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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: Doublell | 2013-03-25 13:11 | 346 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 | 689 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 | 330 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 | 1562 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 | 254 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 | 509 Views | 7 Comments

Has anyone had the MRI Laser Guided tempral lobe surgery?

Created By: jimbo1 | 2013-01-11 14:13 | 377 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 | 227 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 | 310 Views | 3 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 | 349 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 | 268 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 | 208 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 | 741 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 | 305 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 | 218 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...

Created By: rpicc4 | 2012-09-05 16:38 | 350 Views | 2 Comments

I posted this as a reply, but I am posting it again here as there. (I'm new to this board so my apologies)

It's so good to find this forum and know that we may be few and far
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Created By: garrett7114 | 2012-08-31 11:15 | 213 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone here had multiple hippocamal transection surgery? If so, I would like to know about the post operation effects such as headaches, temporary visual impairment, how long the hospital stay...

Created By: sandramitch | 2012-08-15 14:09 | 171 Views | 0 Comments