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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-08-29 20:44 | 253 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone....I went into the hospital at the end of July for depth electrode surgery, then they sent me to rehab for a week or so....their were some complications, and I wasn't able to get the...

Created By: 2015jack | 2015-08-24 01:05 | 284 Views | 1 Comment
Created By: pfincher@gmail.com | 2015-07-18 17:00 | 437 Views | 2 Comments

Hello All,

  Two years ago I went through the testing to see if surgery was a possibility. They had determined that because I had activity on both sides that I was not. Well we have been...

Created By: ladybugg31186 | 2015-06-30 23:09 | 353 Views | 1 Comment

I am exactly 1 week postop from having my first VNS implant. It's horrible. That's all i can even manage to say.They had to turn it on immediatly following the surgery as i began having seizures (...

Created By: aprylle01 | 2015-06-27 02:00 | 344 Views | 0 Comments

I just wanted to tell a bit about my vns implant.  I had a vns lead revision 10 days ago.  I had a bit of an unusual complication that developed months after the origional implant surgery.  I...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2015-06-16 20:27 | 354 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

I had my epilepsy surgery four years ago.  Since then, I have been having powerful headache 24/7 to this day.  I have tried both prescription and over-the-counter pain killers...

Created By: hoohaahill@rocketmail.com | 2015-06-09 18:25 | 380 Views | 4 Comments

Hello, this is my first post. My 18 year old daughter will be getting a VNS device in August. We're concerned about side effects and if this will really help her. Does anyone have any thoughts to...

Created By: suzreg | 2015-06-04 00:07 | 354 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, i want to let people lnow about the possible side effect of the VNS.  My daughter had the hiccups for a year....  All, all night.  We ended up doing surgery to remove a tumor in her stomach,...

Created By: sabmother | 2015-05-19 12:04 | 483 Views | 2 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 | 440 Views | 2 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 | 391 Views | 1 Comment

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 | 542 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 | 775 Views | 2 Comments

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 | 605 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 | 376 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 | 554 Views | 3 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 | 376 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 | 587 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 | 644 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 | 458 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...

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