Pediatrics - Grand Rounds

Topic: Hypothalamic obesity in children following Craniopharyngioma surgery and The Radiologist


Wednesday, October 18, 2023
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Classroom A and B


Karuna V. Shekdar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Pediatric Neuroradiology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Target Audience:

Community Physicians, Faculty, Residents/Fellows, Staff/Employees

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss the condition of hypothalamic obesity (HO).
2. Review Craniopharyngioma (CPH)-Diagnosis & Treatment.
3. Discuss development of HO following CPH surgery.
4. Summarize qualitative & quantitative MRI markers to predict HO.


The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Activity.

Additional Information

biblio source : https://doi.org/10.3171/ped.2007.106.1.3

Quiz release date: January 3, 2024
Quiz expiration date: March 3, 2025


Dr. Shekdar has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

For additional information, contact Laura Lowry (904) 633-4199 laura.lowry@jax.ufl.edu.