Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: mulleca | 2006-11-30 13:38 | 15 Comments

I am going to have left temporal lobe surgury in Jan. or Feb. and they are talking about possible removal of my left hippocampus. Has anyone had this removed. If so, how are you doing, what can...

Created By: carrieb | 2006-11-28 12:07 | 1 Comment

Does anyone know how I can get my neurosurgeon's medical grades free? There are lots of places online to get reports that include professional misconduct, hospital ratings, success rates, patient...

Created By: dmh | 2006-11-27 10:46 | 5 Comments

I should be going in for my LTL surgery some time in February but I am currently more worried about the time I will miss from work than the surgery itself (I know that probably sounds terrible but...

Created By: carrieb | 2006-11-25 14:43 | 8 Comments

Hi,

My epileptologist wants me to have an intracranial eeg (the one with the strips). I've been thinking about having surgery, but I'm not sure now considering I'd have to go through this...

Created By: meeciamecia | 2006-11-18 15:03 | 3 Comments

Lets see, how I can say this. I really want to know about brain surgery anything about it. I was asked if I would like to have brain surgery in order to possibly be medicine free.I keep on...

Created By: dinger57 | 2006-11-16 22:03 | 2 Comments

I am into my 5th month of recovery after my brain surgery. I had my surgery on June 9, 2006. I didn't what to do a thing after my surgery including eating, reading, watching TV, etc. I mean...

Created By: aussiesam | 2006-11-15 22:22 | 4 Comments

Hi

I am new to this site and live in Australia. We don't have a support site anything quite like this and it is great to see so many topics and be able to 'meet' people who go through the...

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...

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