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  • Condition: Diseases of the Clival Region
  • Journal: Acta medica academica
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
  • Number of Patients: 14
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This study determine the safety and outcome of endoscopic endonasal approach to the clival region.
  • Condition: Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Journal: Neurosurgical focus
  • Treatment Used: Endoscope-Assisted Microsurgery
  • Number of Patients: 106
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using endoscope-assisted microsurgery to treat patients with pediatric brain tumors.
  • Condition: Suprasellar Craniopharyngioma
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Endonasal Endoscopic Resection
  • Number of Patients: 16
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This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of using the endoscopic endonasal approach as an option for resection of primary and recurrent suprasellar craniopharyngioma.
  • Condition: Adult Craniopharyngioma
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: New Treatment Approaches
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses creative and innovative approaches that may offer solutions to the obstacles faced in treating craniopharyngioma.
  • Condition: Pediatric Adamantinomatous Craniopharyngioma (ACP)
  • Journal: Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Resection with or without Radiotherapy, Targeted Therapies
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the potential use of targeted therapies in the treatment of pediatric adamantinomatous craniopharyngiomas (benign brain tumors; ACPs).
  • Condition: Childhood Brain Tumor with Hypothalamic Obesity
  • Journal: Pediatric blood & cancer
  • Treatment Used: Methylphenidate
  • Number of Patients: 12
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using methylphenidate to treat patients with childhood brain tumors and hypothalamic obesity.
  • Condition: Post-Operative Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak Following Endoscopic Trans-Nasal Pituitary and Anterior Skull Base Surgery
  • Journal: Acta neurochirurgica
  • Treatment Used: Skull Base Repair
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study identified factors associated with post-operative cerebrospinal fluid leak in patients undergoing endoscopic trans-sphenoidal surgery.
  • Condition: Craniopharyngioma
  • Journal: Neurology India
  • Treatment Used: Proton Beam Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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The study researched the outcomes of proton beam therapy in patients with craniopharyngioma.
  • Condition: Craniopharyngioma
  • Journal: Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Tumor Resection
  • Number of Patients: 95
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This study reviewed the role of the extent of surgical tumor resection for local tumor control and long-term outcomes in patients with craniopharyngioma.
  • Condition: Hypothalamic Obesity After Craniopharyngioma Therapy
  • Journal: Obesity surgery
  • Treatment Used: Bariatric Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 5
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This study investigated the effectiveness of bariatric (weight loss) surgery for hypothalamic obesity after craniopharyngioma therapy.
  • Condition: Co-Occurrence of Craniopharyngioma and IgG4-Related Hypophysitis
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Pterional Craniotomy and Gross Total Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 16-year-old boy diagnosed with craniopharyngioma and secondary hypophysitis (inflamed pituitary gland) treated with pterional craniotomy and gross total excision of the lesion.
  • Condition: Craniopharyngiomas
  • Journal: Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.)
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Endonasal Resection
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report video discusses the resection of craniopharyngiomas via an endoscopic transtuberculum transplanum approach.
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