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by Subri
Tue Aug 09, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: Surgeons in Switzerland
Topic: Where to go for surgery?
Replies: 5
Views: 4737

Re: Where to go for surgery?

Dear T, You are asking all the right questions! I might add a couple of questions to ask during your interviews with surgeons: how will they monitor the facial nerve during surgery? What is their rate of surgical complications? Will a neurosurgeon also assist in removal of the tumor? In the USA ther...
by Subri
Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Tinnitus and hearing aid
Topic: Hearing Rehabilitation for Acoustic Neuroma Patients
Replies: 0
Views: 4572

Hearing Rehabilitation for Acoustic Neuroma Patients

Here is a comprehensive article that may be helpful: 1 HEARING LOSS REHABILITATION FOR ACOUSTIC NEUROMA PATIENTS In the modern era of acoustic neuroma treatment, numerous hurdles have been cleared. In the early part of the 20th century, patients were at high risk of death from either the surgical tr...
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Facialisparese and trigeminal neuralgia
Topic: Trigeminal Neuralgia or Facial Pain
Replies: 0
Views: 3111

Trigeminal Neuralgia or Facial Pain

Oh our facial and trigeminal nerve!s! So let's talk here about any pain problems and how to proceed. This will be different than the paralysis thread. I've attached a diagram so you can visualize the location of your facial nerve.
SuBri
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Facialisparese and trigeminal neuralgia
Topic: Facial Paralysis
Replies: 1
Views: 3215

Facial Paralysis

Not a fun topic to be sure. There are so many variants of this condition. Many treatments. I am happy to discuss what happened to me. Let's hear from you. SuBri
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: Residual tumor and recurrence
Topic: Recurrence
Replies: 0
Views: 3402

Recurrence

Have you obtained pathology reports, Surgical Reports and Scans? True recurrence will have to be proven medically. Your medical information will be your friend as you pursue information regarding future care.
SuBri
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Residual tumor and recurrence
Topic: Residual Tumor
Replies: 0
Views: 2431

Residual Tumor

Get your surgical and pathology reports! That is my professional nursing instruction to each and every one of you. These records will help in your search for information. SuBri
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Dizziness after surgery
Topic: Dizziness after Surgery
Replies: 0
Views: 3402

Dizziness after Surgery

This section will detail what you either can expect or have experienced. I know for some people, the vertigo can be so difficult to deal with. We will take it one day and one step at a time together!
SuBri
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Tinnitus and hearing aid
Topic: Hearing Aids
Replies: 0
Views: 2519

Hearing Aids

:!: Anyone using a BAJA? ARe there any new devices that are helpful? I am super curious and hope to hear what is going on in the world of hearing devices. How about insurance coverage??
SuBri
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Tinnitus and hearing aid
Topic: Tinnitus
Replies: 0
Views: 2409

Tinnitus

Let's split these topics as each is deserving of individual comments. Tinnitus: I for one live with it! I know for others it is incredibly frustrating, crazy making even. Let's talk here and see what the newest research has to say. I would love to hear how each and every one of you copes with this o...
by Subri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Discomfort after surgery
Topic: Discomfort after surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 3825

Discomfort after surgery

Subri: as a nurse, I can tell you that everyone experiences and interprets pain differently. As an AN patient, I am interested in how each of you has experienced surgery and/or radiation. Be descriptive! Where was pain located? What did it feel like? How did your healthcare team take care of you? So...