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Tobeycat1134

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Phone Consultation
« on: January 13, 2017, 03:52:02 pm »
I know that House and USC does phone consultations. Does anybody know if the doctors from John Hopkin's and Vanderbilt does phone consults?
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sheren

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Re: Phone Consultation
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2017, 03:51:59 pm »
I'm not sure about John Hopkins but I did my micro surgery at USC and the team was perfect.
Translab surgery done on 24th february 2016 when I was 24 years old.
3.4cm tumor on the right
Dr Friedman & Giannotta of Keck Hospital USC

Anyone who needs to talk, get informations or needs support please don't hesitate to email me (: sherenhl@hotmail.com

ColleenS

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Re: Phone Consultation
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2017, 10:28:21 am »
I saw the surgeons at Vanderbilt but I am not sure if they do phone consults. I traveled from out of state to them - would have been nice to do a phone consult, but I never asked. I think it is a great facility though and I feel like I am in good hands.
5/2/17 @ Vanderbilt Translab approach with Drs. Haynes & Chambless
Readmitted on 5/7/17 for CFL, lumbar drain; CFL repair surgery 5/14 & sprung on 5/15
10/18 5 Radiation treatments for tumor regrowth
3/19 Pain, swelling, facial paralysis
5/19 Facial paralysis, numbness

Abetpds

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Re: Phone Consultation
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2017, 07:23:42 pm »
Coleen,
Good Luck to you.  Are you having other symptoms besides hearing loss. I too have 2.7 An pressing on brain stem -but with no other visible symptoms, my surgeon recommended that I do an MRI in 3 mos to see if it is growing and if not - leave it alone.  Wondering what made you decide on surgery.
Regina

ColleenS

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Re: Phone Consultation
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2017, 08:52:15 am »
Hi Regina, I had two consultations and they both advised to remove it. Perhaps it was how much it was pressing? I do not know. I do know that when I was shown the one slide, I did have quite a bit of brain stem compression. I have mainly loss of hearing (90% gone), balance issues and severe tinnitus and foggy brain. I occasionally, just recently, have pain along my cheek (trigeminal nerve) that comes and goes.
5/2/17 @ Vanderbilt Translab approach with Drs. Haynes & Chambless
Readmitted on 5/7/17 for CFL, lumbar drain; CFL repair surgery 5/14 & sprung on 5/15
10/18 5 Radiation treatments for tumor regrowth
3/19 Pain, swelling, facial paralysis
5/19 Facial paralysis, numbness

Abetpds

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Re: Phone Consultation
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2017, 04:15:18 pm »
So Coleen,
are you having these symptoms after the surgery?  What were your symptoms before surgery?
Regina

riabovamd

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Re: Phone Consultation
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2017, 08:09:21 pm »
Coleen, how you feeling now? Are you back home or still in LA? How is you balance, and how is your abdominal wound healing? I hope all is well, and wish you continued progress leading to a short recovery run.

 


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