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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: william_fontaine | 2011-06-18 21:00 | 135 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone experienced problems (memory and stress) at a fast-paced, memory-intesive job as a result of a left temporal lobectory?  I had the operation done several years ago, and it has...

Created By: bonner11 | 2011-06-17 22:06 | 264 Views | 8 Comments

Hi! All! My doctor is suggesting that I should have surgery. I'm undecided though because about 14yrs ago I was put in the hospital to see if I was a canidate for brain surgery. Except the...

Created By: happygirl | 2011-06-09 04:23 | 255 Views | 4 Comments

It is nearly a year since my surgery and aside 2 seizures, periods of lapses in concentration, and ability to comprehend basic tasks at times all seems to be going good.

My question is...

Created By: deep c | 2011-06-06 18:51 | 363 Views | 12 Comments

I just got back from seeing my neurologist regarding the results of a depth electrode EEG a couple weeks ago.

I will be going ahead with surgery in July. I have damage in the temporal lobe...

Created By: Monkie | 2011-04-24 21:55 | 230 Views | 5 Comments

I have had "E" for about 20 years and while the medication works to stop Tonic Clonic seizures none of the medication I have taken has done anything to stop the Simple Partial and Complex Partial...

Created By: peytonwelch | 2011-04-23 16:21 | 811 Views | 18 Comments

Well...Surgery on my front, left temporal lobe is NOW COMPLETE!  Approx. 4 inches was removed.  It has been a little over 4 weeks and I am seizure free thus far!  I...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2011-04-23 02:08 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone. I am wondering if anyone has any information about the Gamma Knife procedure for epilepsy?? I have bilateral periventricular heterotopia and have already had surgery that diddn't work...

Created By: cass30 | 2011-04-19 17:56 | 184 Views | 0 Comments

Can anyone tell me is it normal that after 15 months from surgery where for the first 15 months i have had no tonic clonic seizures and simple and complex partial seizures reduced by about 80%....

Created By: Kenny782 | 2011-04-19 03:58 | 316 Views | 4 Comments

I'm 28, I've had epilepsy since 13 or 14 for no good reason.

I've been going to NYU for the last 3 years (doctor #3) and they've run me through the last few pills I hadn't been on. I don...

Created By: cannas | 2011-04-15 16:40 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

Dull week in general, no seizures, although my veeg throughout the week was again abnormal. Took me off my meds and remembered what I used to feel like (I respond very well to meds but I guess not...

Created By: mandyjane | 2011-04-13 12:07 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

I had surgery for my epilepsy after 40 yearsof suffering with it, six months ago. Yet still regularlyget goosepimples which always used to be the beginnings of my fits do others have this and is...

Created By: susan57 | 2011-04-07 16:41 | 659 Views | 5 Comments

Our son Sean had surgery Jan 26, 2010. He is down syndrome. It has cut his seizures in half. He woke up after a week and was paralazyed, couldn't not speak, eat . He couldn't not breathe on his...

Created By: rnlora | 2011-04-06 17:26 | 123 Views | 0 Comments

I am a RN that was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2007 at the age of 32. All testing normal, EEG, MRI, CT....but witnessed seizure activity by fellow nurses and doctors. After trying to control my...

Created By: porterhouse | 2011-04-04 20:22 | 280 Views | 6 Comments

I am trying to decide whether or not to have surgery.  I have a question for those that have had surgery.  Are you able to take care of yourself after surgery or do you need assistance?  I am not...

Created By: GodivaGirl | 2011-04-02 22:39 | 233 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,
I'm not sure if it is life that is overwhelming, or what, but I thought I'd ask.
Right now, I'm on Topomax 200mg 2 x day, Keppra 750 3 x day, Clobazam 20mg 2 x day, as some time...

Created By: Massey | 2011-03-15 11:32 | 301 Views | 6 Comments

Can you recommend one for a 22 year old?

 We're out of hope with the numerous delays at the facility that is 'treating' his epilepsy now.

Created By: msuldan | 2011-03-12 20:44 | 182 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone had surgery at Johns Hopkins? I would be interested in hearing about the inpatient stay, the care received, the post-surgery care, etc. ( and does the surgeon insist on shaving your...

Created By: msuldan | 2011-03-07 14:48 | 271 Views | 5 Comments

Does anyone have a particular physician to recommend at NYU' s Epilepsy Center? I am looking for a second opinion with a neurologist, for a discussion about surgery.

Created By: walktall | 2011-03-03 15:00 | 232 Views | 7 Comments

Hi everybody,

I have had epilepsy since I was 15, never been able to control it so my neurologist sent me to Rush University Medical Center in Chicago Il where a team of amazing...

Created By: stephanieev | 2011-02-18 13:17 | 340 Views | 0 Comments

My husband  Bryan was diagnosed with a Ganglioglioma Tumor two months ago.  He is choosing to remove the tumor and is scheduled for the 8th of March for a Awake Brain...

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