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Prof. Victor O.

Professor
Internal Medicine
vicansa@unical.edu.ng

I am the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, a Professor of Medicine and Honorary Chief Consultant Cardiologist at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. I am a non-invasive Cardiologist with interest in Heart failure, Hypertension and cardiovascular epidemiology. I have collaborated with colleagues in various parts of the world to undertake land mark cardiovascular researches like the RELY_AF, INTER-CHF, IMPI TRIAL and currently involved in the G-CHF Study. I have also just concluded a study on the cardiovascular evaluation of persons living with Sickle cell anemia in addition to several other studies. My modest contributions have been published in several peer reviewed journals. I was Chairman Committee of Deans and member of the University management from 2015-2016. Presently serve as the Chief Examiner of the Faculty of Internal Medicine, West African College of Physicians- an organ of the West African Postgraduate Medical College.

Peters EJ,Ansa VO, ImananaghaKK, Antia EA. Time of presentation for treatment and profile of deformities among leprosy patients in south eastern Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine


Ansa VO, Udoma EJ, Umoh MS, Anah MU. Occupational risk of infection by human immunodeficiency and hepatitis b viruses among health workers in south-eastern Nigeria. East African Medical Journal 2002; Vol.79 No.5: 25 -27


Ekpo M, AnsaVO Electrocardiographic screening in unmedicated vagrant psychotics on rehabilitation. East African Medical Journal. 2005 ; Vol. 82 No.9:488 -4


AnsaVO, Oyo-Ita A, Essien OE Perception of Ischaemic heart disease, knowledge of and attitude to reduction of its risk factors. East African Medical Journal 2007; Vol. 84 No.7: 319- 32


Ansa VO, Udoma EJ, Umoh MS, Anah MU. Occupational risk of infection by human immunodeficiency and hepatitis b viruses among health workers in south-eastern Nigeria. East African Medical Journal 2002; Vol.79 No.5: 25 -27


Ansa VO, Anah MU, Ndifon WO Soft drink consumption and obesity/overweight among Nigerian adolescent. CVD Prevention and Control (World Heart Federation) 2008; 3:191 – 196


Ansa VO, Peters EJ, AnyanaechiCC Coexistence of tropical pyomyositis, diabetes and HIV infection. Diabetes International 2005; Vol. 13 No.1 :10 -11


Ansa V.O, Anah, MU, Odey FA, Mbu PN, Agbor,E. Relationship between Parental socioeconomic status and casual blood pressure in coastal Nigerian adolescents. West Afr. J Med 2010; Vol. 29, No.3:147 – 152


V.O.Ansa, F.Abasiubong, R.Agbulu, B.Edet.Psychological distress in Nigerian patients with heart failure. CVD Prevention and Control (World Heart Federation) 2010; 4:201- 211


Festus Abasiubong, Victor Okon Ansa, Sunday Bassey Udoh, Inuaesiet Ime Edemekong, Mkpouto Udeme Akpan . Stress, attitude and marital relationships of mothers of children with chronic neurological disorders in southern, Nigeria. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin 2010; 9: 413-420


MU Anah, V.O Ansa, AU Etiuma, EE Udoh, EO Neji, AA Asindi. Hypothroidism presenting as recurrent pericardial effusion in a child with Down’s Syndrome.West African Journal of Medicine 2011; 30(3): 210 –213


MU Anah, V.O Ansa, AU Etiuma, EE Udoh, EO Neji, AA Asindi. Hypothroidism presenting as recurrent pericardial AnsaV.O, Etiuma AU. I.Odudu-Umoh, G. Eboh.Discrete Subaortic stenosis in an adult Nigerian –A case report.West African Journal of Medicine 2011; 30(5):380-383.


