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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: corgilady | 01/2007 | 3 Comments
Hello to all of you! Hope that each and everyone of you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! This is my plan for the new year. SEIZURE FREE!!!! January 7, 2007 is my six month anniversary...
Created By: Raid | 01/2007 | 9 Comments
Hi Everybody, The hospital rang me this morning. They have a bed for me so my surgery will be taking place tomorrow morning hopefully all going well. I will talk to you all when i get out of...
Created By: mommy2kyra | 12/2006 | 3 Comments
I'm hopeful to hear from others who've been through surgery on LTL. I've recently heard from my hubby and other family how I'm not the same person since my surgery. I'm more edgy, and detached. I...
Created By: fms3637 | 12/2006 | 10 Comments
Hi! This is my first time in the community forum, and I'm hoping to hear from those of you who have had a left temporal lobectomy. I've had partial seizures for 12 years, and was properly diagnosed...
Created By: DMF | 12/2006 | 1 Comment
My mother (55 yrs old) just underwent surgery on Noverber 28,2006. She has had left temporal lobe epilepsy for 25 yrs due to scar tissue from an anurysm (sp?). She had the scar tissue removed from a...
Created By: Duke81 | 12/2006 | 2 Comments
Hey! I had a Temporal Lobe Lobectomy three years ago and have been considering reducing my medication. Has anyone else who has had surgery been successful without meds? I've tried researching the...
Created By: deb_walk | 11/2006 | 1 Comment
I have a 16 year old that is in the early stages of being check for possiblity of surgery. We go December 4th for just regular EEG and MRI. No overnight stays or anything yet. I was just wondering is...
Created By: mulleca | 11/2006 | 15 Comments
I am going to have left temporal lobe surgury in Jan. or Feb. and they are talking about possible removal of my left hippocampus. Has anyone had this removed. If so, how are you doing, what can I...
Created By: carrieb | 11/2006 | 1 Comment
Does anyone know how I can get my neurosurgeon's medical grades free? There are lots of places online to get reports that include professional misconduct, hospital ratings, success rates, patient...
Created By: dmh | 11/2006 | 5 Comments
I should be going in for my LTL surgery some time in February but I am currently more worried about the time I will miss from work than the surgery itself (I know that probably sounds terrible but...
Created By: carrieb | 11/2006 | 8 Comments
Hi, My epileptologist wants me to have an intracranial eeg (the one with the strips). I've been thinking about having surgery, but I'm not sure now considering I'd have to go through this test....
Created By: meeciamecia | 11/2006 | 3 Comments
Lets see, how I can say this. I really want to know about brain surgery anything about it. I was asked if I would like to have brain surgery in order to possibly be medicine free.I keep on saying NO...
Created By: dinger57 | 11/2006 | 2 Comments
I am into my 5th month of recovery after my brain surgery. I had my surgery on June 9, 2006. I didn't what to do a thing after my surgery including eating, reading, watching TV, etc. I mean anything...
Created By: aussiesam | 11/2006 | 4 Comments
Hi I am new to this site and live in Australia. We don't have a support site anything quite like this and it is great to see so many topics and be able to 'meet' people who go through the same...
Created By: GetBackJack | 11/2006 | 4 Comments
I've just had a temporal lobectomy for focal seizures (hippocampul sclerosis). So far everything has gone well...no seizures...if you want to know something about temporal lobe resections for...
Created By: forestams | 11/2006 | 2 Comments
Dear ALL- I have had roughly one partial complex seizure every month for the past 5 years that started after a slow growing benign brain tumor finally put enough pressure on my brain. I have had one...
Created By: resh21 | 10/2006 | 7 Comments
Hi there, I just got back from my docs. visit and she put me on to a new medication "Keppra" Was taking Lamictal and Zonogram, but am now going off Lamictal. On the other hand, because these...
Created By: Jonathan David | 10/2006 | 6 Comments
Hi, I am 25 years old, I have partial complex seizures, and I was reason diagnose with Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have been taken medicine since I was about 13 years old. I have been on a least...
Created By: ladybug | 10/2006 | 12 Comments
Good morning, I had my surgery on August 28, 2006. Basically almost 2 months ago. Last night, I had my first seizure since the operation. I was wondering how many of you all experienced this? Also,...
Created By: chumtochatwith | 10/2006 | 8 Comments
Well, it is finally finished! My surgery was done September 25th and it looks like it was a success! I haven't had even one seizure or anything since I was on the OR table! I have no regrets...

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