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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: nick714754 | 2012-01-30 18:36 | 235 Views | 12 Comments

Hello Everybody! 

My name is Nick, I am 26 and was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 19 even though I have had the complex partials since I was 10... Anyways, I have controlled epilepsy...

Created By: smokingun | 2012-01-28 13:53 | 304 Views | 2 Comments

My now 21 yr old son suffered a TBI 4 yrs ago... Following the last yrs medicinally uncontrollable seizures, he opted to have his RTL removed.. Test's confirmed it was inactive - for most...

Created By: triggeree | 2012-01-28 12:02 | 86 Views | 1 Comment

my dr has been trying to get me to operate but with all the adverse reaction i will wait until it they have it for sure you will not have all those possibilities .

Created By: triggeree | 2012-01-28 12:02 | 80 Views | 0 Comments

my dr has been trying to get me to operate but with all the adverse reaction i will wait until it they have it for sure you will not have all those possibilities .

Created By: MichaelK | 2012-01-10 00:16 | 103 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!
Currently, I live in Japan and techniques and medicines common in the US are about 10 years behind here. For example, Keppra and VNS surgery were just legalized last year. If...

Created By: admin1 | 2012-01-04 10:10 | 106 Views | 0 Comments

I'd like to invite everyone to the Epilepsy Therapy Project Family Day - a conference for general public - that means all of us! It's being held in San Francisco on...

Created By: bobtan | 2011-12-29 23:03 | 155 Views | 0 Comments

 The LAMOST telescope most prominent quality is heavy-caliber 4 meters the concurrently huge area of watch 5 degrees, in add-on to 4000 optical fibers compose ultra large-scale range observation...

Created By: mbrown0902 | 2011-12-19 15:00 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

I have generalized epilepsy and my doctor is wanting meto consider vns, because I'veranout of medications to try.       Has anyone else had the surgery with all  over the brain seizure activity...

Created By: pfincher | 2011-12-15 11:10 | 488 Views | 22 Comments

Hi All,

About two months ago I finished all necessary pre-operative testing needed to determine if I was a candidate for surgery. My epileptologist sent me to the local Neurosurgeon...

Created By: r0xmyface0ff | 2011-11-18 16:00 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all!
I had a golf ball sized benign tumor removed from my right temporal lobe in June of 2010. It has been quite some time, but I still experience pain near the incision site. This...

Created By: crussell29 | 2011-11-08 21:24 | 225 Views | 5 Comments

I had my first seizure February 2010. I was away at college in my apartment talking to my mom on the phone then the next thing I knew I was at the hospital. My mom said I started crying saying I...

Created By: dashaday | 2011-11-07 23:48 | 293 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

My name is Dasha and I have complex partial seizures in my left temporal
lobe (hippocampus). I have been on ten different medicines in the last 3
years and none of...

Created By: maria08 | 2011-11-02 15:38 | 357 Views | 13 Comments

My 18 year old son has Partiol complex siezures on the left temporal lobe. Wada test showed when they numbed left side of brain he couldn't speak.  So if he has the left side removed he may or...

Created By: Beeba | 2011-11-01 08:11 | 258 Views | 6 Comments

 

Hi everyone,

I had left temporal surgery 3 years ago when I was 24, and just wondered if anyone else has got depresssed since having the surgery, and self conscious about the...

Created By: pfincher | 2011-10-13 15:22 | 203 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am preparing to soon have Left Temporal Lobe Surgery to be performed by Dr. Fernando Vale in Tampa, Fl. Everything I have read and know about him and the Tampa General Hospital...

Created By: pfincher | 2011-10-13 13:42 | 138 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

About 6 months ago I was referred to an Epileptologist and have since been testing to see if I was a candidate for surgery to control my seizures that I have been dealing with the...

Created By: s10sleeper | 2011-10-06 22:08 | 141 Views | 0 Comments

Having epilepsy my whole life and starting medication around 1993, with very little luck from the neurologists, I was finally sent to an epileptologist around 2007. They tried another combination...

Created By: Jenny.Hope | 2011-09-27 22:56 | 164 Views | 2 Comments

I went in for my right temp lob surgery on Sept 14th. The pain has reduced drastically, I haven't noticed any changes in my brain functions just yet and my energy level is so low. I sleep all the...

Created By: brydy23 | 2011-09-27 11:38 | 792 Views | 12 Comments

Hi, this is my first post

I'm 22 and have had partial complex seizures my whole life. I've recently been looking into surgery now that I've graduated college and want to live out on my...

Created By: GodivaGirl | 2011-09-25 20:57 | 95 Views | 0 Comments

Hi There,

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