Dr. Marcela P Vizcaychipi

Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Imperial College London, UK

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



2013 FFICM, Intensive Care Society, London, UK

2012 Ph.D., Imperial College London, UK

2009 CCT in Anaesthesia London

2005 FRCA, UK

2002 EDICM, European Diploma in ICM, UK

2002 CCST in ICM, EEA, Spain

2000 CCST in ICM, Argentina

1998 M.D, Argentina

1996 Neurointensive Care Diploma, Argentina

1996 MRCP(equivalent), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Publications (Selected)

  1. Geographical analysis of socioeconomic factors in risk of domestic burn injury in London 2007 2013. J S Heng, J Atkins, O Clancy, M Takata, K W Dunn, I Jones MP Vizcaychipi. Burns 41, (3), May 2015, Pages 437–445.
  2. The responsiveness of the Chelsea Critical Care Physical Assessment tool in measuring functional recovery in the burns critical care population: An observational study. EJ Cornera, LV Hichensa, KM Attrilla, MP Vizcaychipi, SJ Brettb, JM Handy. Burns 41 (2), March 2015, Pages 241–247.
  3. The psychological and neurocognitive consequences of critical illness. A pragmatic review of current evidence. O Clancy, T Ediginton, A Casarin, MP Vizcaychipi, Journal of the Intensive Care Society January 26, 2015 1751143715569637.
  4. Influence of anaesthetic factors on skin graft viability in a burns ICU. C Isitt, KA McCloskey, A Cabello, P Sharma and MP Vizcaychipi, Critical Care 2015, 19(Suppl 1): P359.
  5. Severity of acute ocular involvement is independently associated with time to resolution of ocular disease in toxic epidermal necrolysis patients. JS Heng, N Malik, N Joshi, M Hayes, I Jones, LC Fuller, MP Vizcaychipi. Br J Ophthalmol 2015; 99: 251-254.
  6. Management of ocular complications in patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis on the intensive care unit. J S Heng, N Malik, N Joshi, M Hayes, MP Vizcaychipi. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014; 55: E-Abstract 1470.
  7. Magnesium: The Neglected Electrolyte? A Clinical Review. P Sharma, C Chung, MP Vizcaychipi. Pharmacology & Pharmacy; Vol.5 No.7(2014), Article ID:47512,11 pages.
  8. Comment on Xirouchaki et al.: impact of lung ultrasound on clinical decision making in critically ill patients. M O’Connor, C E Isitt, MP Vizcaychipi. Intensive Care Medicine. July 2014, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp 1061-1062.
  9. Low socioeconomic status, ethnicity and geographical location confers high risk of significant accidental burns injuries in London. J S Heng, O Clancy, I Jones, J Atkins, J Leon--‐Villapalos, A Williams, M Hayes, MP Vizcaychipi. Category 1: Miscellaneous.
  10. Initial tracheal tube size for patients with burns. Isitt CE, Porter JR, Vizcaychipi MP. Anaesthesia. 2014 Apr; 69(4): 392. 
  11. Protective effects of hydrogen enriched saline on liver ischemia reperfusion injury by reducing oxidative stress and HMGB1 release.Liu Y, Yang L, Tao K, Vizcaychipi MP, Lloyd DM, Sun X, Irwin MG, Ma D, Yu W. BMC Gastroenterol. 2014 Jan 12; 14: 12. 
  12. The Therapeutic Potential of Atorvastatin in a Mouse Model of Postoperative Cognitive Decline. Vizcaychipi MP, Watts HR, O'Dea KP, Lloyd DG, Penn JW, Wan Y, Pac--‐Soo C, Takata M, Ma D. Ann Surg. 2013 Nov 20.
  13. Neuroinflammation: the role and consequences. Lyman M, Lloyd DG, Ji X, Vizcaychipi MP, Ma D. Neurosci Res. 2014 Feb; 79: 1-­12. doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2013.10.004. Epub 2013 Oct 19.
  14. Ventilation strategies in burns intensive care: a retrospective observational study. S Palazzo, E James-Veldsman, C Wall, M Hayes, MP Vizcaychipi. BMC Surgery. Jul 2013. Ref No: 5264135229826720
  15. Medicolegal Aspects of Treatment on the Intensive Care Unit. A Pearce, MP Vizcaychipi. TACC. Sep 2013. Ref No: TACC-D-13-298.
  16. The Role of Magnesium in Homeostasis During Anaesthesia. MP Vizcaychipi. JODP. Sep 2013. Ref No: 2013:19: 1.
  17. Late HIV diagnosis is a major risk factor for intensive care unit admission in HIV-positive patients: a single centre observational cohort study. Shrosbree J, Campbell LJ, Ibrahim F, Hopkins P, Vizcaychipi M, Strachan S, Post FA.BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 19;13: 23.
  18. Prazosin, anα(1)-adrenoceptor antagonist, prevents memory deterioration in the APP23 transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Katsouri L, Vizcaychipi MP, McArthur S, Harrison I, Suárez-Calvet M, Lleo A, Lloyd DG, Ma D, Sastre M. Neurobiol Aging. 2013 Apr; 34(4): 1105-15.
  19. The protective profile of argon, helium, and xenon in a model of neonatal asphyxia in rats. Zhuang L, Yang T, Zhao H, Fidalgo AR, Vizcaychipi MP, Sanders RD, Yu B, Takata M, Johnson MR, Ma D. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jun; 40(6): 1724-30.
  20. Central nervous system inflammation in disease related conditions: mechanistic prospects. Fung A, Vizcaychipi M, Lloyd D, Wan Y, Ma D. Brain Res. 2012 Mar 29; 1446: 144-55.
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