U V Okafor

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Publications

  1. pmc Anaesthetic and obstetric challenges of morbid obesity in caesarean deliveries--a study in South-eastern Nigeria
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
    Afr Health Sci 12:54-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for maternal deaths in unplanned obstetric admissions to the intensive care unit-lessons for sub-Saharan Africa
    Ugochukwu V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 15:51-4. 2011
  3. pmc Management of pituitary adenoma with mass effect in pregnancy: a case report
    Uv Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital UNTH, Enugu, Nigeria
    Cases J 2:9117. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Anaesthetic management of patients with pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and perinatal outcome
    Ugochukwu Vincent Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:688-92. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Critical care management of eclamptics: challenges in an African setting
    U V Okafor
    National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 38:11-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Challenges in critical care obstetrics in West Africa
    U V Okafor
    University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 16:314-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Critical care management of gynaecological patients in Enugu, Nigeria
    U V Okafor
    University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 37:108-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Anaesthesia for uterine rupture in a Nigerian teaching hospital: maternal and fetal outcome
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital UNTH, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 15:124-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebrovascular accident with quadriplegia following postpartum eclampsia
    U V Okafor
    Anaesthesia, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:382-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure due to HELLP syndrome and acute renal failure in mid gestation
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:265-8. 2005

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  1. pmc Anaesthetic and obstetric challenges of morbid obesity in caesarean deliveries--a study in South-eastern Nigeria
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
    Afr Health Sci 12:54-7. 2012
    ..Morbid obesity of parturient has become very important in perinatal medicine because of a worldwide obesity epidemic. Morbid obesity of parturient is reportedly associated with severely increased anaesthetic and obstetric risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for maternal deaths in unplanned obstetric admissions to the intensive care unit-lessons for sub-Saharan Africa
    Ugochukwu V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 15:51-4. 2011
    ..The high maternal mortality was mainly due to limited supply of blood products and inadequate prenatal care resulting in disease severity...
  3. pmc Management of pituitary adenoma with mass effect in pregnancy: a case report
    Uv Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital UNTH, Enugu, Nigeria
    Cases J 2:9117. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Anaesthetic management of patients with pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and perinatal outcome
    Ugochukwu Vincent Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:688-92. 2009
    ..The information obtained may help to assess changes in public health policy and practise amongst women of child-bearing age...
  5. doi request reprint Critical care management of eclamptics: challenges in an African setting
    U V Okafor
    National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 38:11-3. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Challenges in critical care obstetrics in West Africa
    U V Okafor
    University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 16:314-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Critical care management of gynaecological patients in Enugu, Nigeria
    U V Okafor
    University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 37:108-9. 2007
    ..The mortality rate was 28.6% with six deaths, sepsis being the major cause of death (four fatalities)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anaesthesia for uterine rupture in a Nigerian teaching hospital: maternal and fetal outcome
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital UNTH, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 15:124-8. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebrovascular accident with quadriplegia following postpartum eclampsia
    U V Okafor
    Anaesthesia, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:382-4. 2006
    ..Despite multidisciplinary care, she remained quadriplegic until a doctors' strike precluded further in-patient management. This rare complication of eclampsia is discussed, together with the patient's management...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure due to HELLP syndrome and acute renal failure in mid gestation
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:265-8. 2005
    ..The case also highlights the resource-poor environment of peripheral and tertiary hospitals in Nigeria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lightning injuries and acute renal failure: a review
    U V Okafor
    University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Ren Fail 27:129-34. 2005
    ..In this article, the current mechanisms of lightning injuries leading to muscle damage, myoglobinuria, and subsequent ARF are discussed, as well as signs and symptoms, laboratory investigations, and patient management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal and fetal outcome of anaesthesia for caesarean delivery in preeclampsia/eclampsia in Enugu, Nigeria: a retrospective observational study
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:108-13. 2005
    ..Accurate data are available for caesarean sections in the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu. We therefore studied the outcome of caesarean section among these high-risk patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Admission pattern and outcome in critical care obstetric patients
    U V Okafor
    Departments of Anaesthesia and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 13:164-6. 2004
    ..The mortality rate in this study is however higher...
  14. doi request reprint Cesarean delivery in preeclampsia and seasonal variation in a tropical rainforest belt
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Postgrad Med 56:21-3. 2010
    ..The pathogenesis of preeclampsia is poorly understood and recent evidence suggests that the incidence varies depending upon the season...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal outcome in eclamptic patients in Abuja, Nigeria--a 5 year review
    E R Efetie
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Hospital Abuja, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 10:309-13. 2007
    ..To assess the outcome ofwomen admitted with eclampsia in the National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postoperative vomiting and fever following tonsillectomy in Enugu, Nigeria
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, Faculty of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 22:45-7. 2013
    ..To determine the incidence of postoperative vomiting and fever in patients that had tonsillectomy in our centre over a five year period...
  17. doi request reprint Trends of different forms of anaesthesia for caesarean section in South-eastern Nigeria
    U V Okafor
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 29:392-5. 2009
    ..Its use should be encouraged in the developing world, especially resource-poor environments because it is cheaper to provide...
  18. ncbi request reprint Implications of incorrect determination of fetal sex by ultrasound
    Chibuike Ogwuegbu Chigbu
    University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:287-90. 2008
    ..To assess the experiences of women following incorrect determination of fetal sex by ultrasound...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of uterine fibroids in Enugu, Nigeria
    O Okezie
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:363-5. 2006
    ..2%). There was no endoscopic surgery available. Postoperative morbidity was high but there was no mortality. Uterine fibroids mostly managed by myomectomy at laparotomy remains a major public health problem in Enugu Nigeria...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evolution of obstetric anaesthesia in West Africa: current trends
    U V Okafor
    Int J Obstet Anesth 15:176-7. 2006