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Donald Macarthur

Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon,


  • workDivision of Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Queen's Medical Centre
    NG7 2UH
  • work0115 970 9102
  • fax0115 970 9241

Research Summary

Surgical management of brain tumours- including image guided surgery, neuroendoscopy, delivery of gene therapy and intracavitary chemotherapy

Tumour banking

Perfusion MR imaging of brain tumours

MR Spectroscopy of brain tumours

Postoperative imaging of tumours

Long term sequelae and quality of life issues after surgery

Recent Publications

Kalkunte R, Macarthur D, Morton R. Glioblastoma in a boy with Fragile X; an unusual case of neuroprotection. Archives of Disease in Childhood (epub ahead of April 2007).

Maxwell M, Seneviratne M, Macarthur D, Veale P (2007). Parental feedback surveys should be used more widely for monitoring the quality of paediatric care. Paediatric Anaesthesia 17: 297-298.

Shastri-Hurst N, Tsegaye M, Robson DK, Lowe JS & Macarthur DC (2006). Stereotactic brain biopsy : an audit of sampling reliability in a clinical case series. British Journal of Neurosurgery 20: 222-226 (2006)

Becker J, Sivakumar G, Auer D, Macarthur DC, Jaspan T (2006). Post-operative imaging of paediatric brain tumours. Should the protocol be changed? British Neurosurgical Research Group, Hurstwood Park.

Buxton N, Macarthur D, Robertson I, Punt J (2003). Neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy for failed shunts. Surgical Neurology 60: 201-204.

Macarthur DC, Morgan P, Martel A, Byrne PO, Moody AR (2002). Can Gliomas be graded using multimodality MRI? British Journal of Neurosurgery 16: 407.

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University of Nottingham
Medical School
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