7 patient evaluations for Brain surgery

Rocko
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Rocko
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 58y
  • Duration: 31 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
5 seizures
184 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 20, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 1986)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: after surgery seizure free prob 20 + years . then they came back no warning and seems worse mabee I just forgot how bad till they returned. Dr. says it's scar tissue that is problem now he says suprised that I got as long as I did. all of wich made it harder to agree to a second surgery
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Nylrad
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Nylrad
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 57y
  • Duration: 32 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
Surgery type: Left Temporal Lobectomy, Left Temporal Lobectomy
0 seizures
193 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 14, 2008 (Started Oct 14, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1 other One time
Advice & Tips: This was the SURGICAL treatment that for months I tested for and the surgery produced a seizure free person! I'm still taking Keppra, but I was also on Trileptal (and that caused me some major problems right after surgery; put me back into the hospital for another week). But I'm doing great!
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Stopped Working

  • 5 helpful marks
friend1
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friend1
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 70y
  • Duration: 24 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
6 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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Apr 21, 1997 (Started Apr 21, 1997)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Meningioma: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: My surgery was a must and I just accepted the differece in my appearance after, I have no control on the L side of my face from all the nerve damage during surgery but I'm happy to be alive. I had seizures but my Dr. has been controlling them with med. I was always a very independant personand I must say this changed my life.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
marine4life
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marine4life
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 48y
  • Duration: 30 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
113 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 17, 1994 (Started Jan 17, 1994)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple uncontrolled seizures: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Thanks to my surgery my seizures are under control with the medications I take. I haven't had a seizure for a long time. If I have a seizure now I now what the reason is (i.e. over stressed, change of lifestyle activities).
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Tonialpha
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Tonialpha
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 60y
  • Duration: 47 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Left Temporal Lobectomy, Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
100 seizures
14 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jun 10, 1991 (Started Jun 10, 1991)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Left temporal lobe; location from injury found.: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: memory was evident w/ numbers and names
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Eddie the Poet
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Eddie the Poet
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 52y
  • Duration: 52 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
this week
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Apr 12, 1985 (Started Apr 12, 1985)

  • Perceived effectiveness for remove part the part of my temporal lobe causing my seizures: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: One time

  • 0 helpful marks
dhaniboi
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dhaniboi
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 43y
  • Duration: 40 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
22 seizures
2 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Apr 1, 1985 (Started Apr 01, 1985)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for scar tissue that caused seizures removal: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 other One time
Side effects: Increased seizures

  • 0 helpful marks
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