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Prof. Anthony Udosen


Prof. Anthony Martin Udosen was born in April 1960 at Ikot Eyem in Obot Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state of Nigeria. Having obtained his first school leaving certificate with a distinction in 1973 and an excellent result in the General certificate examinations, he proceededto the University of Calabar where he obtained his Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB; BCh) in 1987. He subsequently bagged the Professional Fellowship in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (FMCS Ortho) from the National Postgraduate College of Nigeria in 1999. He is also a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons FWACS as well as fellow of the international College of Surgeons. Prof Udosen is a fellow of the AO international and an active member of the world orthopaedic and trauma Organization (SICOT).  He teaches Orthopedic and Traumatology in the University of Calabar and was promoted to the rank ofprofessor in 2010. He currently heads both the academic and clinical aspects of that Discipline.Pro Udosen is aChief Consultant Ortho/Trauma surgeon to the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and a visiting consultant Surgeon and professor to the University of Uyo and University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in Nigeria. He was the head of the Accident and Emergency Division of the University of Calabar Teaching hospital from 2000 to 2009. Prof. Udosen is a postgraduate examiner in Orthopaedics and trauma to the National Postgraduate college of Nigeria and the West African College of Surgeons. He teaches Advance Trauma Life support (ATLS), Traumatology, Bone and joint infections, metabolic bone diseases, Wounds and wound management among others. His major research interests are in the areas of Rural Traumatology, Low back pain and the development of indigenous Orthopaedic Appliances. He is a researcher and prolific writer with many publications in reputable journals to his credit.

Otei, OO, Ozinko M, Ekpo R, Anthony Udosen, Amah Paul. Augmented adipofascial flap for soft tissue cover of open tibial fractures: A case report. World Journ. Of Research and review, Vol 2(6)Jun 2016:51-53.

Ngim NE, Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM, EnembeOkokon, Iya J. Profile of Congenital Anomalies in Calabar. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 2013;4:58-61.

Ngim NE, Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Enembe OC, Isiwele E, Aigbomian E. Outcome of Internal Fixation in a Tertiary Hospital in a Developing Country: Need for a Paradigm Shift. Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2013; Volume 21, Number 2

Ngim NE, Etokidem AJ, Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM. Surgical site infections in clean orthopaedic operations: Experience from the Third World. Asian Journal of Medical and Clinical Science 2013; Jan – Apr, Vol. 2, Number 1:30-32.

Ngim NE, Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM. Treatment of Congenital Genu Recurvatum – A Preliminary Report. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma 2013; Vol 12(1):21–23.

Ngim NE,Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM, EnembeOkokon, Iya J. Early outcome of treatment of congenital clubfoot using Kite’s Method – The need for review of treatment method! Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2013; Vol. 12(1):41–45.

Ikpeme I,  Ngim N, Ilori I, Oku E, Udosen A. Prophylactic Wound Drainage in Orthopaedics: A Comparative Evaluation of Closed Suction Drainage versus No-Drainage in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. Surgical Science 2013; 4 (5):277-282. doi: 10.4236/ss.2013.45054.

Ikpeme IA, Mkpanam NE, Abang IE, Ngim NE,Udosen AM. Impact of transportation policy on injury characteristics in a teaching hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Int J Burns Trauma 2013; 3(4): 214–219. PMCID: PMC3828738.

Udosen AM, Ikpeme I, Ngim N. Limb Salvage Procedure for Mangled Lower Extremities: How I do it. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 2013; Vol 19. DOI: 314 %2Fg.

Ikpeme IA, Mkpanam NE, Abang IE, Ngim NE, Udosen AM. Long Bone Non-Unions and Malunions: Risk Factors and Treatment Outcomes in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. Open Journal of Orthopedics 2013; 3:253-257.

Ngim NE, Ndifon W, Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Isiwele E. Lower limb amputation in diabetic foot disease: Experience in a tertiary hospital in South SouthNgeria. African Journal of Diabetes Medicine 2012; 20(1):13-15.

Ikpeme Ikpeme, Ngim Ngim, Anthony Udosen, Obiora Onuba, OkokonEnembe, Segun Bello. External jig-aided intramedullary interlocking nailing of diaphyseal fractures: experience from a tropical developing centre. IntOrthop2011; 35(1):107-111.

