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Dr Abasiama D. Obotiba

Dr Abasiama D. Obotiba

Associate Lecturer (E&S)

 South Cloisters G21

 

South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Abas is an associate lecturer in Medical Imaging at the University of Exeter. He is a Diagnostic Radiographer with a strong interest in musculoskeletal imaging. He developed a research interest in imaging (ultrasonography and MRI) markers of symptoms of osteoarthritis and was awarded the University of Nottingham-Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship for Research Excellence to undertake a PhD in Academic Rheumatology.

He is currently involved in teaching undergraduate modules, academic tutoring of undergraduate students, mentoring of undergraduate apprentices, and supervising both undergraduate and postgraduate projects at the University of Exeter. Prior to joining the University of Exeter, Abas worked as a lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. He has also worked as a Diagnostic Radiographer in various tertiary hospitals in Nigeria.

Qualifications

  • PhD - Academic Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, 2021
  • MSc - Medical Imaging, University of Leeds, 2014
  • Postgraduate Certificate - Computed Tomography, Nigerian Institute of Radiography, Nigeria, 2010
  • BSc (Hons) - Medical Radiography, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria, 2010

    Memberships:

  • Society of Radiographers
  • HCPC Registered Diagnostic Radiographer

Research

Research interests

Abas has diverse research interest in MSK imaging, which include ultrasonography, MRI, and x-ray imaging. His research interest is focused on investigating biomarkers of symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) as well as predictors of progression of OA. He is also interested in systematic reviews.

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Obotiba AD, Swain S, Kaur J, Doherty M, Zhang W, Abhishek A (2022). Reliability of detection of ultrasound and MRI features of hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Rheumatology (Oxford), 61(2), 542-553. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wei J, Zhang C, Zhang Y, Zhang W, Doherty M, Yang T, Zhai G, Obotiba AD, Lyu H, Zeng C, et al (2021). Association Between Gut Microbiota and Symptomatic Hand Osteoarthritis: Data from the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Rheumatol, 73(9), 1656-1662. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jiang T, Yang T, Zhang W, Doherty M, Zhang Y, Wei J, Sarmanova A, Hall M, Yang Z, Li J, et al (2021). Prevalence of ultrasound-detected knee synovial abnormalities in a middle-aged and older general population-the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Res Ther, 23(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Obotiba AD, Swain S, Kaur J, Yaseen K, Doherty M, Zhang W, Abhishek A (2021). Synovitis and bone marrow lesions associate with symptoms and radiographic progression in hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 29(7), 946-955. Abstract.  Author URL.
Luntsi G, Daniel VS, Paul BT, Nwobi IC, Abdullahi AM, Ahmadu MS, Obotiba AD, Nkubli FB (2018). Evaluation of low dose diagnostic X-rays induced effect on the white blood cells count in Guinea pigs. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 16(1), 129-132. Author URL.
Abubakar A, Bojude AD, Usman AU, Garba I, Obotiba AD, Barde M, Miftaudeen MN, Abubakar U (2018). Magnetic resonance imaging in radiotherapy treatment target volumes definition for brain tumours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 17(3), 337-346. Abstract.

Conferences

Jiang T, Yang T, Zhang Y, Doherty M, Wei J, Sarmanova A, Li X, Wang Y, Li J, Fernandes G, et al (2020). ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ULTRASOUND-DETECTED SYNOVIAL ABNORMALITIES AND KNEE PAIN: DATA FROM THE XIANGYA OSTEOARTHRITIS (XO) STUDY.  Author URL.
Obotiba A, Swain S, Kaur J, Yaseen K, Doherty M, Zhang W, Abhishek A (2020). IMAGING-DETECTED FEATURES OF HAND OSTEOARTHRITIS ASSOCIATE WITH SYMPTOMS AND RADIOGRAPHIC CHANGE OVER TIME: a SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES.  Author URL.
Jiang T, Wang Y, Zhang W, Doherty M, Wei J, Yang T, Sarmanova A, Li X, Xie D, Li J, et al (2020). PREVALENCE OF ULTRASOUND-DETECTED KNEE SYNOVIAL FEATURES IN THE GENERAL POPULATION: XIANGYA OSTEOARTHRITIS (XO) STUDY.  Author URL.

Publications by year


2022

Obotiba AD, Swain S, Kaur J, Doherty M, Zhang W, Abhishek A (2022). Reliability of detection of ultrasound and MRI features of hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Rheumatology (Oxford), 61(2), 542-553. Abstract.  Author URL.

2021

Wei J, Zhang C, Zhang Y, Zhang W, Doherty M, Yang T, Zhai G, Obotiba AD, Lyu H, Zeng C, et al (2021). Association Between Gut Microbiota and Symptomatic Hand Osteoarthritis: Data from the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Rheumatol, 73(9), 1656-1662. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jiang T, Yang T, Zhang W, Doherty M, Zhang Y, Wei J, Sarmanova A, Hall M, Yang Z, Li J, et al (2021). Prevalence of ultrasound-detected knee synovial abnormalities in a middle-aged and older general population-the Xiangya Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Res Ther, 23(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Obotiba AD, Swain S, Kaur J, Yaseen K, Doherty M, Zhang W, Abhishek A (2021). Synovitis and bone marrow lesions associate with symptoms and radiographic progression in hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 29(7), 946-955. Abstract.  Author URL.

2020

Jiang T, Yang T, Zhang Y, Doherty M, Wei J, Sarmanova A, Li X, Wang Y, Li J, Fernandes G, et al (2020). ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ULTRASOUND-DETECTED SYNOVIAL ABNORMALITIES AND KNEE PAIN: DATA FROM THE XIANGYA OSTEOARTHRITIS (XO) STUDY.  Author URL.
Obotiba A, Swain S, Kaur J, Yaseen K, Doherty M, Zhang W, Abhishek A (2020). IMAGING-DETECTED FEATURES OF HAND OSTEOARTHRITIS ASSOCIATE WITH SYMPTOMS AND RADIOGRAPHIC CHANGE OVER TIME: a SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES.  Author URL.
Jiang T, Wang Y, Zhang W, Doherty M, Wei J, Yang T, Sarmanova A, Li X, Xie D, Li J, et al (2020). PREVALENCE OF ULTRASOUND-DETECTED KNEE SYNOVIAL FEATURES IN THE GENERAL POPULATION: XIANGYA OSTEOARTHRITIS (XO) STUDY.  Author URL.

2018

Luntsi G, Daniel VS, Paul BT, Nwobi IC, Abdullahi AM, Ahmadu MS, Obotiba AD, Nkubli FB (2018). Evaluation of low dose diagnostic X-rays induced effect on the white blood cells count in Guinea pigs. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 16(1), 129-132. Author URL.
Abubakar A, Bojude AD, Usman AU, Garba I, Obotiba AD, Barde M, Miftaudeen MN, Abubakar U (2018). Magnetic resonance imaging in radiotherapy treatment target volumes definition for brain tumours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 17(3), 337-346. Abstract.

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External Engagement and Impact

Awards/Honorary fellowships

  • 1st Runner up at the Sue Watson Postgraduate Oral Presentation event, University of Nottingham, March 2021
  • Best MSc Dissertation Award 2014, Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, (Faculty of Medicine and Health), University of Leeds
  • 1st Runner-up Postgraduate student in Computed Tomography 2010, Nigerian Institute of Radiography

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