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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: aprylle01 | 2015-04-18 21:08 | 61 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 | 45 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 | 193 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 | 134 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 | 105 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 | 123 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 | 149 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 | 223 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 | 113 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 | 69 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 | 102 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 | 132 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 | 188 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 | 483 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 | 152 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 | 156 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 | 298 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 | 229 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 | 119 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 | 344 Views | 0 Comments

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

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