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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: David Anthony | 03/2006 | 3 Comments
Hello... I am a father of a 28 yr-old son who was born with cerebral palsy (CP) and became epileptic at 10 yrs-old. We reside in Texas, and hope to make Dallas our domocile in the near future. He...
Created By: nana | 03/2006 | 5 Comments
I was scheduled for a bain surgery in decemeber of 2001 well for some odd reason i was somewhat excited because i thought i was finally going to be siezure free. Well lucky me my doctors decided to...
Created By: Stephie51 | 03/2006 | 0 Comments
My son had a right temporal lobe resection which also included the right hippocampus and removal of a neoplasm from his right occipital lobe last week. The doctors said he did very well but he is...
Created By: Raid | 03/2006 | 4 Comments
Hi everyone, I have temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have clinical Partial seizures. I am being considered for Surgery. I have gone through a lot of the process already. I had a PET Scan and MRI there over...
Created By: lisam11463 | 03/2006 | 9 Comments
I'm curious to know how many people have had surgery done to help/cure their epilepsy? I'm also curious to hear from those who have been told they are excellent surgery candidates, yet they won't go...
Created By: sstinso01 | 03/2006 | 8 Comments
My boyfriend had a left temporal lobectomy two weeks ago. He's recovering nicely, however, he's having significant problems with short term memory and "tip of the tongue" phenomenon. However, his...
Created By: | 02/2006 | 0 Comments
My TLE is considered refractory, and I'm being considered for surgery. I'll start with the PET scan, MRI, and neuropsych tests on 3/6. On the 10th, I'll have an intracranial device implanted to see...
Created By: astevens | 02/2006 | 0 Comments

Hi,

My name is Amie and I had a right temporal lobectomy in May 2001. I'm coming up on five years and I have been siezure free. I had petit mal siezures all my life and now they seem to...

Created By: Live Love Burn Die | 02/2006 | 4 Comments

I am only 15 and in 2007 my neurologist are getting a new MIR machine and they will be able to tell my parents if i need surgery or not. I'm scared that if I do need surgery I will be so paranoid...

Created By: jboyd | 02/2006 | 9 Comments

I got this from another web site and i watched it and i thought it was great and they also have other surgery for epilpzie proceders there to watch to.I am having vns surgery mon the 27th and i...

Created By: maryhenley | 02/2006 | 9 Comments

Hi,
I have been diagnosed with Right temporal lobe epilepsy. Up until now the seizures were all nocturnal and weren't a huge deal because they always happened during my sleep, weren't...

Created By: jboyd | 02/2006 | 7 Comments

Hi i have finally been oked to have the vns surgery by my insurance and i will be having it done FEB 27th i am nervous but some what excited about it and i hope it all goes well for me i am trying...

Created By: Jenny55 | 02/2006 | 10 Comments

Would apprecaite any feedback from anyone who has had a right temporal lobectomy.

Created By: bvbuchanan | 02/2006 | 0 Comments

Any one have any advice regarding frontal lobe surgery? Although we are requesting a second opinion from Johns Hopkins, Mayo Clinic is recommending the surgery.

Created By: pinkangel_82 | 02/2006 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone

For those of you who don't know and are interested I accidently came across this website when I was searching about epilepsy over the Internet. It is a live and On-Demand...

Created By: Darrel | 01/2006 | 7 Comments

There is a brand new surgery that is still in the trial stage of production, that I was wanting to discuss and possibly get some opinions on it. This is the surgery of: Interceptâ„¢ Epilepsy...

Created By: Ginger55 | 01/2006 | 3 Comments

Would like to hear from some of you who may have had the right temporal lobectomy done. I am going through the pre-surgical work up & would apprecaite any feedback on your experience(s).

Created By: Nick g | 01/2006 | 7 Comments

hi,

I'm considering having VNS but i'm worried about ... well all of it really. I had surgery before and it didnt work so thats why I'm hesitant I think. Anyway I'd like to hear peoples...

Created By: BAU | 01/2006 | 12 Comments

I would like to chat with someone who has undergone surgery recently for a left temporal lobe seizure disorder.

Created By: jboyd | 01/2006 | 0 Comments

Hi i am 30 have had seziures since baby and been on almost every med out there and none has stoped my seziures and i tend to get bad side affects alot. I am meeting with a vns theraby surgical...

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