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Jideofor Orakwe graduated in medicine, MB;BS, from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1977. He did his postgraduate residency training programme at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Enugu and the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, and acquired the fellowships in Surgery of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria(FMCS) and the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) in 1988 and 1994 respectively, with bias in Urology. He joined the staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University in October 1989 as a pioneer lecturer, Lecturer 1, in the Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Nnewi Campus, Nnewi. As a pioneer lecturer, he was part of the team that drew up the undergraduate curriculum and the clinical training programme of the Department of Surgery. Also as an Honorary Consultant in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, with a subspecialty interest in urology, he was also involved in the establishment of the postgraduate residency training programme in surgery, and the setting up of the Urology Unit and postgraduate training in Urology in the hospital. The hospital was one of the first institutions to gain full accreditation for training in Urology, both of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Surgeons, and has maintained that status till date. A Professor since 2005, his research interest has been mainly in urology, and he has authored and co-authored 44 forty-four scientific papers published in both local and international journals. He has Headed the Departments of Anatomy, Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesiology, ENT of the University, and was Sub-Dean School of Postgraduate Studies from 2004-2008. He has been involved in fully and successfully training at least eight urologists, and in part-training of many more across Nigeria. He has successfully supervised six dissertations in Urology leading to the award of fellowships of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Surgeons. He has membership of many local and international scientific and professional organisations including the Nigerian Medical Association, Nigerian Association of Urological Surgeons, Pan African Association of Urological Surgeons, Societe Internationale d'Urologie (SIU), International College of Surgeons and the International Society of Surgery. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Tropical Journal of Medical Research, since 2010, and Editor of the Nigerian Journal of Urology since 2012. He is married with five children.Interest Includes: Urology
Books Published
1. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, CHIANAKWANA GU. MANAGEMENT OF APPENDIX MASS IN A PERIPHERIAL HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA -–A REVIEW OF 30 CASES. WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2003; 27: 800-803.
2. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. GENITOURINARY TUBERCULOSIS IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW OF 31 CASES. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2005; 8(2): 69-73.
3. MBAERI TU, ORAKWE JC, NWOFOR AME, ORANUSI CK, MBONU OO. ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT OF TESTICULAR VOLUME; COMPARING THE COMMON FORMULAS WITH THE TRUE TESTICULAR VOLUME BY WATER DISPLACEMENT. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 2013. 19: 69-73

4. ORAKWE JC, OGBUAGU BO, EBUH GU. CAN PHYSIQUE AND GLUTEAL SIZE PREDICT PENILE LENGTH IN NIGERIAN MEN? WEST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2006; 25: 223-225
5. MBAERI TU, ORAKWE JC, ORANUSI CK, MBONU OO. ACCURACY OF PRADER ORCHIDOMETER IN MEASURING TESTICULAR VOLUME. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2013;16:348-35
6. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC. CYCLICAL HAEMATURIA SEQUEL TO UTERINE MYOMECTOMY; A CASE REPORT. WEST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2002; 21: 341-342.
7. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, OSUIGWE AN, CHIANAKWANA GU. EXPERIENCE WITH IMMEDIATE POSTPARTUM CIRCUMCISION. NIGERIAN MEDICAL PRACTITIONER, 2005; 47: 9-11
8. ORAKWE JC, CHUKWUJAMA NO, EGBUNAM BE. POSTORCHIECTOMY ANAEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CARCINOMA OF THE PROSTATE. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2008; 11(1):1-4.
9. ORAKWE JC, CHUKWUJAMA NO. MALE GENITAL MUTILATION; FOUR EVENTS OF A KIND. AFRICAN
JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 2005; 11(1): 77-81.35.
10. ORAKWE JC, UNDIE CU. MALE GENITAL INJURIES CAUSED BY RITUAL ATTACKS IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS OF MANAGEMENT. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 2012; 18: 75-77.40.
11. ORANUSI CK, NWOFOR AME, ORAKWE JC. URETHROPLASTY PRACTICES AMONG RECONSTRUCTIVE UROLOGISTS IN NIGERIA. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2015: 21;146-150

Publications
1. ORAKWE JC. COMBINED INTRA-UTERINE AND EXTRAUTERINE GESTATION WITH A GENERAL SURGICAL PRESENTATION. TROPICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL MEDICINE, 1992; 44: 165-167
2. ORAKWE JC. CIVILIAN GUNSHOT INJURIES AT ONITSHA. ORIENT JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 1992; 4: 24-27.
3. ORAKWE, JC. ENDOCRINE TREATMENT OF URINARY RETENTION SECONDARY TO CARCINOMA OF THE PROSTATE IN NIGERIA. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 1997; 3: 32-37.
