DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
ACADEMIC STAFF
Prof. A. A. Orhue (Emeritus Professor)

S/N NAMES STATUS QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Prof. E. E. Okpere Professor M.B.B.S., FMCOG, FWACS, FICS, FRCOG
  2. Prof. F. E. Okonofua Professor B.Sc, MBCHB, Fellow of Nig. College in O & G
  3. Prof. (Mrs.) A. O. Aisien Professor MBBS, FMCOG, FICS
  4. Prof. E. P. Gharoro Professor MB.BS, FMCOG, Nat. Postgrad. College, FWACS
  5. Prof. M. E. Aziken Professor MBBS, FWACS, FMCOG, MPH, DMAS, CERT SONOLOGY, CERT ART
  6. Prof. A. B. A. Ande Professor MB;ChB, B.Sc, MPH, FWACS, FICS
  7. Prof. E. Ehigiegba Professor MBBS, MRCOG, MPH
  8. Prof. C. A. Okonkwo Professor MBBS, FMCOG, FICS, DMAS, CERT. Cancer Survival
  9. Dr. (Mrs.) A. P. Osemwenkha Associate Professor MBBS, FWACS, FICS
  10. Dr. J. Osaikhuwuomwan Associate professor MBBS, FWACS,
  11. Dr. N. Enaruna Senior Lecturer MBBS, FWACS, FMCOG
  12. Dr. E. Enabudoso Senior Lecturer MBBS, FWACS, FMCOG, MPH, CERT. FETAL MEDICINE/OBS. ULTRASOUND
  13. Dr. J. D. K. Sodje Lecturer I MBBS, FWACS
  14. Dr. E. O. Olokor Lecturer I MBBS, FWACS
  15. Dr. K. Osazee Lecturer I MBBS, FWACS, M.Sc,(clin. Embryo. &ART
    ASSOCIATE LECTURER
  16. Dr. O. I. Iribhogbe Hospital Consultant MBBS, FMCOG, FWACS, Dipl. Rep. Medicine
  17. Dr. M. Ezeanochie Hospital Consultant MBBS, FWACS
    ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
  18. P. A. Iyoha(Mrs.) Senior Executive Officer (Secretarial) NECO, Diploma in Desktop Publishing, B.Sc
  19. I. Ogbebor (Mrs.) Senior Executive Officer HND
  20. M. Ajayi (Miss) Computer Operator OND
  21. Osayawe P.I (Mrs) Office Assistant JSS 3

Obstetric and Gynaecological Teaching
Gynaecologic and Obstetric Pathologic Tutorials and Demonstrations
Pathology of abortions/ectopic pregnancy. Hydatidiform mole and malignant trophoblastic diseases. Tuberculosis of the female genital tract and chronic non-tuberculous pelvic inflammatory diseases. Inflammatory benign lesions and tumours of the uterus and cervix. Malignant tumours of the uterus and cervix. Common benign and malignant tumours of the ovary. Endometriosis, adenomyosis. Cytology in obstetrics and gynaecology. Inflammatory, benign and malignant tumours of the vulva and vagina.

Gynaecological Lecture/Tutorial
Physiology of puberty and adolescence. The menstrual cycle, regulation, endocrine. Basis and variations in the menstrual cycle. Ovulation; control and induction. Primary and secondary amenorrhoea. Abnormalities of menstruation. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Dysmenorrhoea, etc. The menopause, the climacteric and their endocrine basis. Abnormal menopause and its management. Abortion. Ectopic pregnancy. Sexually transmitted diseases. Vaginal discharges. Pelvic inflammatory disease — acute and chronic. Infertility-aetiology; management. Anatomy of the pelvic floor, genital prolapse. Other displacements of the uterus. Injuries of the urinary tract; Injures of the anorectal region recto-vaginal fistula and others; third degree perineal tears. Gynaetresia. Endoscopy in gynaecological practice. Hormone therapy in gnaecology. Common gnaecological dsorders in childhood and adolescence. Diseases of the tophoblast. Management of malignant tophoblastic diseases. Common benign tumours of the uerine cervix and body of the uterus. Malignant tumours of the uterine cervix. Malignant tmours of the body of the uterus. Common benign oarian tumour. Malignant ovarian tumours. Management of the cancer patient, the role of surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy as applied to genital cancer. Sex determination and itersexuality. Diagnosis and management of ambiguous sexual development. Endometriosis. Principles of pre- and postoperative care. Post-operative complications.
Obstetric and Gynaecological Teaching (Physiological Basis of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Tutorials)

