Dr. Anthony Chukwuka Ugwu

Dr Anthony Chukwuka Ugwu

Lecturer I


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • University of Nigeria (PH D)2008-Date
  • University of Nigeria (M.SC), 2007
  • Bachelor of Science Degree. (B.SC).

Membership of professional bodies

Association of Radiographers of Nigeria American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.


  • Ugwu AC (2005). Transvaginal sonography: A Practical Approach. J Biomed. Afric 3 (2): 51-52.
  • Ugwu AC. Ogbonna C, Omebe J(2007). An inflamed bowel loop was mistaken for appendicitis in a 32 year- Old- man. Nig J of Med Imaging and Radiation Sciences,1(1): 45-47.
  • Egwu OA, Ewunonu EO, Eteudo AN, Ovuoba KN, Akpa AOC, Ugwu AC, (2006). Prevalence of Neck, Upper Back and Chest Musculoskeletal symptoms among medical students. J Expt Clin Anat, 5(1):41-43.
  • Ugwu AC, Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN (2006). Penile Ultrasonography: Anatomy and scanning protocols. J Expt Clin Anat .5(1): 36-40.
  • Ezeokpo BC, Ugwu AC.(2007). Case report: Symptomatic left Nephrolithiasis with latent cholelithiasis. Journal of medical and pharmaceutical sciences 2(4):74-76.
  • Ewunonu EO, Ekanem IB, Egwu OA Eteudo AN, Ugwu AC, Akpa AOC, Obikili EN. (2006) The facial index of Nigerian Igbos. J. Biomed Afric 4 (10):33-36.
  • Ugwu AC, Nwobi IC, Eze C, Ochie K. Gallbladder roundness index and contractility: sonographic assessment and correlation analysis. Journal of environmental and life sciences 8 (1 & 2): 467-470.
  • Ugwu AC, Idigo FU, Okeji MC. Oral history: A tool for the development of radiography programme in Nigeria. Nig J Med Imaging and radiation therapy 1(1):11-13.
  • Egwu AO, Anibueze CIP, Ovuoba KN, Ugwu AC, Eteudo AN, Akpa AOC. (2006). Scapula morphometry of adult Nigerians in the southeast. J Expt Clin Anat 5(2):61-63.
  • Ugwu AC, Njoku CO, Eteudo AN (2007). Grades of gallbladder diseases:A feasibility model. Nig J Phys Scs.22 (1-2):105-108.
  • Ugwu AC, Ewunonu EO, Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN, Njoku CO, Ochie K (2007) Determining a sonographic nomogram for gallbladder spherical index using a proposed model formula. Nig J Health and Biomed Scs. 6 (2): 82-84.
  • Ugwu AC, Egwu AO, Nwobi IC. Njoku CO (2007). Gallbladder roundness index: normal values and clinical application in ultrasonography. J Biomed Afric 5 (1): 55-58.
  • Ugwu AC, Egwu OA, Ochie K, Ewunonu EO, Ovuoba KN, Njoku CO (2007). The incidence of occupational Stress among Medical Radiographers: A Population-based zonal survey Nig J Phys Scs.22 (1-2): 123-127.
  • Ugwu AC, Ohagwu CC, Nwobi IC, Onyekelu CO, Ugwuanyi DC, Okpaleke MS, Audu MM. Correlations between relative and absolute preprandial gallbladder lengths with gallbladder motility indices: A Pilot based cohort study. Nig J Health and Biomed Scs; 6 (2): 73-77.
  • Ugwu AC, Ovuoba KN, Ewunonu EO(2009).Lateral invertorgam and plain lateral x-ray in imperforate anus: A comparative case presentation. J. Biomed Afric.
  • Njoku CO, Oladipo GS, Egwu OA, Ugwu AC. (2007) Teratogenic effects of metamizole sodium (Novalgin) on the foetus of Wistar rats. J. Biomed Afric 5 (1): 39-43.
  • Egwu OA, Ewunonu EO, Eteudo AN, Akpa AOC, Ovuoba KN, Ugwu AC, Anibueze CIP, Njoku CO (2006), Surface area of glenoid cavity and coracoacromial distance of scapulae of adult Nigerians. J Biomed Afric 4 (2): 24-26.
  • Agwu KK, Ugwu AC, Nwobi IC, (2007) Sonographic Measurement of normal gallbladder sizes in an adult Nigerian population. J expt & Clin anat 6 (1 & 2): 21-25.
  • Ohagwu CC, Ugwu AC, Nwobi IC, Egwuanumku K(2008). Correlations between total prostate volume and anthropometric variables in normal subjects. Global Journal of pure and applied sciences,14(2):213-215.
  • Ohagwu CC, Ugwu AC, Oga MO, Egwuanumku KI, Udo BE.(2008). Acute effect of alcohol on postprandial gallbladder motility: A placebo-controlled crossover study. Nig J Health & Biomed Scs .7(2): 56-60.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC. (2008). Review of the statistical techniques in medical sciences. Bioresearch, 6(1): 311-316.
  • Ugwu AC, Ohagwu CC (2008). The effect of moderate alcohol intake on gallbladder motility: A milk ultrasonographic study. Libyan J Med. 3(3):167-169.
