Unyime Ituk, MBBS, FCARCSI

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Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia - Obstetrical Anesthesia

Contact Information

Primary Office
6 JCP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2633

Education

MBBS, Medicine, University of Ibadan
Internship, Medicine, University of Ibadan
Senior House Officer, Emergency Medicine, Mater University Hospital
Senior House Officer, Trauma and Orthopedics, Sligo General Hospital
Registrar, Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Sligo General Hospital
Registrar, Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Letterkenny General Hospital
Registrar, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, St. Vincent's University Hospital
Registrar, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Trinity College
Registrar, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital
Registrar, Obstetric and Women's Anesthesia, National Maternity Hospital
Registrar, Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care, Children's University Hospital
Fellow, Obstetric Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center

Publications

Ituk, U. S. (2019). PRO and CON: using a labor epidural for cesarean delivery - CON: pull the epidural catheter and perform a spinal. (Vols. 34). (2), pp. 50. Rochester, MN: APSF Newsletter.

Drzymalski, D., Ituk, U. S., Hall, S. & Kacmar, R. (2019). Patient Safety Committee: How We Do It: Isobaric Bupivacaine for Cesarean Delivery. (Winter 2019), pp. 14-15. Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

Ituk, U., Thenuwara, K. (2018). The effect of a single intraoperative dose of intravenous dexamethasone 8?mg on post-cesarean delivery analgesia: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Obstet Anesth, 35, 57-63. PMID: 29773484.

Norris, S., Sharpe, E., McGonigal, E., Ituk, U. s. & Kacmar, R. (2018). Patient Safety Committee: "How We Do It: Oxytocin Protocols". In R. M. Kacmar (Eds.) Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Newsletter. (Summer 2018), pp. 9-11. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

Ituk, U., Habib, A. S. (2018). Enhanced recovery after cesarean delivery. (Vols. 7). F1000Res. PMID: 29770203.

Ituk, U., Wong, C. A. (2017). Epidural labor analgesia: Whence come our patients' misconceptions?. (Vols. 42). pp. 84-85. J Clin Anesth. PMID: 28841452.

Ituk, U., Wong, C. A. (2017). Epidural and combined spinal-epidural anesthesia: techniques. In R. Maniker , M. Crowley (Eds.) UpToDate. Alphen aan den.

Ituk, U. (2017). Cardiomyopathy, Peripartum. In L. A. Fleisher , M. F. Roizen , J. D. Roizen (Eds.) Essence of Anesthesia Practice. (4), pp. 82. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders.

Kacmar, R. M., Abola, R., Ituk, U. S., Kountanis, J. & Sharpe, E. (2017). Patient Safety Committee: "How We Do It" Expert Opinion (Quality Assurance on Labor and Delivery). In R. M. Kacmar (Eds.) Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Newsletter. (Summer 2017), pp. 5-8. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

Ituk, U. S., Habib, A. S. (2017). Reply to: the small details that influence postoperative pain. (Vols. 34). (2), pp. 111-112. Eur J Anaesthesiol. PMID: 28027212.

Thenuwara, K., Thomas, J., Ibsen, M., Ituk, U., Choi, K., Nickel, E. & Goodheart, M. J. (2017). Use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and PEGylated carboxyhemoglobin bovine in a Jehovah's Witness with life-threatening anemia following postpartum hemorrhage. Int J Obstet Anesth, 29, 73-80. PMID: 27890467.

Adesope, O., Ituk, U. & Habib, A. S. (2016). Local anaesthetic wound infiltration for postcaesarean section analgesia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Anaesthesiol, 33(10), 731-42. PMID: 27259092.

Ituk, U. S., Cooter, M. & Habib, A. S. (2016). Retrospective comparison of ephedrine and phenylephrine for the treatment of spinal anesthesia induced hypotension in pre-eclamptic patients. Curr Med Res Opin, 32(6), 1083-6. PMID: 26928367.

Ituk, U. S., Habib, A. S., Polin, C. M. & Allen, T. K. (2015). Anesthetic management and outcomes of parturients with dilated cardiomyopathy in an academic centre. Can J Anaesth, 62(3), 278-88. PMID: 25501493.

Ituk, U. S., McCoy, D. M. (2014). Catecholamine-induced cardiomyopathy: a complication following a retrobulbar block. (Vols. 49). (2), pp. e37-8. Can J Ophthalmol. PMID: 24767235.

Habib, A. S., George, R. B., McKeen, D. M., White, W. D., Ituk, U. S., Megalla, S. A. & Allen, T. K. (2013). Antiemetics added to phenylephrine infusion during cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 121(3), 615-23. PMID: 23635626.

Ituk, U. S., Allen, T. K. & Habib, A. S. (2013). The peripartum management of a patient with glutaric aciduria type 1. J Clin Anesth, 25(2), 141-5. PMID: 23352788.

Ituk, U., Constantinescu, O. C., Allen, T. K., Small, M. J. & Habib, A. S. (2012). Peripartum management of two parturients with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. Int J Obstet Anesth, 21(1), 90-3. PMID: 22138526.