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  • 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: Diencephalic Amnesia
  • Journal: Cognitive processing
  • Treatment Used: Strategy Training
  • Number of Patients: 14
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The study researched the effects of strategy training on spatial memory in diencephalic amnesia.
  • Condition: Hypothalamic Hamartomas in Children
  • Journal: Neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Staged Magnetic Resonance-Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 58
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In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of staged magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for the treatment of pediatric hypothalamic hamartomas which cause gelastic seizures.
  • Condition: Hypothalamic Hamartoma-Epilepsy Syndrome (HH-ES) in Adulthood
  • Journal: Brain and behavior
  • Treatment Used: Radiosurgery or Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Implant
  • Number of Patients: 8
  • Published —
This study reported the clinical and electroencephalographic features of a series of adult patients with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH-ES) and related epilepsy together with the treatments and seizure outcome.
  • Condition: Disruptive Behavior in a Child with a Hypothalamic Hamartoma (HH)
  • Journal: Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings
  • Treatment Used: Brief Behavioral Intervention (BBI)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a validated parent management training program , to treat symptoms of ADHD and disruptive behavior in a 6-year-old female patient with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) and (CPP).
  • Condition: Craniopharyngioma-Related Hypothalamic Obesity (CP-HO)
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Octreotide versus Gastric by-pass surgery
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This review aims to summarize the interventions that are used to treat CP-related HO (CP-HO), including pharmacotherapy and bariatric surgery.
  • Condition: Hypothalamic hamartoma
  • Journal: Epilepsy research
  • Treatment Used: MR-guided laser ablation
  • Number of Patients: 71
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of MR-guided laser ablation (damage harmful tissue) for patients with hypothalamic hamartoma.
  • Condition: Hypothalamic Hamartomas
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Stereoelectroencephalography-Guided Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation
  • Number of Patients: 9
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a stereoelectroencephalography-guided radiofrequency thermocoagulation to treat patients with hypothalamic hamartomas.
  • Condition: Craniopharyngioma
  • Journal: Pediatric blood & cancer
  • Treatment Used: Partial resection (PR)
  • Number of Patients: 35
  • Published —
The study researched the incidence of hypothalamic obesity in craniopharyngioma patients.
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