Ansa VO, Peters EJ, Ekott JU. Distribution of liver diseases among medical admissions in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2000; Vol. 2.No2: 6 -9


Ansa VO, Odigwe CO, Ekanem EE. Clinical usefulness of non-invasive cardiological investigations in the assessment of loud heart murmurs in Nigerian children and adolescents. Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences 2001; Vol. 2/3: 135 -138


Peters EJ, Ansa VO, Philip-Ephraim EE, Ekott JU. Profile of childhood leprosy in South eastern Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2000; Vol.2.No2:17-20


Ansa VO, Odigwe Co, Anah MU. Profile of body mass index and obesity in Nigerian children and adolescents.Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2001; Vol.10.No.2:78 -80


Ansa VO, Odigwe CO, Ekanem EE. Pattern of blood pressure in urban Nigerian adolescents-experience from south-eastern Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical Sciences 20012; Vol. 1.No.1: 1- 6


Ansa VO, Udoma EJ, Umoh MS, Fagbule SO.Pancreatic Pseudocyst -a diagnostic dilemma in the tropics.Global Journal of Medical Sciences 2002; Vol.1 No.1:65 – 67


Anah MU, AntiaObong OE, Odigwe CO, Ansa VO.Heart failure among paediatric emergencies in Calabar, south eastern Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. 2004; Vol.4 No 1: 58 -62


Peters EJ, EtiumaDU, Eduwem DA, Ansa VO. Complicated amoebic liver abscess still a significant health problem in the tropics. – 3 clinical case reports. Global Journal of Medical Sciences 2003; Vol.2 No.1: 65 – 70


AnsaVO, Ekpo M. QTc -interval and antipsychotic drug therapy in psychiatric patients- experience from Calabar- south eastern Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2006; Vol.6 No.1: 55 - 58


Ansa VO, Ekott JU, Essien IO, Bassey EO. Seasonal variation in admissions for heart failure, hypertension and stroke in Uyo, south eastern Nigeria.Annals of African Medicine 2008; Vol.7 No. 2: 62- 66


Ansa VO, EkottJU, Bassey EO. Profile and outcome of cardiovascular admissions at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital – a five year review. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2008; Vol.11 (1): 22 -24


Ansa VO, Nku CO, Mgechi G.Self-reported hypertension and diabetes in the work place: survey in a University community. Global Journal of Community Medicine 2008; Vol.1No.1: 9-12


Anah MU, Ansa VO, Udonwa NE.Treatment of relatives by doctors: experience from Calabar,Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2008; Vol.11 (1): 41 – 44


Agbulu RO, AnsaVO,K.K. Imananagha, AgbuluP.Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias in cardiac and non-cardiac patients in UCTH. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2008; Vol.8 (2):17-2


Agbulu RO,Ansa VO,Udofia O,Imananagha KK ,Philip-Ephraim EE. Obesity: A prevalent factor in the pathogenesis of Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias. NigerDeltaAfri. JHE 2008; Vol.1 (1):26-32


JJ Andy, JU Ekott, VO Ansa. Systemic Thromboembolism in Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF): Clinical Observations, aetiopathogenesis and treatment. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2010; 39:207 -213


F. Odey,M. Anah,V. Ansa,J.Ogbeche,M. Meremikwu,E. Ekanem. Pre-hypertension and Hypertension in apparently healthy adolescents in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Community Medicine. 2009; Vol.2 (1 and 2): 13-20


V.O. Ansa, A.A.Otu, I.Odudu-Umoh, G.Ebughe. An unusual presentation of Burkitt’s lymphoma in a Nigerian adolescent. Port Harcourt Medical Journal 2011; 5:225- 229


Agbulu, RE, Ansa VO, Imananagha,KK, Olasode O etal. Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmia in the elderly and other associated factors. Niger Delta Afr. J.2011; 82 49-54


Agbulu, RE, Ansa VO, Imananagha,KK, Olasode O etal. Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmia in the elderly and other associated factors. Niger Delta Afr. J.2011; 82 49-54


Agbulu, RE, Ansa VO, Imananagha,KK, Olasode O etal. Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmia in the elderly and other associated factors. Niger Delta Afr. J.2011; 82 49-54


VO Ansa, E.O.Bassey, U.Ekripo. Predictors of in-hospital mortality among stroke patients in Uyo, Nigeria. Port Harcourt Medical Journal 2012; 6(2) 170 – 175