  • Ugwu AC(2007). Body surface area as a surrogate measure of gallbladder volume and indices: A predictive equation in humans. Sudan J Med Scs 2(2):101-104.
  • Okwor CA, Ugwu AC, Eze J (2008). Linear regression models for quantitative assessment of left ventricular function and structure using M-mode echocardiography African J Biotech; 7(13):2112-2115. (Kenya)..
  • Ugwu AC, Okwor AC, Agbo JA (2008). Evaluation of left ventricular structures in normotensive and hypertensive subjects by two-dimensional echocardiography: Anthropometric correlates in hypertension. Internet J med update (Mauritius);3(2):3-7.
  • Ugwu A.C., Imo AO, Erondu OF. Impact of demographic and psychosocial factors on hysterosalpingography pain and discomfort. Afr J Prim Health Care & Fam Med (South Africa), 1:40
  • Ugwu AC, Egwu OA, Nwobi IC, Oluwara NF(2009). Occupational stress among radiographers: The impact of sonography responsibility. Internet J Med Update Mauritius; 4(1):3-6.
  • Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN, Njoku CO, Ugwu AC, Nwobi IC, Eteudo AN, Ewunonu EO(2008). Normal Values of inner and outer intercanthal distances in a student population in southeast Nigeria. Int J Biol & Chem Scs (Cameroon) ,2(3):355-358.
  • Egwu OA, Ugwu AC, Eteudo AN, Ewunonu EO, Njoku CO. perceptions of Medical Students Undergoing cadaveric training: A sociocognitive perspective (2008). Internet Journal of Medical update. Mauritius; 3(2):8-12.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC(2008). Basic assumptions in statistical analysis in Basic medical sciences. Int J Biol & Chem Scs (Cameroon); 2(3):373-38H8.
  • Imo AO, Ugwu AC, Okoye IJ. Sonographic evaluation of cervical length changes during normal pregnancy. Internet J Med Update. Mauritius; 4(1): 19-24.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC(2008). Bayes theorem: A paradigm research tool in biomedical sciences. (Kenya), 7(25):4807-4818.
  • Eze J, Ugwu AC, Nzotta C(2009). Sonographic quantitation of ovarian volume in a Nigerian Population. Internet J Med Update Mauritius; 4(1):15-18.
  • Ohagwu CC, Ugwu AC, Idigo FU(2009). Uterine roundness index: Model formulation and nomogram.Internet J Med Update, Mauritius; 4(1): 25-28.
  • Ugwu AC, Ohagwu CC, Anakwue AC, Erondu OF (2008). Parasitosonography: Appearances of Ascaris lumbricoides, Colon taeniasis, Cysticercus cellulosae, Schistosoma haematobium, Dracunculus medinesis and Echinococcus granulosus infestations. Afric J Biotech (Kenya), 7(25):4732-4736
  • Ugwu AC, Erondu OF (2008). A review of the roles of clinical ultrasound technology in blunt abdominal trauma. Afric J Biotech (Kenya), 7(25):4976-4978.
  • Ugwu AC, Ogbonna CO, Imo AO (2010) A wandering spleen: A common presentation of an uncommon anomaly. South Afr Fam Pract
  • Ugwu AC, Osungbade OE, Erondu OF(2009). Maternal perspectives of the prenatal sonogram in a north-eastern population of Nigeria. Libyan J. med 4(4).
  • Ugwu AC, Shem LS, Erondu OF(2009). Patients’ perception of care during special radiological procedures. Prim Health Care $ Fam Med (South Africa) 1:38
  • 40. Ugwu AC, Erondu OF (2009). A Pilot Algorithm for Grading Gallbladder Diseases. J Clin Med & Res (Kenya) 1(1).
  • Ugwu AC, Ewunonu EO, Nwobi IC, Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN (2007). Sonographic assessment of foetal cephalic index in a Nigerian population: A novel paradigm. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography 23(2): 67-71. (USA).
  • Ugwu AC, Ovuoba KN, Udo B, Nwobi IC, Egwu OA (2007) Sonographic assessment of gallbladder motility in Ibo population of Nigeria: A feasibility study. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography 23(1): 4-10 (USA).
  • Ugwu AC, Imo AO, Ikamaise VC (2009). Effects of Radiation: The paradigm shifts, Adaptive response and Bystander models. Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, North America; 1(2):10.
  • Ugwu AC, Ahamefule KN, Egwu AO, Otu E, Okonkwo CA, Okafor LC (2007) Patients satisfaction ratings with obstetric ultrasonography. Radiologic Technology (USA); 79 (2): 113-118.