4. ORAKWE, JC, KNOWLEDGE OF, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ATTITUDE TO VASECTOMY AMONGST THE IGBOS OF NIGERIA. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 1999; 5: 53-59.
5. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. THE EFFECT OF PROSTATISM ON THE WIVES OF PATIENT WITH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. 1999; 5:101-105.
6. ORAKWE JC. URINARY EXCRETION OF CALCIUM BY URINARY STONE DISEASE PATIENTS AND NORMAL SUBJECTS IN SOUTH – EAST NIGERIA AND SCOTLAND NIGERIA JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 2000; 2:1-
7. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC. MODIFIED FREYER’S PROCEDURE FOR A SAFE TRANSVESICAL PROSTATECTOMY. TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2000; 4:11-15.
8. ORAKWE JC, EZEOKE ACJ. URINE VOLUMES AND URINARY EXCRETIONS OF CALCIUM AND UREA IN URINARY STONE DISEASE PATIENTS IN SOUTHEAST NIGERIA. TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2000; 4:4-8.
9. ORAKWE JC. OCCURRENCE OF POST-ORCHIECTOMY HOT FLUSHES IN NIGERIANS: A PRELIMINARY REPORT. NIGERIA JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, 2001; 3:56-61
10. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC. CYCLICAL HAEMATURIA SEQUEL TO UTERINE MYOMECTOMY; A CASE REPORT. WEST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2002; 21: 341-342
11. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC. CYCLICAL HAEMATURIA SEQUEL TO UTERINE MYOMECTOMY; A CASE REPORT. REVIEW SERIES UROLOGY, 2005: 9: 10-11
(NOTE: SAME AS ABOVE BUT SELECTED AND PUBLISHED WITH PERMISSION FOR ITS “INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE CONTENT”)
12. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. OBSERVATIONS ON TESTICULAR MALDESCENT AT NNEWI. JOURNAL OF THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE. 2002; 7:38-39
13. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, CHIANAKWANA GU. MANAGEMENT OF APPENDIX MASS IN A PERIPHERIAL HOSPITAL IN NIGERIA -–A REVIEW OF 30 CASES. WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2003; 27: 800-803.
14. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, CHIANAKWANA GU, MBONU OO.
INFORMED CONSENT FOR ELECTIVE SURGERY. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF SURGICAL SCIENCES, 2002; 12: 51-55.
15. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, CHIANAKWANA GU. KIDNEY CONSERVATION AT NNEWI; HOW ARE WE FARING? TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2002; 6: 26-27
16. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. VESICAL NECK CONTRACTURE AS A COMPLICATION OF OPEN PROSTATECTOMY. TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH. 2003; 7: 17-19
17. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, ANYANWU SNC. UMBILICAL HERNIA COEXISTING WITH MOBILE CAECUM IN NIGERIAN CHILDREN. TROPICAL DOCTOR, 2004; 34:109.
18. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. THE PATTERN OF NEPHRECTOMIES AT NNEWI. NIGERIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, 2003. 44; 3: 71-73
19. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, CHIANAKWANA GU. ADULT RETROGRADE JEJUNO-JEJUNAL INTUSSUSCEPTION MIMICKING GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION. TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2004; 8: 5-8
20. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS, CHIANAKWANA GU, ODIKE MAC. TUBERCULOSIS OF THE PROSTATE AS A CAUSE OF BLADDER OUTLET OBSTRUCTION. JOURNAL OF APPLIED AND BASIC SCIENCES, 2004; 1&2:57-58
21. ORAKWE JC, CHUKWUJAMA NO. MALE GENITAL MUTILATION; FOUR EVENTS OF A KIND. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 2005; 11(1): 77-81.
22. OKAFOR PIS, ORAKWE JC, OSUIGWE AN, CHIANAKWANA GU. EXPERIENCE WITH IMMEDIATE POSTPARTUM CIRCUMCISION. NIGERIAN MEDICAL PRACTITIONER, 2005; 47: 9-11
23. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. GENITOURINARY TUBERCULOSIS IN NIGERIA: A REVIEW OF 31 CASES. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2005; 8(2): 69-73.
24. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. SIGNIFICANCE OF NON-UROLOGICAL CLINICAL INDICES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CANCER OF THE PROSTATE. ANNALS OF AFRICAN MEDICINE, 2005; 4: 127-131
25. ORAKWE JC, OGBUAGU BO, EBUH GU. CAN PHYSIQUE AND GLUTEAL SIZE PREDICT PENILE LENGTH IN NIGERIAN MEN? WEST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2006; 25: 223-225
26. ORANUSI CK, NWOFOR AME, ORAKWE JC, MBONU OO. DETERMINATION OF NORMAL URINE FLOW RATES AT NNEWI; PRELIMINARY REPORT. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2005; 2: 44-46
27. ORANUSI CK, ASOMUGHA AI, UKOHA UU, ORAKWE JC, NWOFOR AME. CLINICO-ANATOMICAL PATTERNS OF PRESENTATION OF UPPER URINARY TRACT STONE DISEASE IN NNEWI, SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ANATOMY, 2006; 5(2): 26-29.
