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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: amartin | 2013-05-09 09:46 | 253 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 | 581 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 | 1548 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 | 226 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 | 190 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 | 293 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 | 591 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 | 251 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 | 1279 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 | 212 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 | 368 Views | 7 Comments

Has anyone had the MRI Laser Guided tempral lobe surgery?

Created By: jimbo1 | 2013-01-11 14:13 | 307 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

 

I'm 29 years old, I was diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy when I was 21. My doctor has tried me on pretty much every medication out there and it keeps the major...

Created By: john14.6theway | 2012-12-18 08:20 | 189 Views | 0 Comments

I have been having seizures since I was 8 months old. We have been trying to control my seizures but anything I take I can only do in very small doses because of the side effects. For example one...

Created By: Lizard46 | 2012-11-19 17:59 | 246 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone else tried the VNS (vagus nerve Stimulator)?  Did it lessen you siezures or make them less intense?

Created By: Bills_Mom | 2012-11-08 12:59 | 279 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

I have a question maybe I somebody can answer before I bring it up with my family or sons doctor(s).
My son has Juvenile Myclonic Epilepsy. He is 17 now and has been going...

Created By: alyssa18 | 2012-11-08 07:06 | 216 Views | 0 Comments

Hello ,  My Name is Manny, if their are any Doctors out their or anyone who had problems with the VNS, or Manufacturer.

   My  Daughter started having seizures when she was 18 months old...

Created By: Doublell | 2012-11-07 10:13 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

Is there anyone out there who has Frontal Lobe seizures and a Frontal Lobe surgery resection done? I've just completed abattery of tests .  I'm a good prospect to have it done and have lots of...

Created By: manofsteele | 2012-10-05 17:49 | 611 Views | 7 Comments

I have had Epilepsy since I was one and a half years old.  I have never let my Seizures define my life and make me live a protected life. 

I just graduated from La Salle University. ...

Created By: bridgey95 | 2012-10-03 16:05 | 259 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

 

I am interested in the RNS surgery and have heard that it has a high success rate but cannot find any information that is recent. Does anyone have any idea when the FDA...

Created By: kellybridie | 2012-09-28 23:09 | 174 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my husband is going in to have a left temporal lobe resection done on the 2nd of October 2012, we are British just wondered if there are any other Brits on here going thru the same thing?? I'm...

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