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Old 01-22-2010, 02:36 AM   #1
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deep brain stimulation

hi
i have just been told that the hospital can go ahead with the assessment
and surgery by deep brain stimulation. they have said a lot about the technical
side of things but i would like to know more about the personal side from people
who have had the operation like how the operation felt and side effects it has
caused both positive and negative this would be most appreciated
copey55

 
Old 01-22-2010, 07:53 AM   #2
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Re: deep brain stimulation

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Originally Posted by copey55 View Post
hi
i have just been told that the hospital can go ahead with the assessment
and surgery by deep brain stimulation. they have said a lot about the technical
side of things but i would like to know more about the personal side from people
who have had the operation like how the operation felt and side effects it has
caused both positive and negative this would be most appreciated
copey55
I would like to know what answers you get, as I have had that proposed by my doctors. Mine say there is only a 50/50 chance of success, so I have held off and am just trying to cope with the situation I am confronted with at this time.

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Old 04-16-2010, 11:29 AM   #3
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Re: deep brain stimulation

what they don't tell you is the impact dbs has on speech, weight gain, women 30lbs fat.

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