Ngim NE, Onuba O, Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA. Unreduced Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: Is Open Reduction beneficial to the patient?  Journal of Orthopaedics 2010; 7(2)e11.

Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM, Ngim NE, Ikpeme AA, Amah P, Bello S, Okpara S. Footcare Practices among Nigerian Diabetics presenting with foot gangrene. African Journal of Diabetes Medicine 2010; 18(2):15-17.

Otei OO, Asuquo ME, Nwagbara VIC, Udosen AM, Otu AA. Fasciocutaneous flap reconstruction of large incisional hernia from appendicectomy: A case report. Int J Tropical Surg. 2010; 4(1):41-43.

Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Ngim NE. Traditional Bone Setting in Africa: Counting the cost. The Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine 2009, Volume 7 Number 1.

Udosen AM, Ngim N, Etokidem A, Ikpeme IA, Urom S, Marwa A. Attitude and perception of patients towards amputation as a form of surgical treatment in the University of Calabar teaching hospital, Nigeria. African Health Sciences 2009; Vol. 9, No. 4: 254-257.

Asuquo ME, Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Ngim NE, Otei OO, Ebughe G, Bassey EE. Cutaneous Squamous Cell Caricnoma in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2009; Volume 34, Issue 8:870-873. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2009.03243.x.

Udosen AM, Etiuma AU, Efem SEE, Essien IT, Marwa A. Trends in traditional methods of bullet extraction and their results in Calabar, Nigeria. Int J Tropical Surg. 2009; 3(1):54-59

Udosen AM, M. A. Inyama, A. U. Etiuma, S. Urom, Marwa& E. Djunda : Non-Transfusion orthopaedic Surgery in complicated fractures among Jehovah’s witnesses in Calabar, Nigeria: Case report. The IntJOrthop surg.(ISRAEL) 2009 Volume 11 Number 2

Ikpeme IA and Udosen AM. Improvised irrigation and drainage system for the Lautenbach procedure.Int J Tropical Surg. 2009; 3(2):54-59.

Etiuma AU, Bassey OO, Udosen AM. Brown-sequard syndrome from assault stab knife injury to the chest (case Report).Int J Tropical Surg. 2009; 3(2):54-59.

Etiuma A, Bassey O, Udosen AM, Eshiet A. cervico-thoracic impalement injury:  Case report and literature review. African Annal of thoracic and cardio-vascular surgery 2009; 4 (1): 28-30

Ngim NE, Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Ngim OE. Prospective Study of Limb Injuries in Calabar. The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2008; Vol. 8, No. 2.

UdosenA M, Etokidem A.  The role of the media and Rural healthcare workers in the eradication of harmful Traditional Practices: The traditional bonesetters in focus. Global Journal of comm. Medicine 2008; Volume 1(1&2): 67-71

Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM, Ngim NE, Amah P. Autoamputation of the Foot following treatment of Leg Ulcer by Traditional Bonesetters. J. Orthopaedics 2008; 5(4)e6.

Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Ngim NE. A Prospective Study of Spinal Cord Injury in The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria: A Preliminary Report. The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2007; Vol 5, Number 1.

Ngim NE, Udosen AM. Commercial Motorcyclists: Do they Care about Road Safety? Nigerian Medical Practitioner 2007;Vol. 51, No 6:110 – 113.

Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM, Asuquo ME, Ngim NE. Lightening Burns and Traditional Medical Treatment – Case Report. West African Journal of Medicine 2007; Vol. 26, No 1: 53 – 54.

Ikpeme IA, Udosen AM, Ngim NE, Oyo-Ita A, Ogbudu SO. Head Injury in Calabar. Nigerian Journal of Surgical Sciences 2007; Vol. 17, No 1: 14 – 20.

Udosen AM, Ammah P, Etiuma AU. Metastatic malignant melanoma presenting as chronic Low back pain. Mary Slessor journal of Medicine. June, 2007.

