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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: Calvin111 | 2015-03-26 15:04 | 19 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 | 28 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 | 31 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 | 138 Views | 1 Comment

my son has been adviced for left front temporal lobe.

can any one suggest us for best neuro child surgeon.

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-10 21:40 | 401 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: Ross Dow | 2015-03-08 05:25 | 100 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

Hello my name is Ross

I have grand mal seizures, since I been 16. Never in my life, I thought I would have brain surgery. It was going to stop me having seizures. Me and...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2015-03-02 13:38 | 107 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

 

I underwent left temporal lobectomy surgery in 2011 and have been having powerful headache 24/7.  My doctors prescribes pain killers, but they have severe side effects...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-02 13:30 | 241 Views | 0 Comments

How do you know if the brain surgery worked?  How do you know if it cured your seizures?  Will the surgeon be able to tell you whether or not the surgery was successful immediately after the...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-02 13:23 | 168 Views | 0 Comments

For those of you who have had temporal lobe surgery, how long did you have to wait until you could drive again?

Created By: mtshannon | 2015-02-28 18:12 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

I am a new user. My daughter aged 19 has been offered a corpus callosotomy to help control her drop attacks which are quite severe. Has anyone had this operation?  I am very anxious about it and...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-02-26 15:05 | 294 Views | 0 Comments

If you were given the opportunity to have brain surgery to stop your seizures, would you go through with it?

Created By: AngieU | 2015-02-09 00:28 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

I am new to this site and am so glad I found a place where people understand. I have a cavernous malformation in my occipital lobe and have tried every med out there and nothing works. Does any...

Created By: rtkoury@gmail.com | 2015-02-08 11:55 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first seizure a little over  42 years ago and I was just 3 months old, my parents thought I was dying when I had my first Grand Mal seizure they took me to the ER and the doctors said it...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-02-02 20:29 | 423 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I am going through all the tests to determine whether or not I am a candidate for temporal lobe surgery...so far, it's looking like I will be a candidate.  I was just wondering what...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-30 20:07 | 245 Views | 1 Comment

I am going through all the tests to determine whether or not I can have temporal lobe surgery and I will be scheduling the WADA test soon.  Can anyone tell me about their experience with this test...

Created By: shely | 2015-01-29 16:25 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in 2000,i got the vns taken out... it was dead... i am still suffering from the wire that is still in my...

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Created By: shely | 2015-01-29 16:19 | 77 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: babble | 2015-01-25 15:05 | 145 Views | 0 Comments

Within the last month I've had 2 left temporal lobectomys, I've been home for one week today.   My medicines are the same plus a few new meds for post surgery.  I'm having several symptoms,  If...

Created By: jackie_lh | 2015-01-25 12:57 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Very similar story. Initial VNS in 2007 was a miracle--reduced my use of Topomax to 300mg and within 18 months stopped seizures. Formerly they had been intractable. Also told whole system was...

Created By: 5girls | 2015-01-24 20:28 | 114 Views | 0 Comments

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