Thyroid No Surgery 101: Osteoporosis OP, Another complication of thyroid surgery? Dr.Guttler’s comments: Patients who underwent thyroidectomy had a 1.43 times higher risk for OP than patients who did not undergo thyroidectomy, irrespective...More info
Recurrent Thyroid Cancer in Neck Lymph Nodes 101: Ethanol Ablation PEI a safe alternative to Surgery. It is About Time!
Recurrent Thyroid Cancer in Neck Lymph nodes 101: Ethanol Ablation PEI a safe alternative to Surgery. DR.Guttler’s Comments on PEI that he has been using for over 15 years for treating recurrent lateral neck lymph node disease after neck...More info
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 101: Does Size Matter? Yes, except when it does’t. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Thyroid No Surgery for this large benign symptomatic thyroid nodule. Treated by ethanol ablation PEI. Cyst fluid removed and ablation...More info
Thyroid Cancer and Nodules 101; Incidental Thyroid Findings During Another Imaging Study Dr.Guttler’s Comments: A study from Macedonia published in an Iranian Nuclear Medicine Journal describes another way imaging can uncover mostly...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Is there a thyroid cancer cluster or not in Mooresville? Too Early to Know. Dr.Guttler’s comments: Cancer clusters are reported often and many are not proven. This cluster suggested by Susan Wind is unproven as of now...More info
Hypothyroid 101: All First Degree Relatives are At Risk Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Most all Hypothyroidism is a result of autoimmune disease called Chronic Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis CHT. 2. Unless you had your thyroid removed or had...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: After childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1,136 patients who were diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) before age 17 years. At 40 years after a diagnosis of HL, the highest risk of thyroid cancer was...More info
Thyroid cancer 101: Familial Medullary thyroid cancer FMTC and Non-Medullary thyroid cancer. FNMPTC. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Family members must be aware of thyroid cancers can be familial. Medullary thyroid cancer MCT can be screened with a...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: Complications Are Uncommon But when they occur they can be severe and life threatening.
Thyroid Surgery 101: Complications Are Uncommon But when they occur they can be severe and life threatening. Dr.Guttler’s comments: Always get outside opinions before thyroid surgery. You may not need surgery. You could been referred to a...More info
Thyroid Cancer History 101: Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist Died of Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer In 2004, the high court announced that Chief Justice William Rehnquist had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Little was known of the...More info
Hypothyroid 101: Physician’s Hypothyroid therapy options. DR.Guttler’s Comments: No Evidence to Justify Switching to T3/T4 combo, T3 alone , or animal products now. Physicians beware switching away from monotherapy with LT4 may be bad...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: White People Have More Thyroid Cancer? Maybe. DR.Guttler’s comments White people were 1.6 times more likely to get thyroid cancer compared to non-whites. 1100 FNAs done in this study. 4.9 % of non-whites had...More info