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Obstetric Anesthesia

Uniyime Ituk

Unyime Ituk, MBBS, FCARCSI
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Division Chief, Obstetrical Anesthesia

The Department of Anesthesia at the University of Iowa works collaboratively with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to provide safe, effective care for all obstetric patients, including those with complex medical disorders that are referred from other medical centers.


Faculty are involved in clinical research related to obstetrical anesthesia.  Some recent studies include:

  • The relationship between exogenous oxytocin and labor outcomes
  • Multimodal analgesia and maternal outcomes after cesarean delivery
  • Postoperative nausea and vomiting after cesarean delivery

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