Neuroendoscopic palliation for large cystic craniopharyngioma in an elderly patient.

Research paper by Y Y Fujimoto, Y Y Fujimoto, A A Kato, T T Yoshimine

Indexed on: 12 Dec '07Published on: 12 Dec '07Published in: British journal of neurosurgery


We describe the case of a 74-year-old man with large mixed craniopharyngioma who was successfully treated under the concept of neuroendoscopic palliation. He recovered immediately postoperatively and has done well in the 4 years following surgery.