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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: susan57 | 2011-01-14 08:50 | 292 Views | 5 Comments

Our son is 37 years old and down syndrome. He has had seizures since he was 21 years old. Medications are not working,he has tried all. I mean all!!  He is schedule for a corpus colostomy at...

Created By: rose25 | 2011-01-11 22:26 | 206 Views | 4 Comments

My one year old daughter is on her second medication and the seizures are still not controlled.  Our doctor wants to do surgery to remove the abnormal area of her brain that is causing the...

Created By: happygirl | 2011-01-09 00:55 | 137 Views | 0 Comments

It is now the 6 month mark since surgery, and I am still finding things hard. I have been advised of two seizures in the last 6 weeks (not aware of any before then).

  • Do you think...
Created By: peytonwelch | 2011-01-06 11:28 | 1527 Views | 28 Comments

May have brain surgery...Need advice!!!!

This is the first time I have ever used this website, so please forgive me if I miss something.  So, here's my story...I am 31 years old.  I was...

Created By: Spike. | 2010-12-30 19:39 | 176 Views | 0 Comments

While watching ABC news this evening (Thursday, December 30, 2010) the news anchor gave some brief information about a baby that had half of his...

Created By: savm | 2010-12-17 13:41 | 178 Views | 1 Comment

I am having many side effects from meds, lack of seizure control and running out of ideas.  Dr suggested VNS and would like some feedback from people that considered or had this done. All input...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-12-15 22:52 | 148 Views | 1 Comment

Hi

Prior to my surgery in July, I was having absence seizures, the kind where you blank out for a few minutes, and then back to normal. During the course of these seizures, I generally...

Created By: wendym06 | 2010-12-08 12:39 | 476 Views | 1 Comment

My 3 year old has cortical dysplasia.  She began having seizures at 5 mos old.  Over the past 3 years she has had periods of seizure control with medication, the seizures would begin again,...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-11-21 01:01 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Hi again for everyone

I went for my post surgery MRI last week, and was trying my best to think in a positive manner when I go to see my doctor.

Now I have been told that even...

Created By: happygirl | 2010-11-12 18:31 | 281 Views | 9 Comments

Hi All,

Sorry I have a few questions post surgery that I hope you can help with.

1. What does the post MRI do.

2. Seems I am very anxious (don't recall this being as...

Created By: ccalvache | 2010-11-02 18:02 | 181 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. My name is Camilo

My dad had a right temporal lobectomy in october 28 2010 (6 days ago) it was quite scarry because a couple of hours after the surgery he had to be operated...

Created By: marasing | 2010-10-16 21:41 | 173 Views | 2 Comments