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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2015-03-02 13:38 | 45 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

 

I underwent left temporal lobectomy surgery in 2011 and have been having powerful headache 24/7.  My doctors prescribes pain killers, but they have severe side effects...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-02 13:30 | 101 Views | 0 Comments

How do you know if the brain surgery worked?  How do you know if it cured your seizures?  Will the surgeon be able to tell you whether or not the surgery was successful immediately after the...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-02 13:23 | 73 Views | 0 Comments

For those of you who have had temporal lobe surgery, how long did you have to wait until you could drive again?

Created By: mtshannon | 2015-02-28 18:12 | 40 Views | 0 Comments

I am a new user. My daughter aged 19 has been offered a corpus callosotomy to help control her drop attacks which are quite severe. Has anyone had this operation?  I am very anxious about it and...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-02-26 15:05 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

If you were given the opportunity to have brain surgery to stop your seizures, would you go through with it?

Created By: AngieU | 2015-02-09 00:28 | 68 Views | 0 Comments

I am new to this site and am so glad I found a place where people understand. I have a cavernous malformation in my occipital lobe and have tried every med out there and nothing works. Does any...

Created By: rtkoury@gmail.com | 2015-02-08 11:55 | 123 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first seizure a little over  42 years ago and I was just 3 months old, my parents thought I was dying when I had my first Grand Mal seizure they took me to the ER and the doctors said it...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-02-02 20:29 | 310 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I am going through all the tests to determine whether or not I am a candidate for temporal lobe surgery...so far, it's looking like I will be a candidate.  I was just wondering what...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-30 20:07 | 185 Views | 1 Comment

I am going through all the tests to determine whether or not I can have temporal lobe surgery and I will be scheduling the WADA test soon.  Can anyone tell me about their experience with this test...

Created By: shely | 2015-01-29 16:25 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in 2000,i got the vns taken out... it was dead... i am still suffering from the wire that is still in my...

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Created By: shely | 2015-01-29 16:19 | 46 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: babble | 2015-01-25 15:05 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

Within the last month I've had 2 left temporal lobectomys, I've been home for one week today.   My medicines are the same plus a few new meds for post surgery.  I'm having several symptoms,  If...

Created By: jackie_lh | 2015-01-25 12:57 | 78 Views | 1 Comment

Very similar story. Initial VNS in 2007 was a miracle--reduced my use of Topomax to 300mg and within 18 months stopped seizures. Formerly they had been intractable. Also told whole system was...

Created By: 5girls | 2015-01-24 20:28 | 81 Views | 0 Comments
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Created By: SunsetGazer | 2015-01-14 19:53 | 134 Views | 0 Comments

<p>Hello, Several years ago I underwent a temporal lobectomy due to seizures that worsened after a car accident. My medications were increased in the time between the accident, where the...

Created By: afodey | 2015-01-14 15:28 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

My neurologist just recommended the VNS to me so, really I'm not to informed on it yet. I've had seizures my whole life and was diagnosed as epileptic when I was about 10, so I'm honestly use to...

Created By: anzella_1267 | 2015-01-14 05:50 | 245 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there,
Just looking for some advice and people's experiences with left temporal lobe surgery.
Specifically if it stopped seizures completely and if medication was no longer...

Created By: harrietfsmith22 | 2015-01-12 09:05 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone know any information on VNS for Peti-Mal seizures or has had this surgery? Tried all medication and seems like VNS is the only option left.

Any advice/ information would be...

Created By: jehobiewan | 2014-12-30 23:11 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

I recently had my VNS replaced (first one was damaged). I am having difficulty with my new VNS and the neurosurgeon does not know what to do except turn it off.  It is helping me so that is not...

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