Ansa VO, Odigwe CO, Agbulu RE, Odudu-Umoh I, UhegbuV, Ekripo U.The clinical utility of echocardiography as a cardiological diagnostic tool in poor resource settings. Nig. Journal of Clinical Practice 2013; Vol.16 (1): 82-85


Okonkwo U, Ansa V, Odudu-Umoh I, AdimekweT. Pulmonary tuberculosis presenting as spontaneous pneumothorax in a young Nigerian. African Journal of Thoracic Medicine 2013; 8(2): 24-2


Bongani Mayosi,MpikoNsetke,Jackie Bosch,Janice Pogue……Victor Ansa et al. Rationale and design of the Investigation of management of Pericarditis(IMPI trial:A 2x2 factorial randomized double blind multicenter trial of adjunctive Prednisolone and Myocobacterium w immunotherapy in Tuberculous pericarditis. American Heart Journal 2013; 165:109-115.e3


Akaniyene Otu,Victor Umoh,Abdulrazak Habib,Soter Ameh,Lovett Lawson,Victor Ansa. Drug resistance among Pulmonary Tuberculosis patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Pulmonary Medicine 2013; Article ID 235190.http/dx.doi.org/10.1155/235190.


Akaniyene Out,,Victor Umoh, Abdulrazak Habib Victor Ansa.Prevalence and clinical predictors of drug-resistant tuberculosis in three clinical settings in Calabar, Nigeria.Clinical Respiratory Journal 2014 Volume: 8(2): 234-239. DOI: 10.111/crj.12054:


Okon Essien, Joseph Andy, Victor Ansa, Akaniyene Otu, Alphonsus Udoh . Coronary artery Disease and the profile of cardiovascular Risk factors in South- South Nigeria: A clinical and Autopsy Study; 2014; Cardiology Practice and Research 2014, Page/Volume: Article ID 804751


Jonas Oldgern, Jeff S Healy, Michael Ezekowitz,Commeford P et al. Collaborators - Victor Ansa ,Aje A,Danbauchi S,Karaye K et al(Nigeria) RELY Registry Investigators-Variation in Etiology and management of Atrial Fibrillation in a Prospective Registry of 15,400 Emergency department Patients in 46 countries: The RELY- Atrial Fibrillation Registry. Circulation 2014; Vol.129 (15):1568- 1576


Victor Ansa, Akaninyene Otu, Charles Nworah Evaristus Chukwudike.End-stage heart failure: What choices are available for the Nigerian cardiologist- Nigerian Journal of Cardiology 2015; Vol.12 (2):154-15 doi: 10.4103/0189-7969.152031


Dokainish H,Teo K T, Zhu J, Roy A et al on behalf of INTERHEART Investigators. Ansa V,Akintunde A,Ogah ,OS et al- Heart failure in Africa, Asia,the Middle East and South America: The INTER-CHF study .Intl J Cardio. 2016 (204): 133-141


Bongani Mayosi,Mpiko Nsetke, Jackie Bosch,Janice Pogue J, Thabane L,Smieja M,Francis V,……Victor Ansa et al IMPI Trial Investigators Prednisolone and Mycobacterium indicus pranii in Tuberculous Pericarditis. New England Journal of Medicine 2014;(371):1121-1130


Ansa V, Otu A,Oku A,Njideoffor U,Nworah C, Odigwe C. Patient outcomes following after-hours and weekend admissions for cardiovascular disease in tertiary hospital in Calabar,Nigeria. Cardiovasc J Afri 2016 27(5): 328-332. Doi 10.5830/CVJA-2016-025.


Ogurin OA, Daniel F, Ansa V. Knowledge of the Nigerian Code of Health Research Ethics among Boimedical Researchers in Southern Nigeria. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. May 2016 doi: 10.1177/15562646 16650072


Okonkwo UC,Umoh IO,Henshaw E,Ansa V. Prevalence of dyspeptic symptoms among patients on low dose antiplatelet therapy. Nig J Cardiol 2017; 14:92-6


Uhegbu VM, AnsaVO, Okpa HO,Enang OE,Odigwe CO. The predictors of left ventricular dysfunction among hypertensive and diabetic-hypertensive patients in a tertiary Hospital in Nigeria. Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2017; 16(9):64-70

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