Our Current Faculty

Unyime Ituk, M.B.B.S., FCARCSI

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical School
  • University of Ibadan
  • Duke University
Research Interests
  • Cardiac and thromboembolic disease in Pregnancy
  • High risk pregnancies
  • Analgesia during labor and delivery
  • Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
  • American Society of Anesthesiologist
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  1. Adesope O, Ituk U, Habib AS: Local anaesthetic wound infiltration for postcaesarean section analgesia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2016 Jun; 33(10):731-42

  2. Ituk US, Cooter M, Habib AS: Retrospective comparison of ephedrine and phenylephrine for the treatment of spinal anesthesia induced hypotension in preeclamptic patients. Curr Med Res Opin 2016 Feb:1-17

  3. Adesope O, Ituk U, Habib AS: Local anesthetic wound infiltration for post-cesarean analgesia: systematic review and meta-analysis Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology 2015

  4. Ituk US, Habib AS, Polin CM, Allen TK: Anesthetic management and outcomes of parturients with dilated cardiomyopathy in an academic centre. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Mar;62(3):278-288. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

  5. Ituk U, Papworth D, Smith T, Todd MM: Implementation and evaluation of a quality assurance data reporting system in an academic anesthesia department American Society of Anesthesiologists 2014

  6. Ituk US, McCoy DM: Catecholamine-induced cardiomyopathy: a complication following a retrobulbar block. Can J Ophthalmol 2014 Apr; 49(2):e37-8

  7. Habib AS, George RB, McKeen DM, White WD, Ituk US, Megalla SA, Allen TK: Antiemetics added to phenylephrine infusion during cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2013 May; 121(3):615-23

  8. Ituk US, Allen TK, Habib AS: The peripartum management of a patient with glutaric aciduria type 1. J Clin Anesth 2013 Jan; 25(2):141-5

  9. Ituk U, Pan H-Y, Jones C: Maternal outcomes following delayed hysterectomy for placenta accreta compared to peripartum hysterectomy Society for Obsetric Anesthesia and Perinatology 2012

  10. Ituk U, Constantinescu OC, Allen TK, Small MJ, Habib AS: Peripartum management of two parturients with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. Int J Obstet Anesth 2011 Dec; 21(1):90-3

  11. Habib AS, Allen TK, Ituk U, George R: The effect of adding metoclopramide and ondansetron to a prophylactic phenylephrine infusion for the mangement of nausea and vomiting associated with spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery American Society of Anesthesiologists 2011

  12. Ituk U: Cardiomyopathy in pregnancy: Peripartum anesthetic management and review of outcomes in an academic center American Society of Anesthesiologists 2011