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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: ralphjunior | 08/2013 | 0 Comments

hello.  next week i'm gettina a pre-op MRI for one of those image guided brain biopsies.  a few weeks ago i got called in to see a neurosurgeon because of a brain mass that it is most likely...

Created By: william.hartman | 08/2013 | 5 Comments
I am new to this website, so i will introduce my self. i have had seizures for the past 29 years. My seizures are in my left hippocampus. I have always had concerns about having surgery, but...
Created By: LMarsh | 08/2013 | 8 Comments
Hi I'm having surgery for my epilepsy on my left temporal lobe. Everyone says don't look at stuff. On the Internet but I ave because I want to know whats going to happen. The surgery doesn't spook...
Created By: GKhs4632340 | 08/2013 | 0 Comments

Hello Experts (who had surgery for MORE than 2 years).

I underwent left temporal lobectomy surgery two years age.

In the first six months, I had explosion-like headache 24/7...

Created By: amy71 | 07/2013 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone... I had a brain tumor removed back when I was 16. It never stopped my seizures. i'm 41 now. My Dr. tells me they've come a long way now and can pin point more where the seizures are...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 07/2013 | 4 Comments

Calling to all experts, i.e  doctor, nurses, and patients who are experienced in or having experiences in handling post-epilepsy surgery / recovery issues.

I was born with cerebral...

Created By: jersey devil | 07/2013 | 2 Comments

Has anyone had right temporal lobe surgery done with a laser?  What was your experience and was it successful?  Any insight would be greatly appreciated as I am considering having it done in...

Created By: ambrakay | 07/2013 | 5 Comments
Hi :o) I have a question for those out there who have undergone temporal lobectomy surgery; following your surgery, have you experienced issues with sinuses on the side you had your surgery? I had...
Created By: LesliePC2003 | 07/2013 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone-

This is my first post, and I just want to see if anyone is in the same boat as me.  I am 31 and was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 15.  I have gone through periods of...

Created By: geoffmckim | 06/2013 | 7 Comments
I'd like to know if anyone out there can speak from experience to the side effects of occipital lobe surgery for epilepsy. In particular, did you experience peripheral vision loss? If so, what does...
Created By: LJF | 06/2013 | 10 Comments

Hello,

this is my first post so I will try to keep it short. A little background, Ive had seizures for over 20 yrs. I have been on at least 10 different meds in different combos and its...

Created By: wardy | 05/2013 | 5 Comments

Hi All,

I am hoping that some of you out there can share your stories with me regarding surgery on the left temporal lobe and the possible side effects.

I am a 30 year old man...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 05/2013 | 5 Comments

Hello everyone,

I have dealt with epilepsy since I was 2 years old. I'm going to turn 22 in a month. My epilepsy was controlled for most of my life until I started having these "...

Created By: amartin | 05/2013 | 1 Comment
I had the EEG seizure monitoring done  but the seizures occurred too fast and they couldn't localize where they originated so I am contimplating the invasive monitoring in hopes that I could have...
Created By: ajard | 04/2013 | 16 Comments
Hello. I cant find any recent ongoing discussions of Left Temporal lobe surgery. My husband will be having his surgery next week, after 17 years of seizures and 8 years of trying to make a decision...
Created By: Shaggy_79 | 04/2013 | 11 Comments

Hello all,

I recently had the vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) implant procedure completed, and now one month later, after the second increase in "impulse intensity", I am starting to...

Created By: Bakaeva | 04/2013 | 1 Comment
Hello everybody! After checking forum , I decided to make one survey about epilepsy surgery. It will be very useful for everyone to see some statistics that doctors sometimes don't tell. Lets help...
Created By: emm9109 | 04/2013 | 1 Comment
I had my VNS surgery last April, and my neck where the wire is connected to my Vagus Nerve is scratching the inside of my neck when I turn my head or move my head up. If I press on it, it will move...
Created By: Doublell | 03/2013 | 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 | 03/2013 | 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...

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