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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: nana | 2006-03-16 08:29 | 1014 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 | 178 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 | 287 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...

Created By: lisam11463 | 2006-03-13 09:27 | 374 Views | 9 Comments

I'm curious to know how many people have had surgery done to help/cure their epilepsy? I'm also curious to hear from those who have been told they are excellent surgery candidates, yet they won't...

Created By: sstinso01 | 2006-03-03 07:28 | 528 Views | 8 Comments

My boyfriend had a left temporal lobectomy two weeks ago. He's recovering nicely, however, he's having significant problems with short term memory and "tip of the tongue" phenomenon. However,...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-02-28 21:02 | 112 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 | 135 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 | 143 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 | 344 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 | 296 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 | 286 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 | 569 Views | 10 Comments

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

Created By: bvbuchanan | 2006-02-03 10:56 | 134 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 | 134 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 | 314 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 | 220 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 | 283 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 | 755 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 | 123 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 | 177 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...

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