Craniopharyngioma in childhood: our evidence-based approach to management

  title={Craniopharyngioma in childhood: our evidence-based approach to management},
  author={Dominic N. P. Thompson and Kim Phipps and Richard D Hayward},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
In 1996 we published our results for treatment of childhood craniopharyngioma. That study did not only reveal that there was a significant morbidity associated with our then policy of attempted radical removal followed by post-operative radiotherapy in those cases with residual disease, but also that risk factors for poor outcome could be identified based on the clinical and radiological findings at presentation. As result of that study, we redefined the role of radical surgery in the treatment… CONTINUE READING


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