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ALLMedicine™ Craniopharyngioma Center

Research & Reviews  667 results

Extracranial Craniopharyngioma Confined to the Sphenoid Sinus.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000008660
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Ko MC, Kim JS et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - Craniopharyngioma is rare epithelial tumor that develops along the craniopharyngeal duct, and most of these tumors occur in the sellar and suprasellar regions. Although it rarely occurs in the extracranial region, sphenoid solitary lesions were no...

Pituitary stalk calcification as the earliest neuroradiographic feature of craniopharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2022-250969
BMJ Case Reports; Adams JW, Law A et. al.

Jun 25th, 2022 - Pituitary stalk calcification as the earliest neuroradiographic feature of craniopharyngioma in a child.|2022|Adams JW,Law A,Levy M,Crawford JR,|complications,diagnostic imaging,diagnostic imaging,complications,diagnostic imaging,

Postoperative hypothalamic damage predicts postoperative weight gain in patients with a...
https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.23447
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.); Wu J, Fu J et. al.

Jun 17th, 2022 - This study aimed to recapitulate the change trajectory of postoperative weight and investigate the association between postoperative hypothalamic damage and weight gain and hypothalamic obesity (HO) in patients with adult-onset craniopharyngioma. ...

Diagnosis and management of pediatric papillary craniopharyngioma.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2022.05.115
World Neurosurgery; Zhao C, Zhou Z et. al.

Jun 7th, 2022 - Papillary craniopharyngioma (PCP) was previously thought to occur only in adults. Sporadic pediatric PCP (PPCP) confirmed by detection of BRAF V600E mutation has been reported since 2018, but is often misdiagnosed before being diagnosed definitive...

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Drugs  1 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  33 results

Vemurafenib and Cobimetinib in Treating Patients With BRAF V600E Mutation Positive Craniopharyngioma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03224767

Jun 7th, 2022 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the activity of BRAF and MEK inhibitor combination in untreated papillary craniopharyngiomas as measured by best response at any time during the first four cycles of BRAF and MEK inhibitor treatment. II. To dete...

A Study for Image-Guided Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Brain Tumors and Side Effects
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00187226

May 18th, 2022 - Radiation therapy is commonly used to treat a variety of brain tumors in children including ependymoma, craniopharyngioma and low- and high-grade glioma. The ability of the therapy to control brain tumors in children is known to depend on the tumo...

Tocilizumab in Children With ACP
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03970226

May 17th, 2022 - This study will be conducted in two phases. The first phase (phase 0) will be looking at patients with new or recurrent/ progressed craniopharyngioma tumors. These patients will be given one dose of tocilizumab before they have SOC surgery of thei...

Energy Balance & Weight Loss in Craniopharyngioma-related or Other Hypothalamic Tumors in Hypothalamic Obesity
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02664441

May 5th, 2022 - Excessive weight gain and its cardiometabolic sequela are frequent complications of hypothalamic tumors, a condition known as hypothalamic obesity (HO). Most tumors in this region are craniopharyngiomas (CP),1 which constitute 5-9% of childhood br...

ACTEMRA® for the Treatment of Pediatric Adamantinomatous Craniopharyngioma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05233397

Apr 28th, 2022 - Adamantinomatous Craniopharyngioma (ACP) is a highly debilitating pediatric brain tumor that lacks medical anti-tumor therapies. Current therapy, which depends largely on surgery and radiation, is associated with poor quality of life and becomes m...

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News  18 results

Weight Gain Common in Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947349

Mar 12th, 2021 - Children who have been treated for brain tumors often experience significant weight gain, and new findings suggest that this could be a sign of hypothalamic-pituitary (HP) dysfunction. "We believe that endocrine surveillance should be initiated ea...

How a Cancer Doctor Really Feels About Second Opinions
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/907021

Dec 31st, 2018 - As a radiation oncologist in private practice, the question of getting a second opinion comes up fairly regularly with patients during consults. My standard answer to patients is that they shouldn't trust any doctor who is afraid of a second opini...

How a Cancer Doctor Really Feels About Second Opinions
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/907021

Dec 31st, 2018 - As a radiation oncologist in private practice, the question of getting a second opinion comes up fairly regularly with patients during consults. My standard answer to patients is that they shouldn't trust any doctor who is afraid of a second opini...

Informed Consent Ruling Could Burden Physicians, Experts Say
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/898357

Jun 20th, 2018 - Excess caution after a Pennsylvania legal decision about informed consent could unnecessarily burden physicians and sideline other qualified healthcare professionals from the process of helping patients understand risks and benefits of treatments,...

Legal Risks of Delegating Informed Consent to an NP or PA
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/887074_2

Nov 30th, 2017 - Problem With an Informed Consent Prior to Surgery Megan L. Shinal had undergone surgery for partial removal of a brain tumor. Several years later, by 2007, the craniopharyngioma tumor had returned along with severe headaches. She was referred to S...

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Patient Education  6 results see all →