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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: grumpybear | 04/2008 | 1 Comment
  My doctor is considering a pacemaker for the brain, I have delt with seizures to the last eight years, I have been on most of the mediciation out there and our running out of options.  If somebody...
Created By: Emz21 | 04/2008 | 8 Comments

Hi everyone,

i know this is pretty similar to a few other posts on here, but i just wanted to know if there were people that could give me some information/advice on the left temporal...

Created By: lthomas79@live.com | 03/2008 | 8 Comments
Hello, my name is Laurie and I have had epilepsy for 14 years. My seizures have never been controlled through medication and my doctors are currently considering brain surgery to correct my seizures...
Created By: susangibson | 03/2008 | 4 Comments
Abby is being scheduled to have her tonsils out the end of this month and I am really getting nervous about it. I worry that she might have a seizure during the procedure,and i know her vns isnt in...
Created By: wkm4818 | 03/2008 | 28 Comments
Hi....my wife had a brain tumor removed 7 years ago and since then has suffered from seizures.  She has had simple partial as well as at least one episode of Grand Mal seizures.  She takes Topomax...
Created By: InsaneEnsign13 | 02/2008 | 0 Comments

Now before I continue I just want to state that despite all the issues I've had with my VNS I would have still had it implanted even if I knew I was going to have all of these issues. I owe my...

Created By: | 02/2008 | 8 Comments

 

Hi all,

My name is Nancy,

I have made a few comments to some posts, but never started a dsiscussion about my VNS on here so now I am.  I am 34 yrs old and got mine...

Created By: dgpatel | 02/2008 | 10 Comments

Greetings ALL,

Unfortunately, I was one of the unlucky ones that continued to experience seizures after I had my Right Temporal Lobectomy. The Docs brought me back in the hospital...

Created By: babzy | 02/2008 | 1 Comment

can having seizures ..complex partial, partial  every month cater to anymore scarring already exhibited?

if this scarring is removed, could the healing and scarring from that also cause...

vns
Created By: ljc | 01/2008 | 10 Comments

My son is scheduled for vns march 4th. I am quite scared about this,have been researching it for several years now. It seems they find new problems all the time. I understand thtas how it is,but...

Created By: vic | 01/2008 | 6 Comments

Hi,

 Is there anyone else out there who has been diagnosed with Bilateral Mesial Temporal Sclerosis? If so, has your neuro suggested surgery?

 

Thank you

 ...

Created By: Isis | 01/2008 | 17 Comments

Hello,

I am a new member and this is my first posting. I am looking for anyone who has recently had surgery on the left temporal lobe (hippocampus area). I think they are only...

Created By: dickey890 | 01/2008 | 0 Comments

 

I have LTL. Years ago one of my doctors told me your brain can be accessed through your nostril without cutting into your head.

With advances in surgery techniques I heard...

Created By: Tereasa | 01/2008 | 13 Comments
Hi, I had surgery for epilepsy September 2006. I am now having problems with the nerve repaire emotionaly and physicaly and I want to know if anybody else is going threw this or has gone threw this....
Created By: gcvmom | 12/2007 | 6 Comments

We just learned this afternoon that DH's last 5 years of "episodes" were autonomic (simple partial) seizures, and that they are being caused by a vascular malformation known as a cavernous...

Created By: SassyMindy | 12/2007 | 13 Comments

Hello everyone I was wondering has anyone had the strips and grids test done.  I am having surgery within the next year and have been told that my next step after therapy is the "strips and grids...

Created By: banffgirl | 12/2007 | 18 Comments

well i went to my epi doc beginning of dec and he was really pushing the vns since my seizures have continued to get worse and worse. i have been uncontrolable for 4 1/2 years and taken every med...

Created By: SassyMindy | 11/2007 | 4 Comments
So I am getting tested for brain surgery and recently had my WADA test. I had it last Friday so it hasn't quite been a week yet but I feel as though I should be feeling better and I am not. As a...
Created By: pan06 | 11/2007 | 15 Comments
I had a right temporal lobectomy about one week ago. I have had some short term memory loss since I left the hospital. I actually do not remember much of my stay (I had depth electrodes right before...
Created By: kajjms | 11/2007 | 1 Comment
I have been possibly diagnosed with a low grad glioma but cannot get an accurate diagnosis due to the poor location of the 1.5 cm lesion in the left occipital lobe. I started having seizures and have...

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