Mr Nimalan Arumainayagam

  • BMedSci BMBS MD FRCS(Urol)
  • Consultant Urological Surgeon

Overview

Awards received

  • EAU Prize for 2nd Best Abstract by a Resident at EAU 2010 Meeting – WST-11 Mediated VTP in Localised Prostate Cancer
  • EAU Prize for best presentation in section (Extended oral podium presentation) 2011 – A negative multi-parametric MRI can rule out up to 97% of clinically significant prostate cancer
  • SURG awarded USANZ Travel Fellowship 2013 – To attend USANZ trainee week November 2013 in Auckland
  • Imperial College London Simpson Smith Travel Fellowship Award 2014 – Award used to undertake mini-fellowship at Rainbow Hospital, Agra, India to enhance knowledge and skills relating to PCNL surgery
  • RSM Geoffrey Chisholm Communication Prize for Best Presentation 2018 (supervised and senior author for the trainee presenting) – Prostate Cancer Litigation in the UK

Clinical interests

  • PSA screening and prostate cancer diagnostics and management
  • Screening for bladder and kidney cancer (investigation of blood in the urine)
  • Kidney Stone disease
  • Strong research interest in prostate cancer trials (INDEX, CADMUS, PRONOUNCE and CHRONOS trial Principal Investigator at Ashford and St Peters Hospitals NHS Trust)

Publications and affiliations

  1. Determination of optimal drug dose and light dose index to achieve minimally invasive focal ablation of localised prostate cancer using WST-11 Vascular Targeted Photodynamic (VTP) therapy. Moore CM, Azzouzi AR, Barret E, Villers A, Muir G, Barber N, Trachtenberg J, Arumainayagam N, Gaillac B, Allen C, Schertz A, Emberton M. BJU International May 2014
  2. Multi-parametric MR Imaging for detection of clinically significant prostate cancer: a validation cohort study with transperineal template prostate mapping as the reference standard. Arumainayagam N, Ahmed HU, Moore CM, Freeman A, Allen C, Sohaib A, Kirkham A, Emberton M.  Radiology September 2013
  3. A biopsy simulation study to assess the accuracy of several transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS)-biopsy strategies compared with template prostate mapping biopsies in patients who have undergone radical prostatectomy. Hu Y, Ahmed HU, Carter T, Arumainayagam N, Lecornet E, Barzell W, Freeman A, Nevoux P, Hawkes DJ, Villers A, Emberton M, Barratt DC. BJU International September 2012
  4. Characterising Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer Using Template Prostate Mapping Biopsy. Ahmed HU, Hu Y, Carter T, Arumainayagam N, Lecornet E, Freeman A, Hawkes D, Barratt D, Emberton M. Journal of Urology August 2011
  5. Introduction of an Enhanced Recovery Protocol for Radical Cystectomy. Arumainayagam N, McGrath J, Jefferson KP, Gillatt DA.  BJU International March 2008.

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association