Odey FA, Umoh UU, Meremikwu MM, Udosen AM. Potts Disease In Children And  Adolescents In Calabar, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2007. Volume 6 Number 1

Udosen AM, Etiuma AU, Eshiet AI, Asuquo MA. Non-transfusion Surgery in Calabar,     Nigeria: Our Experience In Twenty-Eight Major Surgeries. The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine. 2007. Volume 5 Number 2.

Udosen AM,Essien DE: Producing Indigenous Orthopaedic Splints: The Nigerian initiative. IntJ.Medical Technology ITALY. 2007. Vol. 4 Number 1.

Ngim NE, Udorroh EG, Udosen AM. Acute Bilateral Anterior Shoulder Dislocation following Domestic Assault – Case Report. West African Journal of Medicine 2006;Vol. 25,No 3:256–257.

Ngim NE, Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA. Review of Seventy Consecutive Cases of Limb Injuries in Calabar – The Role of Motorcyclists. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma 2006; 5(2): 38-40.

Udosen AM, Etiuma AU, Ugare G, Bassey OO. Gunshot injuries in Calabar, Nigeria: (An indication of increasing societal violence and police brutality).African Health Sciences 2006; Vol 6(3):165-167.

Udosen AM, Glen E, Ogbudu S, Nkposong E. Incidence of leaving against medical advice (LAMA) among patients admitted at the Accident and Emergency unit of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Nig Journal of Clinical Practice 2006 Vol. 9(2):122 -125

Udosen AM, Ogbudu S. The Use of External fixators: Review of literature and Experiences in a Developing World. Nig J Med 2006; Vol 15(2): 115-118

Udosen AM, Etiuma AU, Otu AA. Chronic Foot Ulcer complicating a Traumatic Arteriovenous Fistula. Port Harcourt Med J 2006; 1:68-70.

Udosen AM, Otei OO, Onuba O. The role of traditional bonesetters in Africa: Experience in Calabar, Nigeria. Annals of Afr. Med. 2006; 5(4):170-173.

Udosen AM, Etiuma AU, Ugare GA, Akpan SG, Bassey OO: Femoral ArteryAneurysm, a Complication of Traditional Bonesetting, Nig J Surg. 2005.(a case report).

Udosen AM,Ugare G: Generalized Tetanus Complicating lower limb fractures managed by Traditional bonesetters.  Tropical Doctor 2005; 35:237-239.

Udosen AM, Ngim OE, Etiuma AU: Exposure risk to HIV infection among Casualty staff; the UCTH experience. Nig J of ortho/trauma Vol. 3 No: 1 (Jan. 2004); 39-41.

Udosen AM, Dominic Essien: Introducing the Inbed Spinal Traction kit for use on patients with Low back pain.  Nig. J. of ortho/trauma Vol. 3 No; 1 (Jan. 2004); 30-38.

Udosen AM: The Role of Orthopaedic and Trauma Assistants in improving rural orthopaedic and trauma care: Annals of Afr. Med. Vol. 3 No:3, September, 2004: 150 -152.

Udosen AM: Tourniquet application:  Does it Reduce Blood loss among children undergoing corrective osteotomy? Nig. J of ortho/trauma Vol. 3 No. 2(June, 2004); 98-102.

Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Umo-otong UE, Opone AC: The Use of Pin-In-Plaster Technique in the Management of Complex Tibial Fractures, the Calabar experience. Nig. J of ortho/trauma Vol. 3 No:2 (June, 2004); 163-169.

Udosen AM, Ikpeme IA, Etiuma AU, Egor S: Major Amputations at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria. Nig. J of Surg. Sc., Vol. 14, No: 2(2004); 60-63.

Eshiet AI, Udosen AM, Ilori IU, Ngim OE, Akpan SG; Methods of Pain management by Traditional Bonesetters: Experiences in the South-South zone of Nigeria, NJOT Vol. 3, No: 2 (2004); 17-184.

Udosen AM. Alternative medicine euphoria and a rising incidence of amputation among diabetic foot sufferers: a clinical observation. Nig J of Surg Research, Vol. No 3-4 (2004):144.

Udosen AM: The effect of Tourniquet on Postoperative wound Infection, Part II Dissertation to the Postgraduate Medical of Nigeria, 1999; 21-34.

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