Division Chief, Pediatric NeurosurgeryDepartments / Divisions
Durham, NC 27710
Brain tumors, hydrocephalus, Chiari malformations, spina bifida, craniofacial surgery, spasticity, rhizotomy surgery and baclofen pumps, ventriculoscopic surgery
Clinical neuro-oncology research including collaborations studying molecular genetics of childhood brain tumors.
Potential role of the free electron laser in surgery of pediatric brain tumors. Current work includes animal models with human brain tumor xenografts in preclinical studies.
Collaboration with the neurooncology laboratory of Dr. Darell Bigner in preclinical studies of new therapeutic agents.
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.
McGirt, MJ; Wellons, JC; Nimjee, SM; Bulsara, KR; Fuchs, HE; George, TM. Comparison of total versus partial revision of initial ventriculoperitoneal shunt failures. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2003;38:34-40. (2003) Abstract
McGirt, MJ; Leveque, JC; Wellons, JC; Villavicencio, AT; Hopkins, JS; Fuchs, HE; George, TM. Cerebrospinal fluid shunt survival and etiology of failures: a seven-year institutional experience. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2002;36:248-255. (2002) Abstract
Worley, G; Wiener, JS; George, TM; Fuchs, HE; Mackey, JF; Fitch, RD; Oldham, KT. Acute abdominal symptoms and signs in children and young adults with spina bifida: ten years' experience. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2001;36:1381-1386. (2001) Abstract
Archer, GE; Sampson, JH; McLendon, RE; Friedman, AH; Colvin, OM; Rose, M; Sands, H; McCullough, W; Fuchs, HE; Bigner, DD; Friedman, HS. Intrathecal busulfan treatment of human neoplastic meningitis in athymic nude rats. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 1999;44:233-241. (1999) Abstract