  1. Development of the female urogenital tract, congenital abnormalities of the female genital tract.
  2. Anatomy of the female organs in the non-pregnant and pregnancy states.
  3. Ovarian and endometrial cycles and menstruation. Ovarian-pituitary function.
  4. Conception, implantation and early development of the fertilised ovum time-table of organ development.
  5. Development and function of the placenta.
  6. Diagnosis of pregnancy and changes in the genital tract in pregnancy.
  7. Endocrine changes during pregnancy in the ovaries, placenta, fetus and other organs.
  8. Intrauterine physiology of the foetus.
  9. Amniotic fluid.
  10. Adaptation of the fetus to extrauterine life.
  11. Physiology of labour and uterine action – normal and abnormal.
  12. Anatomy of the bony pelvic and mechanism of labour.
  13. Physiology and management of the third stage of labour.
  14. Physiology of lactation.

Obstetrics Lectures/Tutorials (Disorders of Pregnancy)

  1. Importance of accurate record-keeping in obstetrics.
  2. Pre-natal care in high risk obstetric patients in Nigeria.
  3. Anaemia in pregnancy.
  4. Haemoglobinopathies in pregnancy.
  5. Malaria in pregnancy.
  6. Jaundice in pregnancy. Acute hepatitis necrosis during pregnancy,
  7. Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.
  8. Essential hypertension and chronic renal disease.
  9. Urinary tractinfection in pregnancy.
  10. Pulmonary tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases in pregnancy.
  11. Antepartum haemorrhage – aetiology, diagnosis and management.
  12. Heart diseases in pregnancy.
  13. Glycosuria and diabetes in pregnancy.
  14. Haemolytic disease in pregnancy and in the newborn-Rh isoimmunization.
  15. Identification and management of fetal growth retardation and intrauterine fetal death.
  16. Factors interfering with fetal oxygenation, maternal & placental. Post-maturity. Placental insufficiency.
  17. Breech presentation: diagnosis, management and complications.
  18. Premature rupture of fetal membranes, management and complications.
  19. Hydramnios, oligohydramnios and their complications.
  20. Intercurrent infestations and infections (including the dysentaries, smallpox, rubella, and other viral infections) during pregnancy.
  21. Abdominal pain in pregnancy other than labour.

Obstetrics Tutorials II

(Labour, Pueperium, Neonatology)
(600 Level)

  1. Mechanism of labour; diagnosis and active management of normal labour.
  2. Prolonged labour: aetiology, complications and management.
  3. Trial of labour. Test of labout.
  4. Unstable lie. Problems of grand-multiparity in Nigeria and management.
  5. Obstructed labour; causes, diagnosis, principles of management.
  6. Rupture of the uterus. Other maternal injuries.
  7. Pregnancy and labour in the very young and elderly primigravidae.
  8. Multiple pregnancy: management of labour and delivery.
  9. Malpositions/malpresentations: complications and management of labour and delivery.
  10. Antenatal and intrapartum fetal monitoring.
  11. Pain relief in labour.
  12. Postpartum haemorrhage, retained placenta.
  13. Induction of labour.
  14. Operative vaginal deliveries: vacuum extraction, forceps delivery, symphysiotomy and destructive operation.
  15. Caesarean section and caesarean hysterectomy.
  16. Puerperal morbidity.
  17. Conduct of the postnatal clinic.
  18. Maternal mortality and morbidity reduction in Nigeria.
  19. Fertility regulation and methods (family planning).
  20. Pre and postnatal detection of congenital abnormalities of the newborn; antenatal and postnatal diagnosis.
  21. The asphysiated infant: resuscitation and management.
  22. Intracranial birth injuries: causes and prevention.
  23. Prematurity: epidemiology and management.
  24. Perinatal mortality reduction in Nigeria.

Obstetric and Gynaecologyal Teaching (Special Lectures)

  1. Drugs and the expectant mother.
  2. Mental health problems in pregnancy and puerperium.
  3. Biological factors in obstetrics.
  4. Social factors in obstetrics.
  5. Nutrition in pregnancy and lactation.
  6. The organization of maternity1 services for a community.
  7. Ultrasonography in obstetrics & gynaecology.
  8. Renal failure in obstetrics & gynaecology.
  9. Special problems of anaesthesia & analgesia in obstetrics & gynaecology.
  10. Blood transfusion in obstetrics & gynaecology.
  11. Disorders of coagulation & fibrinolytic systems in pregnancy, labour and the puerperium.
  12. The role of the trained midwife in rural and hospital practice.
  13. The role of the medical social worker in the care of obstetric & gynaecological patients.
  14. Radiology in obstetrics and gynaecology.

All students rotate through all the specialties. Then is always end of posting evaluation.

Admission Requirements
Requirements are in accordance with those of the university admissions into the MBBS degree course of the University of Benin.