthesia Providers: Findings From the Prospective, Observational African Surgical Outcomes Study.
  7. Leveraging big data for improving the estimation of close to reality travel time to obstetric emergency services in urban low- and middle-income settings. 
  8. Use of exchange blood transfusion in the management of severe COVID-19 infection in pregnancy: experience from Lagos, Nigeria. 
  9. Management of covid-19: a practical guideline for maternal and newborn health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  10. Travel of pregnant women in emergency situations to hospital and maternal mortality in Lagos, Nigeria: a retrospective cohort study.
  11. Actions and Adaptations Implemented for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Service Provision During the Early Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Lagos, Nigeria: Qualitative Study of Health Facility Leaders.
  12. A mixed-methods study of maternal health care utilisation in six referral hospitals in four sub-Saharan African countries before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  13. ‘We are not going to shut down, because we cannot postpone pregnancy’: a mixed-methods study of the provision of maternal healthcare in six referral maternity wards in four sub-Saharan African countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  14. SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study.
  15. Ovarian reserve in nigerian women with sickle cell anaemia: a cross- sectional study. 
  16. Hypertensive disorders in women with peripartum cardiomyopathy: insights from the ESC EORP PPCM Registry.
  17. Impact of COVID-19 on vascular patients worldwide: analysis of the COVIDSurg data. 
  18. Machine learning risk prediction of mortality for patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2: the COVIDSurg mortality score.
  19. Impact of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination on postoperative mortality in patients with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection. 
  20. Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study.
  21. Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study.
  22. Genetic polymorphisms of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) associated with endometriosis in Nigerian women. 
  23. An assessment of geographical access and factors influencing travel time to emergency obstetric care in the urban state of Lagos, Nigeria.
  24. Enhanced postoperative surveillance versus standard of care to reduce mortality among adult surgical patients in Africa (ASOS-2): a cluster-randomised controlled trial.
  25. SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. 
  26. Low-dose aspirin for preventing intrauterine growth restriction and pre-eclampsia in sickle cell pregnancy (PIPSICKLE): a randomised controlled trial (study protocol). 
  27. Preliminary model assessing the cost-effectiveness of preoperative chlorhexidine mouthwash at reducing postoperative pneumonia among abdominal surgery patients in South Africa. 
  28. Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study. 
  29. Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study. 
  30. Challenges in access and satisfaction with reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services in Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional survey. 
  31. Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Health Providers’ Assessment of Facility Preparedness and Its Determinants during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Lagos, Nigeria. 
  32. Utilization cost of maternity services for childbirth among pregnant women with coronavirus disease 2019 in Nigeria’s epicenter. 
  33. A double-edged sword-telemedicine for maternal care during COVID-19: findings from a global mixed-methods study of healthcare providers. 
  34. 34. Feasibility and acceptability of early infant screening for sickle cell disease in Lagos, Nigeria-A pilot study. 
  35. Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy – An update on Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. 
  36. Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans. 
  37. Reaching health facilities in situations of emergency: qualitative study capturing experiences of pregnant women in Africa’s largest megacity. 
  38. Good clinical practice advice for the management of pregnant women with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in Nigeria. 
  39. Caesarean delivery of first prediagnosed COVID-19 pregnancy in Nigeria. 
  40. Protecting hard-won gains for mothers and newborns in low-income and middle-income countries in the face of COVID-19: call for a service safety net. 
  41. Voices from the frontline: findings from a thematic analysis of a rapid online global survey of maternal and newborn health professionals facing the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  42. A preprogram appraisal of factors influencing research productivity among faculty at college of medicine, University of Lagos. 
  43. Prevalence and foetomaternal effects of iron deficiency anaemia among pregnant women in Lagos, Nigeria. 
  44. Maternal and neonatal outcomes after caesarean delivery in the African Surgical Outcomes Study: a 7-day prospective observational cohort study. 
  45. Post-operative management in uncomplicated caesarean delivery: A randomised trial of short-stay versus traditional protocol at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. 
  46. Towards zero mortality in sickle cell pregnancy: A prospective study comparing haemoglobin SS and AA women in Lagos, Nigeria. 
  47. The ASOS Surgical Risk Calculator: development and validation of a tool for identifying African surgical patients at risk of severe postoperative complications. 
  48. Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women and newborns in Lagos, Nigeria. 
  49. Perioperative patient outcomes in the African Surgical Outcomes Study: a 7-day prospective observational cohort study. 
  50. Postpartum Sequelae of the Hypertensive Diseases of Pregnancy: A Pilot Study. 
  51. Prostacyclin, thromboxane and glomerular filtration rate are abnormal in sickle cell pregnancy. 
  52. Female genital mutilation/cutting in Africa. 
  53. Volume regulatory hormones and plasma volume in pregnant women with sickle cell disorder. 
  54. Utility of a single mid-trimester measurement of plasminogen activator Type 1 and fibronectin to predict preeclampsia in pregnancy. 
  55. Bacterial Vaginosis and Pregnancy Outcome in Lagos, Nigeria. 
  56. Intramuscular versus intravenous anti-D for preventing Rhesus alloimmunization during pregnancy. 
  57. Regional versus general anaesthesia for caesarean section.
  58. Mannitol and other osmotic diuretics as adjuncts for treating cerebral malaria. 
  59. Adenosine deaminase activity in subjects with normal pregnancy, pregnancy induced hypertension and pre-eclampsia. 
  60. Morbidity and mortality in sickle cell pregnancies in Lagos, Nigeria: a case control study. 
  61. Plasma total and ultrafiltrable calcium in normal pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia. 
  62. Urgency of surgery and presence of maternal disease influence the choice of anaesthesia for Caesarean section at LUTH. 
  63. Research on medical migration from sub-Saharan medical schools: usefulness of a feasibility process to define barriers to data collection and develop a practical study. 
  64. Regional versus general anaesthesia for caesarean section. 
  65. Accreditation of undergraduate medical training programs: practices in nine developing countries as compared with the United States. 
  66. Spontaneous heterotropic pregnancy in sickle cell disease with survival of the abdominal pregnancy. 
  67. International training in medical education–the FAIMER institute 2002 fellowship experience. 
  68. Intravaginal misoprostol versus Foley catheter for cervical ripening and induction of labor. 
  69. Intramuscular arteether for treating severe malaria. 
  70. Mannitol and other osmotic diuretics as adjuncts for treating cerebral malaria. 
  71. Fasting plasma glucose levels in normal pregnant Nigerians. 
  72. Spinal and general anaesthesia for emergency caesarean section: effects on neonatal Apgar score and maternal haematocrit. 
  73. Africa can solve its own health problems. Africa needs less globalisation and more real assistance . . .