28. ORAKWE JC, EBUH GU. ‘OVERSIZED’ PENILE LENGTH IN THE BLACK PEOPLE; MYTH OR REALITY? TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2007; 11:16-18.
29. ANYANWU SNC, ORAKWE JC, EZOMIKE U. POSTPARTUM INFARCTION OF AN AXILLARY BREAST. CASE REPORT. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2007; 10(4): 355.
30. ODIKE MAC, ORAKWE JC, OGUEJIOFOR OC, ODENIGBO UC, ONYIAORAH IV. AXILLARY FIBROADENOMA MIMICKING LYMPHADENOPATHY. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2008; 11(1): 72-73
31. ORAKWE JC, CHUKWUJAMA NO, EGBUNAM BE. POSTORCHIECTOMY ANAEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CARCINOMA OF THE PROSTATE. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2008; 11(1):1-4.
32. OKAFOR PIS, CHIANAKWANA GU, ORAKWE JC. EXPERIENCE WITH PREDONATED AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSION IN OPEN PROSTATECTOMY, TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2008; 12: 13-17.
33. ORAKWE JC, CHUKWUEZI FO, EBUH GU. TRUE CORRECTED SEMINAL FRUCTOSE IN MALE INFERTILITY IN NIGERIANS; A PRELIMINARY STUDY. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2010; 13:84-86
34. ORAKWE JC, MBAERI TU, ABIAHU JA, EGWUONWU OA, STRANGULATING PENILE RING: A CASE REPORT. AFRIMEDIC JOURNAL, 2011; 2 (1): 28-31
35. ORAKWE JC, UNDIE CU. MALE GENITAL INJURIES CAUSED BY RITUAL ATTACKS IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS OF MANAGEMENT. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 2012; 18: 75-77.
36. ORAKWE JC, OKAFOR PIS. EMERGENCY TRANSVESICAL PROSTATECTOMY; A REVIEW OF FIFTY CASES. TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, 2012; 16: 46-49
37. MBAERI TU, ORAKWE JC. NWOFOR AM, ORANUSI CK, ULEBE AO. MALIGNANT RENAL TUMOURS IN NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, NNEWI, NIGERIA. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2012: 4: 377-380.
38. MBAERI TU, ORAKWE JC, ORANUSI CK, MBONU OO. ACCURACY OF PRADER ORCHIDOMETER IN MEASURING TESTICULAR VOLUME. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2013;16:348-35
39. MBAERI TU, ORAKWE JC, NWOFOR AME, ORANUSI CK, MBONU OO. ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT OF TESTICULAR VOLUME; COMPARING THE COMMON FORMULAS WITH THE TRUE TESTICULAR VOLUME BY WATER DISPLACEMENT. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 2013. 19: 69-73
40. ORANUSI CK, NWOFOR AME, ORAKWE JC. URETHROPLASTY PRACTICES AMONG RECONSTRUCTIVE UROLOGISTS IN NIGERIA. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2015: 21;146-150
41. MBAERI TU, ABIAHU JA, ORAKWE JC, ORANUSI CK, NWOFOR AME, OBIESIE UV, NWADI CO. COMPLICATIONS OF PROSTATE BIOPSY IN TWO CENTRES IN ANAMBRA STATE. ORIENT JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2017;29:133-139
42. MBAERI TU, NWADI U, ABIAHU JA, ORAKWE JC, OKOLI C. CORRELATTION BETWEEN PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION AND HISTOLOGY IN PATIENTS WITH PROSTATE CANCER. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 2018;27:1115-2613
43. MBAERI TU , ORAKWE JC, EZEJIOFOR OI. UNSUSPECTED SKIN METASTASIS OF ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE PROSTATE IN A PATIENT ON GOSERELIN (ZOLADEX). NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2018;24:138-141
44. EZE BU, MBAERI TU, ORANUSI KC, ABIAHU JA, NWOFOR AM, ORAKWE JC, MBONU OO. CORRELATION BETWEEN INTRAVESICAL PROTRUSION AND INTERNATIONAL PROSTATE SYMPTOM SCORE AMONG NIGERIAN MEN WITH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA. NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, 2019;22:454-459