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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: afontana | 2012-06-14 20:13 | 283 Views | 3 Comments

I had my brain surgery in the beginning of January and since then I have had a rash that looks like zits on my upper back and chest and shoulders. My doctor has sent me to a dermo who gave me a...

Created By: poohbear1964 | 2012-06-11 14:32 | 326 Views | 1 Comment

I'am 47 years old. out of the blue I started having seizers. The Doctor does not know where they are coming from. I had a VNS inplant 4 months ago. Now I'am  having chest pains every time it goes...

Created By: tcameron | 2012-05-18 21:31 | 411 Views | 4 Comments

I have approx 5 C.P. seiz/month with no auras.  My epileptologist recommended the VNS, but I'm afraid.  I'm also afraid of having real brain surgery.  Then I got the idea:  Perhaps I'm ...

Created By: vitasg | 2012-05-16 10:45 | 393 Views | 3 Comments

My 27 year old son had is left temporal lobe removed two years ago.  His seizures started at 19, quickly became severe, uncontrolled with medication.  Medication didn't completely control seizures...

Created By: barb045 | 2012-04-10 21:25 | 466 Views | 4 Comments

My son is scheduled to have surgery in a month but has not made his final decision to go through with it, we have been told that he will have weakness on his right side and possibly permanent...

Created By: jemandc | 2012-03-29 14:17 | 2088 Views | 2 Comments

My son had right temporal lobe surgery in Dec. So far no seizures..YAY!!! However he has been having so many side effects from the meds. He was on dilantin, lamotrigine and Vimpat. He is now down...

Created By: jenstau | 2012-02-05 14:50 | 431 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on something that I'm not too sure about. I have temporal lobe epilepsy and I only have simple partial seizures. I think I may have had a...

Created By: nick714754 | 2012-01-30 18:36 | 1072 Views | 12 Comments

Hello Everybody! 

My name is Nick, I am 26 and was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 19 even though I have had the complex partials since I was 10... Anyways, I have controlled epilepsy...

Created By: smokingun | 2012-01-28 13:53 | 956 Views | 2 Comments

My now 21 yr old son suffered a TBI 4 yrs ago... Following the last yrs medicinally uncontrollable seizures, he opted to have his RTL removed.. Test's confirmed it was inactive - for most...

Created By: triggeree | 2012-01-28 12:02 | 397 Views | 1 Comment

my dr has been trying to get me to operate but with all the adverse reaction i will wait until it they have it for sure you will not have all those possibilities .

Created By: triggeree | 2012-01-28 12:02 | 318 Views | 0 Comments

my dr has been trying to get me to operate but with all the adverse reaction i will wait until it they have it for sure you will not have all those possibilities .

Created By: MichaelK | 2012-01-10 00:16 | 397 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!
Currently, I live in Japan and techniques and medicines common in the US are about 10 years behind here. For example, Keppra and VNS surgery were just legalized last year. If...

Created By: admin1 | 2012-01-04 10:10 | 329 Views | 0 Comments

I'd like to invite everyone to the Epilepsy Therapy Project Family Day - a conference for general public - that means all of us! It's being held in San Francisco on...

Created By: bobtan | 2011-12-29 23:03 | 416 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: mbrown0902 | 2011-12-19 15:00 | 488 Views | 1 Comment

I have generalized epilepsy and my doctor is wanting meto consider vns, because I'veranout of medications to try.       Has anyone else had the surgery with all  over the brain seizure activity...

Created By: pfincher | 2011-12-15 11:10 | 2320 Views | 22 Comments

Hi All,

About two months ago I finished all necessary pre-operative testing needed to determine if I was a candidate for surgery. My epileptologist sent me to the local Neurosurgeon...

Created By: r0xmyface0ff | 2011-11-18 16:00 | 353 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all!
I had a golf ball sized benign tumor removed from my right temporal lobe in June of 2010. It has been quite some time, but I still experience pain near the incision site. This...

Created By: crussell29 | 2011-11-08 21:24 | 887 Views | 5 Comments

I had my first seizure February 2010. I was away at college in my apartment talking to my mom on the phone then the next thing I knew I was at the hospital. My mom said I started crying saying I...

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