Is it possible to have a 2nd temporal lobectomy?
Has anyone had a temporal lobectomy, if so how soon were you able to wean off your meds and how was the process. My dr told me 2 years seizure free. My surgery was in July of last year so I've still got almost a year, but I'm having a lot of trouble with pharmacies and feel like it would be better to wean off early than to potentially go without them all of the sudden. I would like some opinions on this.
So today I had my meeting with the brain surgeon to speak about the surgery I'd have
After all the gory details me and my mum fired our questions at him and he said it was would an 80% success rate, 1-2% rate of infection etc, 6-8 hour operation (!) and 3 month recovery. Etc
The major worry from the surgeon was the loss of language I may get as the operation would be on my left side. But he was keen that as we are doing this procedure whilst I'm still "young" I can still retrain my brain
The… read more
My son is set to have left temporal lobectomy on September 28 2018. I am wanting to talk to people who have had this done and your experiences. We are very nervous.
I just wonder if after a left temporal lobectomy did people still suffer from seizures long after the surgery?