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Donald Macarthur

Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in Neurosurgery,



Trained in Neurosurgery in Edinburgh , Nottingham and Paris.

Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon in Nottingham since 2003.

Training Programme Director for Neurosurgery, Health Education East Midlands.

Current Chairman of British Paediatric Neurosurgery Group

Research Summary

Local PI for BASICS study

Brain Tissue Velocimetry by Ultrasound for assessment of Intracranial Pressure

Ongoing analysis of use of antibiotic impregnated EVDs.

Tissue and molecular heterogeneity in glial tumours.

Drug delivery to brain tumours, including intracavity treatments and intrathecal regimes.

SIOP Ependymoma II study

Recent Publications

Past Research

Stanhope Fellow in Academic Radiology , Nottingham 2001-2002 , Doctor of Medicine Thesis in "Multimodality MRI Imaging of Glial Tumours" including work with T1 TurboFLASH perfusion imaging, tensor diffusion imaging and multivoxel spectroscopy.

Neuroendoscopic management of hydrocephalus and brain tumours.

Analysis of results of surgery for UKCCSG / SIOP Ependymoma studies.

Correlative clinical and radiological studies of paediatric postoperative posterior fossa syndrome

CCLG Functional Imaging Group- Collaborator in CRUK funded multicentre programme

Local PI for Rescue ICP study.

Future Research

Clinical Utility of Low Field Intraoperative MRI

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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