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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: isaint | 12/2008 | 8 Comments
Hello everybody. Well, after many attempts to curb my seizures with medication, my doctor and I have decided to look in to seeing if I am a candidate for surgery. At this point in my life I am...
Created By: isaint | 12/2008 | 0 Comments
Hello everybody. Well, after many attempts to curb my seizures with medication, my doctor and I have decided to look in to seeing if I am a candidate for surgery. At this point in my life I am...
Created By: Cynthia10 | 12/2008 | 5 Comments

I have partial seizures and I am considering the VNS and was wondering if anyone in the group has one. I think insurance will cover it so cost isn't an issue. So...

Created By: renatta2 | 11/2008 | 0 Comments

Hello my name is Renatta and I am a 27 yr old mother of two children, and I am new to the forum.  I have a six year old daughter Yvonne who has been having seizures since the age of four months...

Created By: babyface009635 | 11/2008 | 1 Comment
Hi can you help me with some information on the side effects after useing the aed
Created By: babyface009635 | 11/2008 | 0 Comments
Hi can you help me with some information on the side effects after useing the aed
Created By: quirky | 11/2008 | 2 Comments

Hi all,

 

It's actually been a while since I have been on the site.

It's been a busy year for me. I had brain surgery last May 22nd to remove a lesion in my left...

Created By: zoe49576 | 11/2008 | 3 Comments

I recently Had a Right Temporal Lobectomy 10-22-08 and the Depression is just starting to hit me.  I have bipolar disorder and have been on Zoloft since before the Sugery.  When I started to feel...

Created By: LaLa1106 | 11/2008 | 11 Comments

Hello, My name is Lee. My Daughter, who is 36, started having seizures abou 3 years ago. She has been on many medications, but they do not control her seizures. That is when the Doctors...

Created By: LaLa1106 | 11/2008 | 7 Comments

Hello, My name is Lee. My Daughter, who is 36, started having seizures abou 3 years ago. She has been on many medications, but they do not control her seizures. That is when the Doctors...

Created By: atu276 | 11/2008 | 2 Comments

 

  I would just like to thank both Sassy and Patty for their help in starting the new suppot chartroom for those 

of us who have had surgery or who are thinking about having...

Created By: bsforevabff | 11/2008 | 0 Comments
 In 2005 I had surgery for my epilepsy hoping to get rid of it completely of course. The surgery didnt get rid of my seizures but it made them better. Now my parents and I are thinking of me having...
Created By: bsforevabff | 11/2008 | 0 Comments
 In 2005 I had surgery for my epilepsy hoping to get rid of it completely of course. The surgery didnt get rid of my seizures but it made them better. Now my parents and I are thinking of me having...
Created By: bsforevabff | 11/2008 | 0 Comments
 In 2005 I had surgery for my epilepsy hoping to get rid of it completely of course. The surgery didnt get rid of my seizures but it made them better. Now my parents and I are thinking of me having...
Created By: bsforevabff | 11/2008 | 0 Comments
 In 2005 I had surgery for my epilepsy hoping to get rid of it completely of course. The surgery didnt get rid of my seizures but it made them better. Now my parents and I are thinking of me having...
Created By: trisper | 11/2008 | 5 Comments
I am scheduled for a left temporal lobectomy on 12/18 and I just had a couple of questions...my dad is afraid that I am going to get amnesia and forget him...I have tried to put his mind at ease...
Created By: trisper | 11/2008 | 7 Comments
Hi everyone!..I just had a question...I am having left temporal lobectomy on 12/18, what kind of side effects and memory problems have you, or anyone you know, had with this surgery?...My dad is...
Created By: 1sassyhelper | 11/2008 | 3 Comments

I wanted to let you all know there will be a surgery chat held at 9 p.m. est time in the chatroom this tuesday. Hope to see you there!

1sassyhelper

Created By: MichaelK | 10/2008 | 4 Comments
Is it normal to have surgery for epilepsy after two types of seizure medicine fail? What has been other people's experiences been? I have had both Zonegran and Depakote fail alone and need additional...
Created By: bloxsom | 10/2008 | 2 Comments
hello my name is brenda and my 5 year old daughter is about to under go surgery to get the vns implant i am really nervous about it we went through all the testing to see if she was a brain surgery...

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