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Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: jboyd | 01/2006 | 3 Comments

Hi i am 30 and got a call from cyberonics case worker and she told me that my referall will be in today and i will get an apointment with surgan to go over every thing. Is there any one who nows...

Created By: sonya walden | 01/2006 | 9 Comments

Hey all! This is my first time on here. I wish that I had made this venture a while back. My five year old daughter Blakely, is having a right side, functional hemispherectomy on Jan. 26. at the...

Created By: terrij | 01/2006 | 20 Comments

I had my right temporal removed in Sept of 1994
I actually was aginniy pig for ateaching hospital in Gainesville,fl.I dont know about the rest of you, but my first two years after surgery...

Created By: icca1980 | 01/2006 | 2 Comments

I'm thinking about having surgery to remove a scar from my brain. Of course the scar is whats causing me to have seizures.

I'm just curious how much a wada test cost? I heard that you have...

Created By: jboyd | 12/2005 | 2 Comments

Hi ive had sezuries all my life and am 30 me and my nuroligist says im a canidate for VNS and i now alot about it from cyberonics web site and it sounds pretty easy surgerie and like its better...

Created By: bvbuchanan | 12/2005 | 1 Comment

My 16-year-old daughter has been lethargic and feeling very poorly for 7 weeks. Sleeps 15 hours per day and unable to attend high school. Doctor thinks her body has been unable to process her...

Created By: Deadhead | 12/2005 | 29 Comments

I have been having seizures since I was 12 years old.When I was younger, my seizures although not very frequent were quite severe and I usually always went into "Status" and would always have to...

Created By: Jar | 12/2005 | 0 Comments

Hi. First time here. I've had "diagnosed" epilepsy for about 8 years. I don't consider it a "pain", but my doc wants me to do this test next week where they take me off my meds and MRI, EEG,...

Created By: clunk1234567 | 12/2005 | 2 Comments

Just spent four months in hospital with a fractured skull, my third. picked up a postage stamp sized dead bit in my head. My brain must look like a railway map with all the scar tissue. I was...

Created By: ehcinelli | 11/2005 | 1 Comment

My name is Eric and I have had Epilepsy for more than 25 yrs. they have never been under complete control. So on nov. 11 I was implanted with the VNS. At first everything was going great then at...

Created By: Jenet | 11/2005 | 1 Comment

My right temporal lobe was removed 36 years ago. I find that I'm having a HORRIFIC time remembering the easiest of things, dropping names I've known forever - some of my friends think I'm just...

Created By: Anonymous | 10/2005 | 2 Comments

join us at www. health.groups.yahoo.com/group/EpilepsySurgeryGroup1/
chatroom meetings twice a week on different servers,forums up and tons of support,

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Created By: JulieSpitale | 09/2005 | 2 Comments

My 69 y.o.mother had her first seizure four weeks ago, and it was a really bad one. She went into full respiratory arrest and had to be intubated for several days. They gave her a "bolus" of...

Created By: woodlaw | 09/2005 | 4 Comments

Son has epilepsy diagnosed since 17 years old. Participated in drug/alcohol abuse for two years, which brought on his first seizures. He is now 25, clean and is working as an architect intern,...

Created By: kja326 | 09/2005 | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to let you know that my sister Karen has come through her ltl surgery with flying colors. She was operated on Wed and is coming home tomorrow which is Saturday....

Created By: bvbuchanan | 09/2005 | 0 Comments

My 16-year-old daughter is a candidate for surgery. She has epilepsy with tonic-clonic seizures and lots of sub-clinical seizure activity (no physical manifestations) that interfere with learning...

Created By: kja326 | 09/2005 | 4 Comments

HI Everyone,

Wanted to let you know that my sister Karen will be having her LTL surgery on Wed , Sept 7th. Kind of nervous which is normal, but she has a great surgeon and we have put our...

Created By: hcs2424 | 08/2005 | 1 Comment

So far, it is looking like I will have surgury to remove a cavernous heamangioma from my left temporal.  I will be having my third MRI in 3 weeks to verify depth of inclusion and such. Anyone have...

Created By: mged1 | 08/2005 | 1 Comment

 Im kinda new to this site. My name is michael, Im from SC, and just recently back in April had a temperal lobatomy. Well so far so good. Im doing great just like the doctor ordered. I havent had...

thx
Created By: paola | 08/2005 | 1 Comment

Thx a million!Anyway I have no choice,the only thing I can do is to take all these medicines over and over again and pray that maybe one day a genious doctor will find the remedy and let me and...

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