More Neck Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Local Recurrence? Maybe It is Time for New Ideas. Try Ethanol or Radiofrequency ablation RFA. Comments: Mayo clinic has lead the fight against continued use of neck dissections to treat recurrent neck lymph...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 2017: Only a Few Years Ago Surgery was the Only Treatment for Thyroid Cancer Treatment. Not Anymore
Thyroid No Surgery 2017: Only a Few Years Ago Surgery was the Only Treatment for Thyroid Cancer Treatment. Not Anymore. Active Surveillance,Ethanol PEI and Radiofrequency ablation RFA are used to treat micropapillary cancers and recurrent nodal...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Massive Thyroid Cyst with Tracheal Deviation for Ethanol Ablation PEI The physician’s comment at the 9 month visit. “The results were marvelous.” 69 Y/O physician...More info
Not All Cysts in or near the thyroid are thyroid cysts. Parathyroid Hormone PTH Needle Washout for Parathyroid Cysts PC.
Not All Cysts in or near the thyroid are thyroid cysts. Parathyroid Hormone PTH Needle Washout for Parathyroid Cysts PC. Comments: Parathyroid cysts are usually located in the neck next to the thyroid. They are usually filled with clear fluid...More info
Ethanol Ablation PEI of Benign Thyroid Cysts: Another Twist in the Treatment Plan? Comment: When the first PEI left a solid Doppler positive component a second PEI was done. 9 had complete ablation, 7 had partial ablation. 4 had Radiofrequency...More info
Not all Thyroglassal duct Cysts Need Surgery: Try Scarless, Painless Ethanol Ablation PEI Instead. There is no scar after Ethanol ablation. Go home right after with no major complications or pain. Comments: Evaluation of TGD cysts need to be done...More info
PEI for Thyroid Cysts: 52/64 Were Successful. What about the other 12? Comments: Study found complete aspiration of cystic contents was the most important factor. Less than complete aspiration of the cyst content was the biggest cause of failed...More info
Using Combination Ablations, PEI and RFA for Mixed Cystic thyroid nodules. Comments: Ethanol is a feasible and safe technique for controlling the active bleeding of predominantly cystic thyroid nodules that can occur when internal fluid is...More info
Renegade Endocrinologist: A Memoir Why I became a rebel endocrinologist because of no civilizing time learning to sit quietly on the carpet in pre-school or Kindergarten. While traveling to Kenya to be a visiting professor to Nairobi Hospital to...More info
Santa Monica Thyroid Center’s Dr.Richard Guttler uses Dr.Carole Spencer’s USC Thyroid Laboratory Exclusively
Santa Monica Thyroid Center’s Dr.Richard Guttler uses Dr.Carole Spencer’s USC Thyroid Laboratory Exclusively. When I stopped doing thyroid tests in my office under her supervision, I closed my thyroid lab and use her thyroid lab at...More info
Get a Second Opinion if a Small Thyroid Nodule is Found by Radiology: Before you let them do a Biopsy.
Get a Second Opinion if a Small Thyroid Nodule is Found by Radiology Before you let them do a Biopsy. The top two ultrasounds describe a 1 cm nodule between the markers. Called a nodule by radiology ECNU Certified Sonologist second opinion to...More info
Thyroid Ultrasound? You don’t have an indication? Just say No. What are the indications? nodule or goiter Screening ultrasound by GP found this micronodule. Patient with no indications had a biopsy and surgery for nothing...More info