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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: Ginger55 | 2006-01-31 20:05 | 138 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 | 171 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 | 521 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 | 63 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 | 101 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 | 750 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 | 1034 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 | 367 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 | 101 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 | 122 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 | 3946 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 | 93 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 | 122 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 | 107 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 | 117 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...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-10-24 10:27 | 136 Views | 2 Comments

join us at www. health.groups.yahoo.com/group/EpilepsySurgeryGroup1/
chatroom meetings twice a week on different servers,forums up and tons of support,

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Created By: JulieSpitale | 2005-09-19 21:50 | 134 Views | 2 Comments

My 69 y.o.mother had her first seizure four weeks ago, and it was a really bad one. She went into full respiratory arrest and had to be intubated for several days. They gave her a "bolus" of...

Created By: woodlaw | 2005-09-14 15:09 | 172 Views | 4 Comments

Son has epilepsy diagnosed since 17 years old. Participated in drug/alcohol abuse for two years, which brought on his first seizures. He is now 25, clean and is working as an architect intern,...

Created By: kja326 | 2005-09-09 19:57 | 96 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to let you know that my sister Karen has come through her ltl surgery with flying colors. She was operated on Wed and is coming home tomorrow which is Saturday....

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2005-09-06 13:22 | 103 Views | 0 Comments

My 16-year-old daughter is a candidate for surgery. She has epilepsy with tonic-clonic seizures and lots of sub-clinical seizure activity (no physical manifestations) that interfere with learning...

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