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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: johnnyt | 12/2004 | 2 Comments

Hi, I'm new to the discussion and I'm considering having the RTL surgery.  If I do opt to have the surgery, I would like to know "what is the duration of time that I can expect to being out of...

Created By: michaelow | 12/2004 | 3 Comments

-Hi my name is Michael              I had brain surgery 5 years ago and have remained    seizure free for this period of time and I am still taking two 400 C tegretol.  I do not have to see my...

Created By: fairylover63 | 12/2004 | 50 Comments

I was diagnosed with grand mal seizures at the age of 13. I was really scared about the hole situation at hand, i have heard that there are surgerys that can help, but not sure if it is right for...

Created By: jani | 11/2004 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone. Found your site by accident as I was searching for information on a surgery that I might be having.I was diagnosed with a seizure disorder after a car accident I was in 4 1/2 yrs ago...

Created By: pennyhickey | 11/2004 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,I got so much help before when I posted, I have another  question for you. I wonder if someone else has ever had this problem. Bald spots from long term EEG?  When my son was in the...

Created By: jenniferej | 09/2004 | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Jennifer Johnson and I am 39 years old with 4 children, 1 bio son of my own and 3 stepchildren, my husband and I have been married 9 years. I started having seizures 17 years ago 3...

Created By: pennyhickey | 09/2004 | 0 Comments

I wonder if someone else has ever had this problem. Bald spots from long term EEG?  When my son was in the hospital they did the long term EEG. Its been 2 months since he's been out and he still...

VNS
Created By: sadierosegray | 07/2004 | 7 Comments

DOES ANYONE HAD ANY BAD EXPERIENCES WITH THE VNS?I AM PLANNING ON HAVING IT DONE AROUND MARCH 16TH IN INDIANAPOLIS,INDIANA AT ST.VINCENTSHOSPITAL.MY SURGEON CLAIMS HE DOES AT LEAST 2 AWEEK.I WOULD...

Created By: bandcheryl | 07/2004 | 0 Comments

Hi, I've already had the right temporal lobe lobectomy last Sept. and it has lessoned my seizures, but I want them gone for good.  I'll take any info, about the surgery of the VNS or...

Created By: pennyhickey | 07/2004 | 34 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm new at all of this. I've never written in to chat rooms before but I could really use some information and advise, so I thought this probably would be a good place to start. My 25...

Created By: bryank76 | 03/2004 | 3 Comments

Hi. This is my first post. I'm a 27 year old male living in NJ. I had surgery 6 months ago to remove a cavernous angioma leison, which was believed to be the cause of my simple/complex partial...

Created By: kimberlyw | 01/2004 | 3 Comments

My son is eleven and we have been considering surgery for his seizures. We are wondering if it would be beneficial to wait till he's alittle older or would we get a better recovery now as far as...

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