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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: penosejo@gmail.com | 2014-05-13 07:09 | 683 Views | 2 Comments

Hello, I have recently got the VNS implanted and it was turned on a few days ago. I have no problems so far just still from the surgery. After the surgery I had a horrible cough but the Doc...

Created By: BuccolamMidazolam | 2014-05-10 08:49 | 568 Views | 0 Comments

Hello like everyone here on the site I have have been having regular seizures. After having a MRI done at the hospital, my neurologist told me that I had nodular heterotopia epilepsy and that...

Created By: dnel0680@gmail.com | 2014-05-05 23:59 | 820 Views | 2 Comments

I had an appointment with my neurologist last week and he recommended Laser Ablation Surgery. I  was hoping to get some feed back on how successful it is, what it involves, any side affects...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2014-04-23 19:29 | 795 Views | 1 Comment

Recently, I heard a newscast about a lady who had a seizure while driving 8 years ago and consequently lost her license.  Rather than undergoing traditional brain surgery, she has undergone a...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2014-04-22 00:45 | 820 Views | 0 Comments

My neurologists recommended surgery years ago, but it took me years to make the grueling, painstaking, and roller-coaster-like experiences to finally decide to go for it in 2011.  Like many, I...

Created By: Denny | 2014-04-14 13:07 | 1048 Views | 2 Comments

Hello - Has anyone had the RNS placement?  If so, can you share the experience and the results?

Thank you for your help.

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2014-04-11 01:13 | 542 Views | 1 Comment

<p>Hello everyone, What do you think about keeping detailed record after epilepsy surgery?</p>

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2014-04-11 01:07 | 537 Views | 0 Comments

<p>Hello everyone,</p>

<p>What do you think about keeping a detail record after epilepsy surgery?<br />
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Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-11-15 14:54 | 1435 Views | 6 Comments

I finally finished all of my pre- operative tests for Epilepsy surgery and my surgery is scheduled for December 13th. I just have one question... For those of you who have went through Epilepsy...

Created By: jimbo1 | 2013-10-31 15:33 | 824 Views | 1 Comment

I have temporal lobe epilepsy, and I've finally had surgery two weeks ago. According to the surgeon, everything has gone well, and I'm back home again now, to recover for the next couple of...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2013-10-30 01:15 | 1077 Views | 1 Comment

How it all started...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-10-26 21:19 | 1221 Views | 2 Comments

I was just researching on the Internet about depth electrodes and from what I read, it sounds pretty painful. I'm not down for too much pain in my head. So I might need a whole box of tissue right...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2013-09-15 00:35 | 546 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

I have epilepsy for decades and throughout most of my...

Created By: YeeP | 2013-08-27 15:05 | 753 Views | 3 Comments

So, before I got mine, I had a lot of questions that I could not find answers to. If you have one, maybe you can put some of your questions in here that you are now able to answer. That way when...

Created By: jimbo1 | 2013-08-27 09:53 | 4650 Views | 9 Comments

I have temporal lobe epilepsy and I'm waiting on a date for surgery, specifically a lesionectomy in the left side of the brain to remove what the doctors believe is the cause of the seizures....

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-08-24 23:12 | 762 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone had the Wada Test done? What was you all's experience like with it? What happens after the test is done? Do you have to meet with the neurologist again and the neurosurgeon to see what...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2013-08-16 01:34 | 709 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

After suffering from epilepsy for decades, I underwent surgery two years ago.  Since then, my life style is similar to that of a retiree after decades of work on a job.  I can...

Created By: LJF | 2013-08-11 10:57 | 882 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I am scheduled to have Right frontal lobe surgery in 6 weeks. The dr thinks they are coming from my secondary motor skills. He is 90% sure so I am having the surgical EEG to know 100% where...

Created By: ralphjunior | 2013-08-10 13:03 | 483 Views | 0 Comments

hello.  next week i'm gettina a pre-op MRI for one of those image guided brain biopsies.  a few weeks ago i got called in to see a neurosurgeon because of a brain mass that it is most likely...

Created By: william.hartman | 2013-08-06 18:15 | 1379 Views | 5 Comments

I am new to this website, so i will introduce my self. i have had seizures for the past 29 years. My seizures are in my left hippocampus. I have always had concerns about having surgery, but...

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