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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-11-15 14:54 | 817 Views | 4 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 | 452 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 | 581 Views | 1 Comment

How it all started...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-10-26 21:19 | 604 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 | 249 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

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

Created By: YeeP | 2013-08-27 15:05 | 367 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 | 1677 Views | 8 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 | 356 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 | 354 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 | 436 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 | 192 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 | 546 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 | 909 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 | 263 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 | 301 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 | 401 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 | 352 Views | 0 Comments

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 | 337 Views | 4 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 | 368 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 | 678 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...

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