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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: HawkinsMom | 2013-02-16 14:43 | 510 Views | 1 Comment

Background:
My 13-year old son was diagnosed with Frontal Lobe Epilepsy in 2007. Although he has frequent breakthroughs, his doctors (4 over over the years) felt he was "well-controlled"...

Created By: survivor1956 | 2013-01-17 15:07 | 1007 Views | 7 Comments

Has anyone had the MRI Laser Guided tempral lobe surgery?

Created By: jimbo1 | 2013-01-11 14:13 | 701 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

 

I'm 29 years old, I was diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy when I was 21. My doctor has tried me on pretty much every medication out there and it keeps the major...

Created By: john14.6theway | 2012-12-18 08:20 | 437 Views | 0 Comments

I have been having seizures since I was 8 months old. We have been trying to control my seizures but anything I take I can only do in very small doses because of the side effects. For example one...

Created By: Lizard46 | 2012-11-19 17:59 | 640 Views | 3 Comments

Has anyone else tried the VNS (vagus nerve Stimulator)?  Did it lessen you siezures or make them less intense?

Created By: Bills_Mom | 2012-11-08 12:59 | 676 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

I have a question maybe I somebody can answer before I bring it up with my family or sons doctor(s).
My son has Juvenile Myclonic Epilepsy. He is 17 now and has been going...

Created By: alyssa18 | 2012-11-08 07:06 | 525 Views | 0 Comments

Hello ,  My Name is Manny, if their are any Doctors out their or anyone who had problems with the VNS, or Manufacturer.

   My  Daughter started having seizures when she was 18 months old...

Created By: Doublell | 2012-11-07 10:13 | 453 Views | 1 Comment

Is there anyone out there who has Frontal Lobe seizures and a Frontal Lobe surgery resection done? I've just completed abattery of tests .  I'm a good prospect to have it done and have lots of...

Created By: manofsteele | 2012-10-05 17:49 | 1268 Views | 7 Comments

I have had Epilepsy since I was one and a half years old.  I have never let my Seizures define my life and make me live a protected life. 

I just graduated from La Salle University. ...

Created By: bridgey95 | 2012-10-03 16:05 | 538 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

 

I am interested in the RNS surgery and have heard that it has a high success rate but cannot find any information that is recent. Does anyone have any idea when the FDA...

Created By: kellybridie | 2012-09-28 23:09 | 433 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my husband is going in to have a left temporal lobe resection done on the 2nd of October 2012, we are British just wondered if there are any other Brits on here going thru the same thing?? I'm...

Created By: rpicc4 | 2012-09-05 16:38 | 621 Views | 2 Comments

I posted this as a reply, but I am posting it again here as there. (I'm new to this board so my apologies)

It's so good to find this forum and know that we may be few and far
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Created By: garrett7114 | 2012-08-31 11:15 | 418 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone here had multiple hippocamal transection surgery? If so, I would like to know about the post operation effects such as headaches, temporary visual impairment, how long the hospital stay...

Created By: sandramitch | 2012-08-15 14:09 | 347 Views | 0 Comments