Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: GetBackJack | 2006-11-13 01:33 | 4 Comments

I've just had a temporal lobectomy for focal seizures (hippocampul sclerosis). So far everything has gone well...no seizures...if you want to know something about temporal lobe resections for...

Created By: forestams | 2006-11-05 21:25 | 2 Comments

Dear ALL- I have had roughly one partial complex seizure every month for the past 5 years that started after a slow growing benign brain tumor finally put enough pressure on my brain. I have had...

Created By: resh21 | 2006-10-30 13:59 | 7 Comments

Hi there,

I just got back from my docs. visit and she put me on to a new medication "Keppra" Was taking Lamictal and Zonogram, but am now going off Lamictal. On the other hand, because...

Created By: Jonathan David | 2006-10-25 12:21 | 6 Comments

Hi, I am 25 years old, I have partial complex seizures, and I was reason diagnose with Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have been taken medicine since I was about 13 years old. I have been on a...

Created By: ladybug | 2006-10-19 08:32 | 12 Comments

Good morning,

I had my surgery on August 28, 2006. Basically almost 2 months ago. Last night, I had my first seizure since the operation. I was wondering how many of you all experienced...

Created By: chumtochatwith | 2006-10-17 13:04 | 8 Comments

Well, it is finally finished! My surgery was done September 25th and it looks like it was a success! I haven't had even one seizure or anything since I was on the OR table! I have no regrets...

Created By: Kelly G. | 2006-10-16 13:04 | 8 Comments

It's finally over. The cyst is gone. I'm healing well and things are going alright. I just had the staples removed this week and my head is healing pretty well and things are going alright. I have...

Created By: woodycoggin | 2006-10-14 16:00 | 1 Comment

I have a right temporal lobe leison and am having surgery using the lobectomy approach next Wednesday. My question is for Barbie. You said you have had a lesion and did not indicate a surgery...

Created By: chelle | 2006-10-06 21:16 | 6 Comments

right temperal lobe

Created By: jmccand | 2006-10-06 08:05 | 4 Comments

Did anyone see the seizure surgery on Grey's Anatomy last night?
Just wanted to see what others thought about it.
Lori

Created By: nouser | 2006-10-05 21:36 | 1 Comment

Hello, my name is Angel and i have a 3 years old son With intractable Partial Epilepsy. The are wanting to do surgery on his RTL where some of his seizures are coming from. Hes only 3 and I was...

Created By: forestams | 2006-10-02 18:57 | 1 Comment

I'm interested on Ackling17 and if he was eligible to have surgery and then decided to go for it- I've been through all the TLE surgery testing myself and have drawn out my decision for a year now...

Created By: VALERIE JERRAM | 2006-10-02 12:26 | 1 Comment

Hello...my daughter who is 10 has had seziures since she was 10 months old when she had bacterial meningitis. As a result of the meningitis she had a vp shunt placed, complete hearing loss and...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-10-01 11:58 | 0 Comments

Whats a wada? I was told I will need to have to have this done before they find out if they can perform surgery. Can any one tell me how they made out during the test and what I can expect.

Created By: liltreasures | 2006-09-29 18:24 | 0 Comments

My 13yo developmentally disabled son had a right temporal lobectomy on Sept. 18. They resected 5 cm. He doesn't communicate how he feels, especially now that he's had the surgery. He is incredibly...

Created By: tomii20 | 2006-09-28 14:33 | 0 Comments

My name is TomIIWatkins. I had Brain Surgey on 9-28-78. I was dianosed with a Seizure Disorder on 8-28-78 and Epilepsy on 8/96. When I was born I only had 19-24 months to live. I have been on 24...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-09-28 11:32 | 1 Comment

I currently take 200mg lamictal, 500mg Zonegran, 2000mg depakote ER daily, and 1 250mg tablet of depakote ER every other night. Seizures are petite seizures, and even though I had them 2 times a...

Created By: rosegirl | 2006-09-28 09:32 | 3 Comments

What does it take to be a candiate for a frontal lobectomy? I'm sure people are getting sick of me asking but I have seriously considered the thought of me actually having surgery. I never wanted...

Created By: rsuarez | 2006-09-28 08:42 | 4 Comments

Our 20 yr. old daughter was operated at Miami Childrens Hospital on 9/11/06. We can not say enough for the neuro-surgical team and the neurologists, doctors, and nurses at the hospital. The...

Created By: rosegirl | 2006-09-27 22:57 | 2 Comments

Now I know that I am not having surgery but I have considered it. However it's my frontal lobe that's affected and that's what controls all your emotions. I want to be seizure free but I don't...

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