Survival, hypothalamic obesity, and neuropsychological/psychosocial status after childhood-onset craniopharyngioma: newly reported long-term outcomes.

@article{Sterkenburg2015SurvivalHO,
  title={Survival, hypothalamic obesity, and neuropsychological/psychosocial status after childhood-onset craniopharyngioma: newly reported long-term outcomes.},
  author={Anthe Suzan Sterkenburg and Anika Hoffmann and Ursel Gebhardt and Monika Warmuth-Metz and Anna M. M. Daubenb{\"u}chel and Hermann L M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Neuro-oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={1029-38}
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life (QoL) and long-term prognosis are frequently, and often severely, impaired in craniopharyngioma (CP) patients. Knowledge of risk factors for long-term outcome is important for optimization of treatment. METHODS Overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS), body mass index (BMI), neuropsychological status (EORTCQLQ-C30, MFI-20), and psychosocial status were analyzed in 261 patients with childhood-onset CP diagnosed before 2000 and longitudinally observed… CONTINUE READING
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