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Dr George Eleje

TitleSenior Lecturer
InstitutionNnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka/ Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital
DepartmentNnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka/ Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital
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Nigeria
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    Dr George Eleje is a senior Lecturer and Consultant in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with special interest in Preterm birth, Evidence based medicine (Cochrane systematic Reviews), Infectious diseases and HIV medicine (particularly Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/Hepatitis and adolescent HIV prevention). He has more than 7 years’ experience as a Consultant. He is currently the Research Co-ordinator at the Effective Care Research Unit, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria. He previously held the role of Deputy Editor, Afrimedic Journal and currently contributing to capacity building in training of over 400 Medical Students and trainee Resident Doctors in Nigeria. I am a reviewer to ten international Journals including Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. He is a Consultant on reproductive health issues for West African Health Organisation (WAHO) on cervical cancer. He is a Fellow of the South African Cochrane Center through a grant received from the Effective Health Care Research Consortium www.evidence4health.org. DR Eleje is a contact person for three of Cochrane Systematic Reviews and co-author on four others in progress. Notable about the Cochrane reviews is our currently registered title, which we are currently developing its protocol titled: “Antivirals for prevention of hepatitis B virus mother-to-child transmission in human immunodeficiency virus positive pregnant women co-infected with hepatitis B virus”. He has published widely in international and notable national journals on HIV, PMTCT, preterm births and related fields. Dr Eleje has also attended 3rd African Cochrane indaba through a grant from tdr global. Presently, He is a mentor to an ongoing HIV-related EDCTP grant titled: “Conditional economic incentives and motivational interviewing to improve adolescents' retention in HIV care and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Southeast Nigeria: a cluster randomised trial”, with Grant support number:TMA2016CDF-1548/European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership/


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    1. Eleje GU, Ogbunugafor HA, Emegoakor CD, Okoye EI, Ezejiofor OI, Chukwurah SN, Ikechebelu JI, Nchinda GW, Ugochukwu CG, Nnaji-Ihedinmah LI, Okoye FBC, Eneh FU, Onwukamuche ME, Esimone CO. Efficacy and safety of Syferol-IHP for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease: a pilot, double-blind randomized trial. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2019; 12:21-30. PMID: 30679917.
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    2. Ezeigwe CO, Okafor CI, Eleje GU, Udigwe GO, Anyiam DC. Placental Peripartum Pathologies in Women with Preeclampsia and Eclampsia. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2018; 2018:9462938. PMID: 30327674.
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    3. Joe-Ikechebelu NN, Eleje GU, Ugwu EO, Okafor CD, Nwachukwu CE, Okam PC, Ogboji OE, Ikechebelu JI. A Randomized Controlled Trial on Efficacy and Safety of Trocar-Site Infiltration with Lidocaine for Postoperative Pain Relief after Diagnostic Laparoscopy. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2019; 84(1):71-78. PMID: 30145600.
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    4. Ikechebelu JI, Eleje GU, Bhamare P, Joe-Ikechebelu NN, Okafor CD, Akintobi AO. Fertility Outcomes following Laparoscopy-Assisted Hysteroscopic Fallopian Tube Cannulation: A Preliminary Study. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2018; 2018:7060459. PMID: 29977301.
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    5. Ezugwu EC, Eleje GU, Iyoke CA, Mba SG, Nnaji HC, Enechukwu CI, Nkwo PO. Preference for anonymity in sperm donation for artificial insemination: an experience from low-resource settings in Nigeria. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2018; 12:499-504. PMID: 29670338.
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    6. Eleje GU, Edokwe ES, Ikechebelu JI, Onubogu CU, Ugochukwu EF, Okam PC, Ibekwe AM. Mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among HIV-infected pregnant women on highly active anti-retroviral therapy with premature rupture of membranes at term. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 Jan; 31(2):184-190. PMID: 28064549.
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    7. Udigwe GO, Eleje GU, Ihekwoaba EC, Udegbunam OI, Egeonu RO, Okwuosa AO. Acute Intestinal Obstruction Complicating Abdominal Pregnancy: Conservative Management and Successful Outcome. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2016; 2016:2576280. PMID: 27313923.
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    8. Eleje G, Udegbunam O, Ofojebe C, Adichie C. Determinants and management outcomes of pelvic organ prolapse in a low resource setting. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2014 Sep; 4(5):796-801. PMID: 25328796.
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    9. Ikechebelu J, Eleje G, Ofojebe C. True umbilical cord knot leading to fetal demise. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2014 Jul; 4(Suppl 2):S155-8. PMID: 25184085.
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    10. Eleje G, Ele P, Okocha E, Iloduba U. Epidemiology and clinical parameters of adult human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome at the initiation of antiretroviral therapy in South eastern Nigeria. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2014 Mar; 4(2):217-21. PMID: 24761241.
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    11. Igwegbe A, Eleje G. Hydatidiform mole: A Review of Management Outcomes in a Tertiary Hospital in South-East Nigeria. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2013 Apr; 3(2):210-4. PMID: 23919192.
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    12. Igwegbe A, Eleje G, Okpala B. An appraisal of the management of ectopic pregnancy in a nigerian tertiary hospital. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2013 Apr; 3(2):166-70. PMID: 23919183.
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    13. Obiechina Nj, Okolie V, Eleje G, Okechukwu Z, Anemeje O. Twin versus singleton pregnancies: the incidence, pregnancy complications, and obstetric outcomes in a Nigerian tertiary hospital. Int J Womens Health. 2011; 3:227-30. PMID: 21845068.
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