T S Ibekwe

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Publications

  1. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of Lassa virus IgM by ELISA as screening tool at early phase of Lassa fever infection
    Titus S Ibekwe
    The Research Unit, Lassa Fever Research and Diagnostic Centre, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, Nigeria
    Niger Med J 53:196-9. 2012
  2. pmc Clinical evaluation of posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Surgery ENT, College of Health Sciences University of Abuja, Nigeria Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Niger Med J 53:94-101. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Tonsillectomy: Vasoconstrictive hydrolytic cold dissection method
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of ENT Surgery, University of Abuja, Garki Abuja, Nigeria
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 10:150-3. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Potential roles of stem cells in the management of sensorineural hearing loss
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of ENT Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, Nigeria
    J Laryngol Otol 126:653-7. 2012
  5. pmc Cochleo-vestibular clinical findings among drug resistant Tuberculosis Patients on therapy-a pilot study
    Lebogang Ramma
    Department of ENT Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, PMB 117 Abuja Nigeria
    Int Arch Med 5:3. 2012
  6. pmc Amyloid angiopathy of the floor of the mouth: a case report and review of the literature
    Daniel D Kokong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Med Case Reports 1:117. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Meniere's disease: rare or underdiagnosed among Africans
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine University of Ibadan, University College Hospital Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:1399-403. 2007
  8. pmc Nasal septal teratoma in a child
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria
    World J Surg Oncol 5:58. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Migraine and Meniere's disease: two different phenomena with frequently observed concomitant occurrences
    Titus S Ibekwe
    ORL Division, Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital and College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:334-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Impacted radio-opaque glass in the oesophagus of a child
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    N Z Med J 121:86-8. 2008

