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Dr. Ima-Abasi Effiong Bassey




Associate Professor


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About Dr. Ima-Abasi Effiong Bassey

I am a Pathology course lecturer in the faculty of Medicine. My research interests are: 1. Molecular/Genetic profiling of Prostate Cancer 2. Medical Education

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery MBBCh• UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, Calabar, Nigeria 19841992
Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College in Pathology, • NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF NIGERIA, Lagos, Nigeria 19962004

S/N Publication
Bassey IE,  Isiwele EM, Debua A.(2018) Prognostication Studies of Prostate Cancer in Black Africa: Findings from Calabar, South South, Nigeria. IJCMR 5(5):E1-E5 
Umana A, Offiong ME,  Mgbe RB, Adekanye AG, Bassey I,Ebughe G. (2011) Cancer of the Larynx- Management Challenges in Calabar, South-South Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine.Vol 9 (2) 
Asanga UU, Ibanga AA, Bassey IE, Etim BA, Utam UA. (2017) OrbitalTuberculosis in a 65 Year Old Female: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 6(8): 11-15
Bassey IE,Gyuse AN, Odusholu PO, Ekanem IA, Omotoso AJ. (2011) Justification Rate for Non-Obstetric Hysterectomies – A Study of Cases in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. Nigerian Journal of Medicine; 20(1):71-74. 
Bassey IE, Isiwele EM, Eyam SE, Ushie DE, Ani NE, Ikpeme AA, Ngaji AI (2018) Pattern of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Males Aged Forty Years and Above: Results from Screening of Apparently Healthy University Workers, IJDMSR Vol 2(1):18-21
Ekanem AD, Etuk SJ, Udoma EJ, Ekanem, IA, Bassey IE. (2005)What proportion of abortion seekers in Calabar are really pregnant? Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and GynaecologyVol. 22(1):12-15. 
Gabriel, U., Joseph, U., Bassey, I.-A., Joshua, A., & Emmanuel, D. (2015). Plasmacytoma of the Breast: A Report of a Rare Disease. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, 25(4), 373–376.
1.      Ugare, GU,Bassey IE, Essiet A, Bassey OO. (2009) The Causes and Incidence of Urinary  Retention in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, International Journal  of  tropical Surgery. Vol. 3(2):78-83. 
Ugare UG, Bassey I-A, Udosen EJ, Essiet A, Bassey OO. (2014) Management of Lower Urinary Retention in a Limited Resource Setting. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences. 24(4):329-336
Omotoso AJ, Nnoli MA,Bassey IE, Akintomide AO, Ngim OE, Ekanem IA. (2013) Histopathological analysis of appendectomy specimens in Calabar, South-Southern Nigeria. IOSR Journals. Jul-Aug Vol 2(6) 
Ugare UG,Bassey IE,Jibrin PG, Ekanem IA. (2012) Analysis of Gleason grade and score in 90 Nigerian Africans with prostate cancer during the period 1994 to 2004
Ebughe GA, Ugare GU, Nwagbara VJ, Udosen JE, Nnoli MA, Omoronyia OE, Chukwuegbo CC, Ugbem TI, Bassey I, Omotoso A, Okokon E. (2013) Histological type and Tumor Grade in Nigerian Breast Cancer: relationship to menarche, Family History of  breast Cancer, Parity, Age at Fisrt Birth and Age at menopause ISOR J. Den and Med Sci. May-June Vol 7(5),58-63 
Anyanechi CE, Bassey GO, Anyanechi, CC, Ekanem IA, Omotoso AJ, Ebughe GA, Bassey IE. (2009) Histoplasmosis of the Maxilla Mimicking Malignant Neoplasm: A case  report. International Journal of Tropical Surgery Vol. 3(3): 116-120. 
Ugbem T, Ekanem I, Bassey I, Nnoli M, Ebughe G, et al. (2017) Neonatal deaths and autopsy rates in a Nigerian tertiary hospital: a 10-year trend analysis in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Recent Adv Biol Med. 3:131-134. 
Asuquo ME, Nwagbara VI, Otei OO, Bassey I,Ugbem T. (2012) Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma in Calabar, South Nigeria Published in Open Access Scientific Report1:307 doi:10.4172/scientificreport. 307 Vol 1.(6) 
Bassey IE, Jombo GTA and Hemba SH, (2012) Clinical Information as a Quality Assurance    Determinant inDiagnosis of Endometrial Pathology: Findings from Calabar,Nigeria. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Science. June 1(5) 
