Other Treatments

Conventional Irradiation The role of radiation in these tumors remains controversial. The majority of tumors respond and shrink to some extent. Views differ as to the long-term effectiveness in a disease in which the behavior is, in any case, notoriously difficult to predict [20]. Although efficacious, its consequences may be severe, particularly in children.

Stereotactic Radiotherapy

Although its use is becoming more widespread and with some encouraging results [21], the results of large series with longer follow-up are awaited.

Intracavity Brachytherapy and Chemotherapy

Beta emitters have mainly been used, such as gold-198 and yttrium-90. These are implanted stereotactically. Some success is claimed, particularly in the reduction in size of cystic lesions. The cytotoxic bleomycin has also been introduced into cystic craniopharyngiomas via an Ommaya reservoir. This has also produced favorable results, but has yet to become a definitive treatment.

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