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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: sabmother | 2015-05-19 12:04 | 94 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all! This is my first post here but i'm researching for my DH. He had surgery 15 years ago and he was fairly controlled with meds. Then last year he went toxic on his lamictal and had to go...

Created By: AngelaB. | 2015-05-14 12:24 | 114 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone. I had a VNS implant put in a couple of years ago. Recently, we noticed that the area around the implant is getting really hard & I now have a visible bump on my chest where the...

Created By: dlmy1978 | 2015-05-13 18:30 | 110 Views | 0 Comments

I was looking for others who have had a right temporal lobectomy with hippocampus removal due to brain damage caused by an encephalitis. My daughter became ill in 2012 because of an mosquito bite...

Created By: Matilda2014 | 2015-05-09 19:00 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter had frontal lobe epilepsy surgery 6th jan 2015 tonight 4 months later she has had a seizure is this normal or has the surgery been unsuccessful I'm devastated

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-04-27 12:51 | 318 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, I have gotten mixed responses from people, but I really need to hear from those who have undergone surgery.....is surgery really worth it?  Do you feel it has benefited you and made...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-04-21 11:07 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone had a 2 step left temporal lobe surgery?  My neurologist is thinking, that my best option is a 2 step surgery.....the 1st surgery they would go in and put electrodes in my brain, wean...

Created By: aidadjokoviccc | 2015-04-20 01:46 | 134 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I will be having my second (left interhemispheric) craniotomy on thursday and I was wondering if anyone has any information. Im really scared. I was to return back to school right...

Created By: aprylle01 | 2015-04-18 21:08 | 227 Views | 2 Comments

just wondering if anyone else has had drama with a vns implant? I was all for this thing and it did help. Except it had to be turned down because it caused gastroparesis, pain every time it turned...

Created By: Kodymom | 2015-04-14 22:45 | 141 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone out there had an MST (multiple subpial transection)? If so can you please tell me your experience. Our neurologists have suggested this procedure for our son. He is 15 and functions...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-04-13 12:30 | 327 Views | 0 Comments

If anyone has any last minute suggestions on what questions to ask the neurologist/neurogsurgeon regarding possible brain surgery, please let me know.  I am meeting with my neurologist tomorrow to...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-04-10 13:09 | 285 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, if you have had left temporal lobe surgery, can you please tell me what your life has been like after surgery.....are you back to living a normal life? how long was your recovery?...

Created By: Navyvet90 | 2015-04-09 14:38 | 204 Views | 0 Comments

 

Hello,

I am new here and just looking for some surgery advice, I'll start with a little background.

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2012 at the age of 22, while serving in...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-04-07 11:43 | 214 Views | 0 Comments

Well, my neurologist got my WADA test results and said I did well on both sides, meaning both my right and left hemispheres are involved in memory support.  You'd think this was a good thing (at...

Created By: dnel0680@gmail.com | 2015-04-01 16:00 | 250 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Doug, I'm 39 and have had epilepsy my whole life. On the 10th of this month I'm having Lazer Ablation Surgery. I'm pretty nervous, have done a lot of reading on it but was woundering if...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-29 22:29 | 313 Views | 0 Comments

 

hi everyone, I will be having the WADA test in a few days, and would like to hear some of your experiences with this test...were you sore afterwards, and if so, how long?  We're you...

Created By: sunnyli3137 | 2015-03-28 21:34 | 212 Views | 0 Comments

my daughter 18 years old,  had surgery 7 weeks ago removed a benign tumor which causes seizure,  she has Auras wakeup in the morning, also headache some time in the morning too, it is normal the...

Created By: Calvin111 | 2015-03-26 15:04 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

I am considering the RNS device (Neuro Pace in it's updated form)  Has anyone had this device implanted.  I would appreciate knowing any difficulties someone has had or has not had.  My doctor...

Created By: jlynch1983 | 2015-03-26 10:05 | 211 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am due to have the VNS surgery done. I first met with my consultant about 2 months ago. So I am now waiting for a meeting with my surgeon to discuss the surgery details. My question is how...

Created By: imaginative guy | 2015-03-26 07:45 | 222 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, it would be so helpful if you could suggest questions to ask my neurologist and/or the neurosurgeon regarding temporal lobe surgery...I have 1 more test, the WADA test before they can...

Created By: pramod | 2015-03-15 12:34 | 287 Views | 2 Comments

my son has been adviced for left front temporal lobe.

can any one suggest us for best neuro child surgeon.

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