Thyroid No Surgery 101: Another Non-Surgical Therapy Besides Ethanol Ablation PEI for Loco-Regional Recurrence of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Korean J Radiol. 2014 Nov-Dec; 15(6): 817–826. Thirty-five recurrent well-differentiated...More info
Thyroid Ethanol Ablation PEI for Solid and Cystic Nodules: Yes Solid Nodules Can Be treated with Ethanol
Thyroid Ethanol Ablation PEI for Solid and Cystic Nodules.Yes Solid Nodules Can Be treated with Ethanol. Retention of the ethanol in the nodule and decreased vascularity are keys to being a candidate. Good response to ethanol therapy.  ...More info
Thyroid No surgery 101: Ethanol Ablation Works for Some Solid Nodules:Not Just thyroid cysts and is Cheaper Than Thyroid RFA and can be done in the USA : Which Ones?
Thyroid No surgery 101: Thyroid Ethanol Ablation PEI Works for Some Solid Nodules Not Just thyroid cysts and is Cheaper Than Thyroid RFA and can be done in the USA : Which Ones? Comments about this topic by DR.G. Ethanol ablation is not just for...More info
Thyroid Cancer No Unneeded Surgery 101; Low Risk= No or Less Surgery DR.G comments on this review article on low risk papillary thyroid cancers Juan P Brito et al BMJ 2014; 348 https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3045 1.Patients with these small...More info
Thyroid Cancer No surgery 101: Thyroid Tumor Radiofrequency Ablation RFA for Recurrent Thyroid Cancers
Thyroid Cancer No surgery 101: Thyroid Tumor Radiofrequency Ablation RFA for Recurrent Thyroid Cancers Dr.G. comments on this article in Korean Biomedical Reviews Thyroid tumor Radiofrequency ablation RFA, removes benign “nodules” from the...More info
Thyroid Cancer in Children 101: Endocrine Neck Ultrasound Best for recurrent disease in the neck lymph nodes. 1. Children with PTC who have residual/recurrent disease are most likely to have cervical lymph node disease...More info
Thyroid Nodules in Kids 101: How Common? 1.Thyroid nodules are less common among children but are more likely to be malignant. (22% vs 5%). ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4854274 2. Estimates from ultrasound (US) and postmortem...More info
Thyroid Cancer in Children 101: Is It A Different Animal Than In Adults? Comments by Dr.G. thyroid.com 1. Thyroid nodules are uncommon in children. 2. However, nodules diagnosed in children carry a greater risk of malignancy compared to...More info
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer in Children 101 Comments by Dr.G. on the incidence in children. 1. New cases of thyroid cancer in people age <20 represent 1.8% of all thyroid malignancies diagnosed in the United...More info
Thyroid No surgery 101: Diagnostic Endocrine Neck Ultrasound in Small Thyroid Nodules World J Surg. 2017 May 24. Peng Y et al Comments: We use taller than wide calcifications and blood flow as criteria for suspicious nodules but...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: How to Avoid Unnecessary Testing, Biopsies and Surgery Refuse a thyroid ultrasound if requested by your physician if he or she can not give you an indication that it is really needed. Indications are a palpable nodule...More info
Editorial to Endocrinologists: Don’t Let Radiologists Take Control of Thyroid Tumor Ablation of Nodules and Cancer.
Editorial to Endocrinologists: Don’t Let Radiologists Take Control of Thyroid Tumor Ablation of Nodules and Cancer. Since 1970’s I have seen endocrinologists slowly lose control of areas of medicine that could have resulted in a...More info