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Publications23

  1. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of Lassa virus IgM by ELISA as screening tool at early phase of Lassa fever infection
    Titus S Ibekwe
    The Research Unit, Lassa Fever Research and Diagnostic Centre, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, Nigeria
    Niger Med J 53:196-9. 2012
    ..Serologic detection of LAV IgM is a more accessible tool and this work was to investigate its adequacy as an early marker for LF...
  2. pmc Clinical evaluation of posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Surgery ENT, College of Health Sciences University of Abuja, Nigeria Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Niger Med J 53:94-101. 2012
    ..To this end, this work was aimed at outlining an evidence-based best practice for most common form of BPPV...
  3. doi request reprint Tonsillectomy: Vasoconstrictive hydrolytic cold dissection method
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of ENT Surgery, University of Abuja, Garki Abuja, Nigeria
    Afr J Paediatr Surg 10:150-3. 2013
    ..We wish to introduce the "Vasoconstrictive hydrolytic cold dissection" (VHCD) method...
  4. doi request reprint Potential roles of stem cells in the management of sensorineural hearing loss
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of ENT Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, Nigeria
    J Laryngol Otol 126:653-7. 2012
    ..Transplantation of stem and progenitor cells appears to be an emerging potential solution, and is the focus of this review...
  5. pmc Cochleo-vestibular clinical findings among drug resistant Tuberculosis Patients on therapy-a pilot study
    Lebogang Ramma
    Department of ENT Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, PMB 117 Abuja Nigeria
    Int Arch Med 5:3. 2012
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  6. pmc Amyloid angiopathy of the floor of the mouth: a case report and review of the literature
    Daniel D Kokong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Med Case Reports 1:117. 2007
    ..The purpose of this case report is to reiterate the importance of a high index of suspicion in the approach to the management of head and neck swellings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Meniere's disease: rare or underdiagnosed among Africans
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine University of Ibadan, University College Hospital Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:1399-403. 2007
    ..Under- or over-diagnosis of the disease previously must have been responsible for the contrasting results. Appropriate diagnostic tools are necessary for accurate diagnosis of the disease...
  8. pmc Nasal septal teratoma in a child
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria
    World J Surg Oncol 5:58. 2007
    ..Head and neck teratomas constitute about 10% of all cases. Only two cases of mature teratoma of the nasal septum have previously been documented in the world literature...
  9. ncbi request reprint Migraine and Meniere's disease: two different phenomena with frequently observed concomitant occurrences
    Titus S Ibekwe
    ORL Division, Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital and College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:334-8. 2008
    ..Some variants of migraine could be indistinguishable from Meniere's disease, and this has prompted suggestions of possible association between the two disease entities...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impacted radio-opaque glass in the oesophagus of a child
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    N Z Med J 121:86-8. 2008
    ..While this may constitute some financial burden on manufacturers, the cost effectiveness on health management is non-negotiable. We suggest that appropriate authorities and regulatory bodies should enforce this through legislation...
  11. doi request reprint Classification and management challenges of otitis media in a resource-poor country
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of Surgery, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 14:262-9. 2011
    ..It is of note that in the developing countries, poverty, ignorance, dearth of specialists and limited access to medical care amongst others conspire to worsen the course and complications of OM...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessments of the size of tympanic membrane perforations: a comparison of clinical estimations with video-otoscopic calculations
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:567-9. 2008
    ..We found that the video-otoscopic calculations were far superior to the estimates of the specialists, even the most experienced Consultants (p < 0.01). We recommend that video-otoscopy be used whenever possible...
  13. doi request reprint Early-onset sensorineural hearing loss in Lassa fever
    T S Ibekwe
    Lassa Fever Research and Diagnostic Centre, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 268:197-201. 2011
    ..0% (p > 0.05). The incidence of SNHL in LF infection is about 13.5% and could be a reflection of a worse disease process. There is possibility of direct viral invasion aside immunological reaction as a causative mechanism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tympanic membrane perforation among adults in West Africa
    Titus S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Otol Neurotol 28:348-52. 2007
    ..The knowledge of variations of the tympanic membrane (TM) perforations with the climatic changes in the West African subregion would help clinicians in its prevention and management...
  15. pmc Sensorineural hearing loss in Lassa fever: two case reports
    Peter O Okokhere
    ENT Division, Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
    J Med Case Reports 3:36. 2009
    ..Lassa fever is an acute arena viral haemorrhagic fever with varied neurological sequelae. Sensorineural hearing loss is one of the rare complications which occur usually during the convalescent stage of the infection...
  16. doi request reprint Sinonasal paraganglioma: a case report
    Ayotunde J Fasunla
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    Oral Maxillofac Surg 12:93-6. 2008
    ..To highlight the importance of a high index of suspicion and meticulous evaluation of a patient with bleeding sinonasal mass in the diagnosis of sinonasal paraganglioma...
  17. pmc Quality of life in patients with head and neck cancers
    Paul A Onakoya
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, PMB 5116, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:765-70. 2006
    ..The aim was to assess the psychosocial effects on the quality of life (QOL) of adults with head and neck cancer (HNC) and any gender variations with predictive factors that may influence QOL...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emotional effects of malocclusion in Nigerian orthodontic patients
    Chukwudi O Onyeaso
    Department of Preventive Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at the College of Medicine University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Contemp Dent Pract 6:64-73. 2005
    ..To assess the emotional effects of malocclusion among Nigerian orthodontic patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Retropharyngeal abscess: a clinical experience at the University College Hospital Ibadan
    O G B Nwaorgu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine University of Ibadan and University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 14:415-8. 2005
    ..RPA can be a life-threatening emergency, with potential for airway compromise and other catastrophic complications. This review is aimed at highlighting our experience with patients with a diagnosis of retropharyngeal abscess...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of otorhinolaryngology emergencies in the elderly in Ibadan, Nigeria
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 14:411-4. 2005
    ..It is thus the aim of this study to evaluate the spectrum of ear, nose, throat, head and neck emergencies among the elderly in Ibadan, Nigeria...
  21. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of tympanic membrane perforation: a simple and reliable method
    T S Ibekwe
    Department of Surgery, Division of ENT, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria
    J Laryngol Otol 123:e2. 2009
    ..Accurate assessment of the features of tympanic membrane perforation, especially size, site, duration and aetiology, is important, as it enables optimum management...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hoarseness in adult Nigerians: a University College Hospital Ibadan experience
    O G B Nwaorgu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 13:152-5. 2004
    ..Hoarseness is a major symptom of laryngeal disease. Persistent hoarseness may be an early warning of such sinister lesions as cancer of the larynx and nasopharynx, hence the need for increased awareness of this symptom and its causes...