  • Ugwu AC, Udo B Njoku CO, Eteudo AN (2008). The role of sonographers in the management of diabetes: A proposed framework. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography (USA) 24:84-87.
  • Ugwu AC (2008). Evaluation of body surface area as a determinant of cholecystodynamics due to orally administered standardized milk. J Diag med sonography (USA). 24:4-8.
  • Ochie K, Ugwu AC(2009). Access to obstetric ultrasonography in some rural settings in Nigeria: Results of a sample survey. European J Scientific Research, 36(2).
  • Ugwu AC, Idigo FU, Anakwue AC, Nwogu UB, Egwu OA(2008). Patient satisfaction rating of obstetric sonography: A validation study. Afr J Midwifery and Women’s Health (UK); 2(3):127-129.
  • Ugwu AC, Jan D(2008) Obstetric sonography as an entertainment. Afr J Midwifery and women’s health (British J Nurs, African Edition), 2(2): 109.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC (2009) Randomised controlled trial: The most powerful tool in modern clinical research. Afr J Midwifery and women’s health 3(2):91-93. (British J Nurs, African Edition).
  • Ugwu AC, Erondu OF, Imo AO. Transvaginal sonography acceptance: A cognitive behavioural perspective Afr J Midwifery and women’s health 3(3)117-121. (British J Nurs, African Edition).
  • Nwobi IC, Ugwu AC, Abubakar A, Zainab M (2009). The Pattern of Obstetric sonography request and findings in University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. European J Scientific Research, 36
  • Anakwue AC, Anakwue RC, Ugwu AC, Nwogu UB, Idigo FU, Agwu KK (2009). Sonographic Evaluation of portal vein Diameter in Nigerians. European J Scientific Research, 36(1):114-117.
  • Ugwu AC (2006). Cholecystodynamics: A new regression formula. Pak J Med Res, 45 (1): 17-21(Pakistan).
  • Udo BE, Ugwu AC, Ohagwu CC, Ulu OU (2009). Plantar aponeurosis thickness among Nigerians. World Applied Scs J (Pakistan)
  • Ohagwu CC, Abu PO, Ezeokeke UO, Ugwu AC(2008). The relationship between placental thickness and growth parameters in normal Nigerian fetuses. World Applied Scs J (Pakistan). 4(6) 864-868.
  • Ugwu AC, Nwobi CO, Eteudo AN, Ovuoba KN(2008). Mathematical correction of normocephalic foetal skull prior to dating using Biparietal Diameter. OJHAS (India), 7(2):5.
  • Ugwu AC, Ahamefule KN, Nwobi IC (2008). Radiographers’ experiences of stress and methods of coping: a content analytic phenomenological study. The Radiographer 55(1):25-29. Australia.
  • Ugwu AC, Udo BE, Ifenatuorah JM. An X-ray of evidence-based medical imaging in South-east Nigeria. European journal of Radiography. 2010
  • Ugwu AC, Ukwueze AC, Erondu OF, Nwokorie E. Affective and cognitive learning outcome of radiography students in a Nigerian University. South African Radiographer, 2010
  • Ugwu AC, Nwobi IC Foetal anomaly scans: Need and needs. Presented at the 39th annual conference and scientific workshop of the association of radiographers of Nigeria held in Enugu 22nd – 25th November 2006.
  • Ugwu AC. Health Sector Reform: A Platform for equity and scientific trade unionism. Presented during a strategic retreat on health sector reform, organized by the reform implementation committee (RIC) of Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki on the 28th of July, 2006.
  • Ugwu AC, Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN, Ochie K, Ewunonu EO, Njoku C. Gallbladder spherical index: Nomogram, model formulation and clinical application. Conference. Of Anatomical Society of Nigeria in Nnewi; 23rd –25th November 2006.
  • Ugwu AC. Radiation protection of the unborn. A clinical conference paper presented at Federal Medical Centre, Ebonyi State on the 1st of July, 2007. Moderator: Dr Agama Egwu.

Working Experience

  • Radiology Department, Federal Medical Centre, P.M.B. 2017 Yola, Adamawa State: Nysc (1998-1999).
  • Medical Imaging Scientist, Radiology Department, Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. 2000-2008.
  • Lecturer 1 Department of Radiography, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Anambra state 2008-date
  • Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences India.
  • Radiography – UK.
  • African Health Sciences – Uganda.
  • Journal of South African Family Practice.

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