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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: jimbo1 | 2013-08-27 09:53 | 3440 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 | 577 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 | 564 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 | 694 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 | 348 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 | 1063 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...

Created By: LMarsh | 2013-08-06 10:14 | 1496 Views | 8 Comments

Hi

I'm having surgery for my epilepsy on my left temporal lobe. Everyone says don't look at stuff. On the Internet but I ave because I want to know whats going to happen. The surgery...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2013-08-01 23:09 | 464 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Experts (who had surgery for MORE than 2 years).

I underwent left temporal lobectomy surgery two years age.

In the first six months, I had explosion-like headache 24/7...

Created By: amy71 | 2013-07-30 12:27 | 515 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone... I had a brain tumor removed back when I was 16. It never stopped my seizures. i'm 41 now. My Dr. tells me they've come a long way now and can pin point more where the seizures are...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2013-07-20 14:39 | 710 Views | 4 Comments

Calling to all experts, i.e  doctor, nurses, and patients who are experienced in or having experiences in handling post-epilepsy surgery / recovery issues.

I was born with cerebral palsy...

Created By: jersey devil | 2013-07-18 15:01 | 587 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone had right temporal lobe surgery done with a laser?  What was your experience and was it successful?  Any insight would be greatly appreciated as I am considering having it done in...

Created By: ambrakay | 2013-07-14 13:01 | 696 Views | 5 Comments

Hi :o)

I have a question for those out there who have undergone temporal lobectomy surgery; following your surgery, have you experienced issues with sinuses on the side you had your surgery...

Created By: LesliePC2003 | 2013-07-12 15:33 | 649 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone-

This is my first post, and I just want to see if anyone is in the same boat as me.  I am 31 and was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 15.  I have gone through periods of...

Created By: geoffmckim | 2013-06-30 09:47 | 1464 Views | 6 Comments

I'd like to know if anyone out there can speak from experience to the side effects of occipital lobe surgery for epilepsy. In particular, did you experience peripheral vision loss? If so, what...

Created By: LJF | 2013-06-25 20:09 | 1138 Views | 10 Comments

Hello,

this is my first post so I will try to keep it short. A little background, Ive had seizures for over 20 yrs. I have been on at least 10 different meds in different combos and its...

Created By: wardy | 2013-05-25 17:54 | 673 Views | 5 Comments

Hi All,

I am hoping that some of you out there can share your stories with me regarding surgery on the left temporal lobe and the possible side effects.

I am a 30 year old man...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-05-10 18:00 | 877 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have dealt with epilepsy since I was 2 years old. I'm going to turn 22 in a month. My epilepsy was controlled for most of my life until I started having these "episodes...

Created By: amartin | 2013-05-09 09:46 | 413 Views | 1 Comment

I had the EEG seizure monitoring done  but the seizures occurred too fast and they couldn't localize where they originated so I am contimplating the invasive monitoring in hopes that I could have...

Created By: ajard | 2013-04-29 17:23 | 1057 Views | 16 Comments

Hello. I cant find any recent ongoing discussions of Left Temporal lobe surgery. My husband will be having his surgery next week, after 17 years of seizures and 8 years of trying to make a...

Created By: Shaggy_79 | 2013-04-24 11:14 | 2013 Views | 8 Comments

Hello all,

I recently had the vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) implant procedure completed, and now one month later, after the second increase in "impulse intensity", I am starting to...

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