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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: rosalieh | 05/2007 | 5 Comments
I just completed 4 days of EEG and video monitoring of my complex partial seizures at the Cleveland Clinic. They said all of the the seizures that I had showed up on the EEG on my left temporal lobe...
Created By: epileptic teen | 04/2007 | 11 Comments
I'm 14 and had seizures since i was 5. I've been talking to neurosugens about surgery. We've decided not to go through with the surgery and try a few different meds. But they don't know where my...
Created By: cxdavis | 04/2007 | 0 Comments
We are just beginning to look into surgery for my child and these centers were referred to me. I just wondered if anyone had had surgery there and what your experience was like. Also, does anyone...
Created By: tuckster | 04/2007 | 4 Comments
Does anyone know anything about the MEG test and how important it is?
Created By: tuckster | 04/2007 | 0 Comments
I was wondering how many people out there have had Meg tests done before surgery and what importance they put on this diagnosic test?
Created By: anniemarie | 04/2007 | 5 Comments
How do you know that you could be a Candidate for Surgery?
Created By: gregg9130 | 04/2007 | 6 Comments
IS IT TRUE THAT EVEN IF YOU HAVE SEIZURE FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS AFTER SURGERY YOU CAN STILL BECOME SEIZURE LATER?READING TO MUCH ON THE INTERNET. GREGG
Created By: Peter Bloom | 04/2007 | 3 Comments
Has anyone had mst surgery on the right frontal lobe, when a complete resection was unacceptable because the locus was too close to the motor cortex? I'd like to learn about your experience and...
Created By: gregg9130 | 04/2007 | 1 Comment
hello on march 20th i had a left frontal lobe resection.on and of since i had felt some things i thought might be seizure activity but now last night i had my first definite seizure.i awoke from...
Created By: shelly maire | 04/2007 | 0 Comments
I would just like to thank everyone for all the support and best wishes that have been giving to me before my surgery. I am headed out tomorrow for Boston. I meet with my surgeon on Monday and have...
Created By: cheryl doran | 04/2007 | 5 Comments
My 10 yr. old son had a R frontal lesion (cortical dysplasia) removed on Feb. 9th. Things were going pretty well till Mon. He had 4 small auras the night before which worried me, but tried to remain...
Created By: Abbygirl | 04/2007 | 14 Comments
My daughter Has LGS and her seizures have been very hard to control. When a med helps she eventually becomes immune to it. We've been through all meds. She is currently on Felbamate and the Keto Diet...
Created By: Nylrad | 04/2007 | 30 Comments
I am considering having a left temporal lobectomy and would very much like to hear from others who have undergone this testing and surgery. And, since you have undergone this surgery and experienced...
Created By: aussiesam | 04/2007 | 4 Comments
I am currently looking into LTL surgery. I am on very heavy medication and have been told not to have the surgery to come off the medication but only to consider that my seizures may be 'cured'. I...
Created By: gregg9130 | 04/2007 | 8 Comments
HELLO!I HAD A LEFT FRONTAL LOBE RESECTION ON MARCH 20,2007 I USED TO HAVE 1-5 SEIZURES IN MY SLEEP EVERY NIGHT .NOW NONE.BUT SOMETIMES I GET FAMILIAR FEELINGS IN MY HEAD.ITS NOT STRONG ENOUGH FOR AN...
Created By: shelly maire | 04/2007 | 0 Comments
Just thought I would let everyone know that I only have 10 days left and then I am headed to Mass General for my Left Temporal Lobectomy and removal of my hippocampus. While I am in the hospital my...
Created By: | 04/2007 | 0 Comments
Hi, My name is Lisa and I have a 7 month old daughter who has been diagnosed with Cortical Dysplasia. She is having focal seizures, but seems to be developing normally and is having early...
Created By: samdur | 04/2007 | 7 Comments
I am 17 and I suffer from a range of seizures including simple partial, complex partial and complex partial absense seizures to to a benign tumor in my lower left temporal lobe. i am scheduled for...
Created By: suzy | 04/2007 | 1 Comment
I have tonic clonic seizures and atonic seizures (drop seizures). I have had seizures since I was 14, I am now 31. I am now going into hospital for invasive testing. The doctors will be shaving my...
Created By: copelandc | 03/2007 | 0 Comments
Hi All - I am having a "selective WADA" on April 9th becasue I failed my original WADA miserably. You wouldn't even know I had a right brain from the results! I can't seem to get a good feel for how...

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