Randomized multicenter trial on patients with childhood craniopharyngioma (KRANIOPHARYNGEOM 2007) – update after 27 months of recruitment

Ursel Gebhardt, Rolf-Dieter Kortmann, Andreas Faldum, Monika Warmuth-Metz, Torsten Pietsch, Christoph Wiegand, Niels Sörensen & Hermann L. Müller
Objective: Despite high survival rates (92%) in patients with childhood craniopharyngioma (CP), quality of life (QoL) is frequently impaired due to sequelae such as severe obesity resulting from hypothalamic involvement of CP. Based on the results of the multicenter prospective study KRANIOPHARYNGEOM[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]