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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-02-28 21:02 | 94 Views | 0 Comments

My TLE is considered refractory, and I'm being considered for surgery. I'll start with the PET scan, MRI, and neuropsych tests on 3/6. On the 10th, I'll have an intracranial device implanted to...

Created By: astevens | 2006-02-26 08:35 | 110 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

My name is Amie and I had a right temporal lobectomy in May 2001. I'm coming up on five years and I have been siezure free. I had petit mal siezures all my life and now they seem to...

Created By: Live Love Burn Die | 2006-02-25 19:22 | 125 Views | 4 Comments

I am only 15 and in 2007 my neurologist are getting a new MIR machine and they will be able to tell my parents if i need surgery or not. I'm scared that if I do need surgery I will be so paranoid...

Created By: jboyd | 2006-02-21 15:09 | 283 Views | 9 Comments

I got this from another web site and i watched it and i thought it was great and they also have other surgery for epilpzie proceders there to watch to.I am having vns surgery mon the 27th and i...

Created By: maryhenley | 2006-02-21 14:54 | 241 Views | 9 Comments

Hi,
I have been diagnosed with Right temporal lobe epilepsy. Up until now the seizures were all nocturnal and weren't a huge deal because they always happened during my sleep, weren't...

Created By: jboyd | 2006-02-13 18:28 | 251 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 | 498 Views | 10 Comments

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

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2006-02-03 10:56 | 111 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 | 111 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 | 273 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 | 183 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 | 244 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 | 638 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 | 89 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 | 131 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 | 851 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 | 1167 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 | 449 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 | 130 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 | 178 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...

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