Bassey IE, Ekanem IA, Jombo GTA, Asana U, Jibrin PJ. (2009). Histoplasmosis Masquerading as a Burkitt’s Tumor and Challenges in Diagnosis: A cases finding at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, South-South Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Ophthalmology and Visual Science Vol. 7 (1) 
Nwagbara VIC, Asuquo ME, Bassey IE, B Edem. (2014)Huge Fistulous Gluteal Mass: A rare presentation of Rectal Cancer. J. Afr Cancer.7:54-58. 
Philip-Ephraim E, Gyuse AN, Bassey IE,Udonwa NE: (2009) Mortality Patterns in the Medical Wards of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine Vol. 9 (2):19-24. 
OffiongME,Umanah AN, UmohAkpan, Kunji J, Bassey I. (2012) Giant Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid gland- A Case Report. The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology. Volume 14(1) 
Bassey IE,  Isiwele EM, Omotoso A, Ushie ED, Ekwere PD. (2018) Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes towards Male Infertility: A Cross Sectional Survey in a Tertiary Institution in SouthSouthern Nigeria IJDMSR  Vol 2, Issue 4 PP 22-28 
Gyuse AN, Bassey IE, Udonma NE, Okokon IB, Philip-Ephraim EE. (2010) HIV/AIDS Related Mortality Among Adult Medical Patients in a Tertiary Health Institution in South-South, Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, Vol. 3(2):141-144. 
Ugare GU, Bassey IE, Udosen JE, Ndifon W, Ndoma-Egba R, Asuquo M, Undie G. (2014) Trauma death in a resource constrained setting: Mechanism and contributory factors, the result of analyzing 147 cases. Nigerian Journal of Clinical practice.Jul-Aug 4. Vol 17 (4) 
Omotoso AJ Agan GU Bassey IEEbughe GA Ekanem IA Ekanem AD.(2010) Cervical Cancer in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Hainan Medical College.Vol 16 (1):28 – 32
Omotoso AJ, Nnoli MA, Bassey IE, Akintomide AO, Odusolu P, Udoh A, Agan TU, Ngim O. (2013) Pancreatic tumor mimicking Pregnancy; a paraneoplastic syndrome: A case Report and Review of Relevant Literature. IOSR  Journals. Jul-Aug Vol 9 (2) 
Asuquo M, Umana A, Otei O, Bassey IE,Ebughe G, (2009) Kaposi Sarcoma in Calabar, Southern Nigeria, OMJ Vol:33-36.
Asuquo ME. Otei OO, Bassey I, Ebughe G. (2013) Oculocutaneous Albinism and Skin Cancer in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Jan.vol.5 (1) :3-5. 
Ugare GU,Ndifon W,Bassey IA, Oyo-Ita AE,Egba RN,Asuquo M,Udosen AM. (2012) Epidemiology of death in the emergency department of a tertiary health centre south-south of Nigeria. Afr Health Sci. Dec;12(4):530-7. 
AsuquoME,Otei OO, Umana A, Bassey I,Ebughe G. (2010) Skin Malignancies of the Head and Neck in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. Eur J. PlastSurg33:87-89 
Bassey IE, Isiwele EM, Eyam SE, Ushie DE, Ani NE. (2018) Correlation of international prostate symptom score with prostate volume and quality of life in a screened population of university workers. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research  
Oga EA, Schumaker LM, Alabi BS, Obaseki D, Umana A, Bassey IA, Ebughe G, Oluwole O, Akeredolu T, Adebamowo SN, DakumP,Cullen K, Adebamowo CA. (2016) Paucity of HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancers (HNC) in Nigeria. PLoS One. April 6;11(4):e0152828. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152828. eCollection 2016 
Bassey IE, Ekanem IA, Olasode BJ, Jombo GTA. (2010) Web-based Learning as an Important Bridge in Information Divide in Contemporary Practice of Pathology in the Developing World: Findings from Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Third world Medicine. Vol. 8(2) 
Odusolu PO,Omotoso AJ, Nnoli M, Agan TU, Bassey IE, Ekanem AD. (2013) Pattern of Cervical Smear Cytology in Calabar, Nigeria.IOSR Journals. Jul-Aug Vol 2(6) 
Inyama, MA, Ibanga IA, Ebughe G, Bassey I, Ekanem I, Asuquo ME. (2012) AIDS;realated   lymphoma at the University of Calabar Teaching hospital(Nigeria): a seven year review. Infectious Agents and Cancer 7(suppl 1):P1 
Bassey IE, Eyam SE, Isiwele EM, Ani EN, Ushie DE, Debua A. (2017) Pattern of Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in male participants 40 -70 years screened for prostate cancer during a medical outreach in a tertiary institution in Nigeria: A pilot study. IJRDO-Journal of Health Sciences and Nursing Vol 2(12): 33-39 

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