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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: Lyriqs Voice | 2014-07-15 16:40 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

Hello.
My 11 month old suffered a Stroke sometime around birth, but was not diagnosed until 6 months. He is now scheduled for hemispherectomy surgery to stop his Infantile Spasms and any...

Created By: stiffie | 2014-07-14 18:22 | 312 Views | 1 Comment

Hello to everyone!

I am a new to this.

My dad has suffered with epilepsy for as long as he can remember and has just found out that he was born with it. He has also been told he is a...

Created By: chersaman | 2014-06-11 15:51 | 280 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my daughter had a 2/3 corpus colostomy 6 years ago.  Sam has progressed to have many more seizures daily.  She has been on every med and has a VNS.  The docs want to perform a full colostomy...

Created By: penosejo@gmail.com | 2014-05-13 07:09 | 390 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 | 295 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 | 480 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 | 504 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 | 560 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 | 638 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 | 305 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 | 285 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 | 937 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 | 526 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 | 666 Views | 1 Comment

How it all started...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-10-26 21:19 | 724 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 | 298 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

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

Created By: YeeP | 2013-08-27 15:05 | 444 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 | 2098 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 | 426 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 | 425 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...

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