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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: SeizingLisa | 2016-02-02 18:16 | 27 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Pignulotta | 2016-01-22 16:26 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone had any experience with VNS therapy for seizures ?  I'm considering having it done, but would like to know more.  Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.

Created By: cxmcdan@msn.com | 2016-01-03 23:33 | 139 Views | 1 Comment

I don't know if this is going to help anyone but I had EMU Phase 2 then a laser ablation on my right temporal lobe during the week of Thanksgiving. So far it has been successful but it's only been...

Created By: MorningSeizer | 2015-12-31 02:59 | 167 Views | 5 Comments

Hi everyone,

I'm a 23 y/o female who has had partial complex seizures for nearly 20 years. My pediatric neuro just referred me to an adult neuro after I've started suffering side effects...

Created By: stephenstate | 2015-12-30 18:11 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

I had a right temporal lobectomy performed at the Cleveland Clinic in 2013.  Has anyone had surgery from that amazing place?

 

Created By: davnic13 | 2015-12-03 15:40 | 228 Views | 1 Comment

I am 36 and live in NZ. I have had epilepsy for about 15 years and have been on 6 of different meds over that period with many "cocktail" combinations of them (epilem, tegratol, topamax, lamictal...

Created By: puglover | 2015-11-24 00:27 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone had temporal lobe surgery at kaiser in Redwood a City? If yes, how did it go?

Created By: puglover | 2015-11-23 23:54 | 113 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone had temporal lobe surgery at Kaiser in Redwood City, CA. If so, could you share your experience? Thanks!

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-11-06 14:56 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I am having a left anterior temporal lobectomy later this month, and I would love to hear stories from those of you who have had this same surgery......I am keeping my fingers and...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-11-06 14:54 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I am having a left anterior temporal lobectomy later this month, and I would love to hear stories from those of you who have had this same surgery......I am keeping my fingers and...

Created By: Brain Fizz | 2015-11-03 01:16 | 245 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

 

 

I've had epilepsy since 2007. It appeared totally out of the blue with no obvious cause. I was married, had a young son, a career and living a really full and...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2015-10-16 01:36 | 175 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: MsJamieDee | 2015-10-15 13:14 | 145 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone.  I'm new to the site and wanted to get some advice from any parents that have had VNS done for a younger child.

My daughter is 6 and has just been put on a 3rd medication to...

Created By: tpg2122 | 2015-10-11 11:58 | 248 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, I have struggled with epilepsy since a teen and thinking of taking the leap to epilepsy surgery at my doctor's urging. Where are the best places to do it if you could go anywhere? Live in...

Created By: brittany32893 | 2015-09-30 13:28 | 303 Views | 3 Comments

My name is Brittany, I am 22 years old and was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy when I was 14. After taking several medications and none of them working I am scheduled to have both the Wada...

Created By: Katlynjwilson | 2015-09-26 21:46 | 268 Views | 0 Comments

 

I have had seizures since I was 13 and didn't know that's what they were and thought it was something weird I did. It was a dejavue, gastric rising and loss of awareness events. I had my...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-09-16 10:53 | 254 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone ever had surgery complications?  I'm in the waiting process now...I had depth electrodes put in my head in July and they had complications (angiogram, and bleeding around my brain), now...

Created By: zombie girl | 2015-09-11 01:38 | 285 Views | 2 Comments

This is going to sound silly but I got my vns implant 7 months ago and Ive noticed some changes in my body. Mainly a female question but it seems almost like the generator is pushing down on my...

Created By: pfincher@gmail.com | 2015-09-01 14:45 | 301 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

    Has anyone on here had Temporal Lobe surgery at Tampa General Hospital by Dr. Fernando Vale?  They have confirmed that I am a canidate for this surgery and are setting me up an...

Created By: sisuson | 2015-08-31 17:12 | 253 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all, this is my first time posting to this forum. I am turning here for advice on selecting a hospital based on first hand experience from anyone that has had a similar proceedure as out son...

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