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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: jebachman | 2010-09-14 16:48 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter is on the penultimate attempted treatment before her doctors (at Mayo Clinic) move to recommending a hemispherectomy. Does anyone have any ideas for specialists in CSWS, so that I can...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-09-02 02:05 | 225 Views | 10 Comments

 

Hi All,

I had left temporal lobe surgery on the 12th July this year.  The first month was great - nothing really to complain about and I spent most of my days going for walks...

Created By: Kaylin | 2010-08-22 16:11 | 445 Views | 8 Comments

My 11 year old son had epilepsy surgery 4 weeks ago, following partial complex seizures that were being triggered by scar tissue in the parietal lobe.  Specifically a parietal lob resection. I...

Created By: fxdlnow | 2010-08-02 11:17 | 55 Views | 0 Comments

my son had brain surgery on the 20th of july 2010 to remove part of his right front temporal lobe. the surgery seems to be a success..... 2 seixures in 10 days versus several a day... docs blame...

Created By: peterm | 2010-08-02 02:30 | 91 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am about to undertake the video monitoring at Austin melbourne then hopefully surgery .

I am wondering if anyone has had the surgery with children. My wife and I have a...

Created By: gails90 | 2010-07-30 22:51 | 101 Views | 1 Comment
Hi
I had a temporal lobe lobectomy operation (left) about a month ago.   I have very frizzy hair...
Created By: mzholley | 2010-07-27 12:05 | 681 Views | 5 Comments

I was wondering if anyone out there has been diagnosed with seizure disorder sometime after major surgery??  My husband was completely normal other than his major back problems.  Finally got to...

Created By: gails90 | 2010-07-24 20:50 | 79 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

Had surgery two weeks ago.  I am trying to get around via public transport to a location about 3 miles away via public transport, but some people are telling me that I should not be...

Created By: gails90 | 2010-07-23 19:12 | 96 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I had left temporal lobe epilepsy surgery 12 days ago and have now discovered that my hearing on the right hand side of by brain is distorted.  It is difficult to understand...

Created By: ericjn | 2010-07-19 14:28 | 213 Views | 0 Comments

 

My son was admitted 4 weeks ago to have the phase 2 grid inserted.  He is still waiting to have enough seizures to see if surgery is an option.  When he started through this process,...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2010-07-09 23:38 | 250 Views | 6 Comments

Two weeks (6-23-10) ago I had my right hippocampus, right amygdala, and a developmental abnormality removed. Before that I had the depth wires and a grid electrode on the right. Now I am at home...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2010-07-07 22:51 | 517 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I had my right hippocampus, right amygdala, and a devolopmental abnormality removed 3 weeks ago and I am still having REALLY BAD headaches. Nothing seems to work for them. I have...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2010-06-30 01:08 | 1040 Views | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, I just had my right hippocampus, amygdala, and a heterotopia removed a week ago to hopefully stop my seizures. I had the depth wires/grid for a week and then the big surgery. the mri...

Created By: mark_88 | 2010-06-25 22:35 | 170 Views | 3 Comments

Well this forum is more towards people who have had the surgery done or anyone who has had medication withdrawls/reduction. My issue being now that I have been seizure free since october and...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2010-06-22 17:59 | 182 Views | 2 Comments

I have bi-lateral periventricular heteropia and I am having surgery tomorrow-6-23-10!! They are going to remove my right hippocampus, amygdala, and heteroptopia. I have the depth wires/grid in...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2010-06-22 17:59 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

I have bi-lateral periventricular heteropia and I am having surgery tomorrow-6-23-10!! They are going to remove my right hippocampus, amygdala, and heteroptopia. I have the depth wires/grid in...

Created By: tiffinaz | 2010-06-19 15:56 | 310 Views | 1 Comment

I am in the hospital right now with 8 de3pth electrodes in place and 1 gid electrode on the right side. I wasn't sure what to expect but for me it is pretty painful and uncomfortable. I am just...

Created By: Darcey12 | 2010-06-18 17:36 | 812 Views | 16 Comments

My name is Carrie,  I am 27 years old and i have suffered with epilepsy for the last 15 years.  I have tried to control the epilepsy with medication but failed,  A couple of years ago i had a VNS...

Created By: dbrownpilot | 2010-06-17 03:56 | 398 Views | 10 Comments

I'm new to epilepsy.com. This is my first post. I had a left temporal lobe resection last week. I got the staples out yesterday. I still have swelling and a major headache. The worst part is that...

Created By: heidie | 2010-06-15 01:21 | 216 Views | 3 Comments

I have a lesion on my Right Hippocampus. I have the option of having the Gamma Knife Radiodurgery or the lobe removed surgically. I am scared that i may make the wrong decesion and desperatly...

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