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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: corgilady | 2006-06-19 19:39 | 327 Views | 4 Comments

Yes they call today to schedule my surgery. My stomach sank as we talked. Quite a reality check when the phone call comes. I hope that the number 7 is luckey for me 7-7-06. Anyone that would like...

Created By: mommy2kyra | 2006-06-19 14:54 | 308 Views | 5 Comments

I had my left temporal lobe resection 3 months ago, and testing begins tomarrow. We will see how successful the surgery was. I am a basket case (for many reasons, which I'm sure you can understand...

Created By: RBLWMN | 2006-06-17 19:41 | 557 Views | 4 Comments

My daughter had the "epilepsy surgery" in October of 2004. It has had wonderful effects for her. She still has absence & simple partials but NO grand mals, thank the Lord.

She was at...

Created By: trulyblessed | 2006-06-15 10:56 | 376 Views | 2 Comments

I am scheduled for plastic surgery and a re-implantation of my VNS device that once again has come unanchored on July 7th. I have had my device installed since September of 2004 with no luck of...

Created By: chvr | 2006-05-31 12:40 | 304 Views | 3 Comments

i am wondering if anyone has had persistant double vision following surgery. i had right temperal surgery alomost three week ago now. At first my double vision was everywhere, Now it seems that...

Created By: norma4797 | 2006-05-30 14:22 | 441 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, this is my first time on this list and posting. My daughter Claudia has had epilepsy now for 3 years. She is an active, beautiful and very social 8 year old and is an only child. She has...

Created By: vande_2004 | 2006-05-20 19:31 | 270 Views | 1 Comment

My name is Greg. In 1990 i underwent surgery in which a part of the cerebral cortex (outer layer of the brain) was removed from both my left frontal & left temporal lobes. After undergoing...

Created By: chumtochatwith | 2006-05-10 09:46 | 390 Views | 2 Comments

Well, I am new to this site. I am going to have left temporal lobectomy done in June of 2006. I can't wait! (I must be crazy or something!lol) I was diagnosed thirteen years ago and have...

Created By: Nathan24 | 2006-05-09 19:46 | 335 Views | 4 Comments

I just started these chat rooms for epilepsy and I have had epilepsy for most of my life. I have gone through tegretol, keppra, and lamictal. I am scheduled for depth wire testing on the 31st. If...

Created By: jefftj | 2006-04-28 20:25 | 291 Views | 2 Comments

WOW! I saw my neurosurgeon on Wed. and he said MRIs look just as excpected. I've gone 47 days without a problem, a record for me.I wasn't a candidate for temporal lobe surgery because of health...

Created By: lynanne | 2006-04-26 22:52 | 4965 Views | 23 Comments

This ? has been asked before, but I'll try again. not much response to the last person who asked. i guess not many people have frontal lobe surgery. my 25yo daughter may be a good candidate for it...

Created By: waves5 | 2006-04-26 02:04 | 224 Views | 1 Comment

I was born with a benign glinoma brain tumor and had right temporal surgery as a child at age 9 to stop complex seizures. I have been having auras ever since teens and suffered depression/...

Created By: acudetox | 2006-04-22 22:05 | 826 Views | 9 Comments

My Wife underwent Left Temporal Lobectomy Surgery Last Year in Jan 2005. After being home for 3 days after a week after the surgery everything was fine, then on the 4th day I think it was she...

Created By: Stephie51 | 2006-04-22 10:09 | 226 Views | 0 Comments

My son has damage to his peripheral vision(left upper fields of both eyes due to a Right occipital tumor.It might have become a little worse after the tumor removal but it's still early to tell...

Created By: lucreaia | 2006-04-05 23:30 | 325 Views | 2 Comments

I have intractable seizures, where the seizures have been tested and are coming from both sides of my brain. I am a candidate for surgery, but taking out a piece of my brain is not an option....

Created By: pinkangel_82 | 2006-03-28 15:05 | 2480 Views | 22 Comments

Hello

As some of you already know I had my Wada Test done last week and I have been told now that I am a candidate for surgery. I just seem to have so many thoughts whizzing through my head...

Created By: David Anthony | 2006-03-26 20:23 | 925 Views | 3 Comments

Hello...

I am a father of a 28 yr-old son who was born with cerebral palsy (CP) and became epileptic at 10 yrs-old. We reside in Texas, and hope to make Dallas our domocile in the near...

Created By: nana | 2006-03-16 08:29 | 1363 Views | 5 Comments

I was scheduled for a bain surgery in decemeber of 2001 well for some odd reason i was somewhat excited because i thought i was finally going to be siezure free. Well lucky me my doctors decided...

Created By: Stephie51 | 2006-03-14 14:57 | 256 Views | 0 Comments

My son had a right temporal lobe resection which also included the right hippocampus and removal of a neoplasm from his right occipital lobe last week. The doctors said he did very well but he is...

Created By: Raid | 2006-03-13 14:34 | 419 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have clinical Partial seizures. I am being considered for Surgery. I have gone through a lot of the process already. I had a PET Scan and MRI...

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