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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: jboyd | 2006-02-13 18:28 | 226 Views | 7 Comments

Hi i have finally been oked to have the vns surgery by my insurance and i will be having it done FEB 27th i am nervous but some what excited about it and i hope it all goes well for me i am trying...

Created By: Jenny55 | 2006-02-06 11:20 | 455 Views | 10 Comments

Would apprecaite any feedback from anyone who has had a right temporal lobectomy.

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2006-02-03 10:56 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

Any one have any advice regarding frontal lobe surgery? Although we are requesting a second opinion from Johns Hopkins, Mayo Clinic is recommending the surgery.

Created By: pinkangel_82 | 2006-02-02 13:47 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone

For those of you who don't know and are interested I accidently came across this website when I was searching about epilepsy over the Internet. It is a live and On-Demand...

Created By: Darrel | 2006-01-31 21:13 | 256 Views | 7 Comments

There is a brand new surgery that is still in the trial stage of production, that I was wanting to discuss and possibly get some opinions on it. This is the surgery of: Interceptâ„¢ Epilepsy...

Created By: Ginger55 | 2006-01-31 20:05 | 157 Views | 3 Comments

Would like to hear from some of you who may have had the right temporal lobectomy done. I am going through the pre-surgical work up & would apprecaite any feedback on your experience(s).

Created By: Nick g | 2006-01-23 07:40 | 206 Views | 7 Comments

hi,

I'm considering having VNS but i'm worried about ... well all of it really. I had surgery before and it didnt work so thats why I'm hesitant I think. Anyway I'd like to hear peoples...

Created By: BAU | 2006-01-19 17:56 | 597 Views | 12 Comments

I would like to chat with someone who has undergone surgery recently for a left temporal lobe seizure disorder.

Created By: jboyd | 2006-01-17 00:20 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

Hi i am 30 have had seziures since baby and been on almost every med out there and none has stoped my seziures and i tend to get bad side affects alot. I am meeting with a vns theraby surgical...

Created By: jboyd | 2006-01-12 12:49 | 116 Views | 3 Comments

Hi i am 30 and got a call from cyberonics case worker and she told me that my referall will be in today and i will get an apointment with surgan to go over every thing. Is there any one who nows...

Created By: sonya walden | 2006-01-10 19:39 | 800 Views | 9 Comments

Hey all! This is my first time on here. I wish that I had made this venture a while back. My five year old daughter Blakely, is having a right side, functional hemispherectomy on Jan. 26. at the...

Created By: terrij | 2006-01-08 15:31 | 1107 Views | 20 Comments

I had my right temporal removed in Sept of 1994
I actually was aginniy pig for ateaching hospital in Gainesville,fl.I dont know about the rest of you, but my first two years after surgery...

Created By: icca1980 | 2006-01-01 20:01 | 403 Views | 2 Comments

I'm thinking about having surgery to remove a scar from my brain. Of course the scar is whats causing me to have seizures.

I'm just curious how much a wada test cost? I heard that you have...

Created By: jboyd | 2005-12-30 00:42 | 118 Views | 2 Comments

Hi ive had sezuries all my life and am 30 me and my nuroligist says im a canidate for VNS and i now alot about it from cyberonics web site and it sounds pretty easy surgerie and like its better...

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2005-12-27 22:07 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

My 16-year-old daughter has been lethargic and feeling very poorly for 7 weeks. Sleeps 15 hours per day and unable to attend high school. Doctor thinks her body has been unable to process her...

Created By: Deadhead | 2005-12-18 04:03 | 4245 Views | 27 Comments

I have been having seizures since I was 12 years old.When I was younger, my seizures although not very frequent were quite severe and I usually always went into "Status" and would always have to...

Created By: Jar | 2005-12-07 20:34 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. First time here. I've had "diagnosed" epilepsy for about 8 years. I don't consider it a "pain", but my doc wants me to do this test next week where they take me off my meds and MRI, EEG,...

Created By: clunk1234567 | 2005-12-03 01:33 | 135 Views | 2 Comments

Just spent four months in hospital with a fractured skull, my third. picked up a postage stamp sized dead bit in my head. My brain must look like a railway map with all the scar tissue. I was...

Created By: ehcinelli | 2005-11-20 06:02 | 124 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Eric and I have had Epilepsy for more than 25 yrs. they have never been under complete control. So on nov. 11 I was implanted with the VNS. At first everything was going great then at...

Created By: Jenet | 2005-11-15 00:19 | 133 Views | 1 Comment

My right temporal lobe was removed 36 years ago. I find that I'm having a HORRIFIC time remembering the easiest of things, dropping names I've known forever - some of my friends think I'm just...

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