Complete versus Subtotal Resection of Paediatric Craniopharyngioma

Wardah Pervez, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Farhan A Mirza, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Optimal management of craniopharyngioma is challenging and requires multidisciplinary efforts for a successful outcome. The debate over radical versus a conservative resection followed by radiotherapy, continues. Current literature reports no difference in disease freedom and overall survival between the two surgical viewpoints, and favours conservative resection and radiotherapy, leading to lower morbidity and superior functional outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)564-566
Number of pages3
JournalJPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number2A
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2021


  • Paediatric craniopharyngioma, extent of resection, radiotherapy


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