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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: amy71 | 2013-07-30 12:27 | 318 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 | 418 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 | 373 Views | 1 Comment

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 | 362 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 | 387 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 | 730 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...

Created By: LJF | 2013-06-25 20:09 | 481 Views | 10 Comments

Hello,

this is my first post so I will try to keep it short. A little background, Ive had seizures for over 20 yrs. I have been on at least 10 different meds in different combos and its...

Created By: wardy | 2013-05-25 17:54 | 305 Views | 5 Comments

Hi All,

I am hoping that some of you out there can share your stories with me regarding surgery on the left temporal lobe and the possible side effects.

I am a 30 year old man...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-05-10 18:00 | 535 Views | 5 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have dealt with epilepsy since I was 2 years old. I'm going to turn 22 in a month. My epilepsy was controlled for most of my life until I started having these "episodes...

Created By: amartin | 2013-05-09 09:46 | 200 Views | 1 Comment

I had the EEG seizure monitoring done  but the seizures occurred too fast and they couldn't localize where they originated so I am contimplating the invasive monitoring in hopes that I could have...

Created By: ajard | 2013-04-29 17:23 | 408 Views | 16 Comments

Hello. I cant find any recent ongoing discussions of Left Temporal lobe surgery. My husband will be having his surgery next week, after 17 years of seizures and 8 years of trying to make a...

Created By: Shaggy_79 | 2013-04-24 11:14 | 1356 Views | 8 Comments

Hello all,

I recently had the vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) implant procedure completed, and now one month later, after the second increase in "impulse intensity", I am starting to...

Created By: Bakaeva | 2013-04-12 18:29 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everybody! After checking forum , I decided to make one survey about epilepsy surgery. It will be very useful for everyone to see some statistics that doctors sometimes don't tell. Lets...

Created By: emm9109 | 2013-04-04 21:13 | 152 Views | 0 Comments

I had my VNS surgery last April, and my neck where the wire is connected to my Vagus Nerve is scratching the inside of my neck when I turn my head or move my head up. If I press on it, it will...

Created By: Doublell | 2013-03-25 13:11 | 227 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone: It's been a while since posting here and I'm rusty at this. I'll get to the point. I'm having inter cranial grids and monitoring April 23rd. I also have my right frontal lobe re...

Created By: mcm | 2013-03-23 08:02 | 484 Views | 6 Comments

I had surgery almost a year ago, and still have not havd CP siezures, YEAH! I belive that peope who are not epileptic think about what heaven may be like. For epileptics the answer is easy, NO...

Created By: helpingafriend | 2013-03-12 12:21 | 180 Views | 4 Comments

Hi, my name is Paige I've been searching through online epilepsy support groups all morning. My really close friend has severe epilepsy. He's at the end of the line on experimental drugs and now...

Created By: Fawn1981 | 2013-03-06 10:51 | 947 Views | 14 Comments

Can any of you explain your experience through the Wada test for me?  What was it like having half of your brain put to sleep?  Did you even realize it?  Do you speak with the doctor while the...

Created By: HawkinsMom | 2013-02-16 14:43 | 172 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 | 259 Views | 7 Comments

Has anyone had the MRI Laser Guided tempral lobe surgery?

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