Don’t Have Thyroid Surgery in France! No Pre-op needle biopsy or referral to an endocrinologist. Management before thyroidectomy was terrible leading to excess complications. Adults who undergo thyroidectomy in France often receive...More info
What Happens When You Don’t Get Expert Opinions On Indeterminate Thyroid Biopsies? Unnecessary Surgery or a Total vs A Lobectomy?
What Happens When You Don’t Get Expert Opinions On Indeterminate Thyroid Biopsies? Unnecessary Surgery or a Total vs A Simple Lobectomy? DF Schneider et al Endo Practice 23(4) 2017 The wrong surgery can cause problems. Some cancers in a...More info
Newly Minted Downgrade of Some Papillary Cancers as Benign Saves Excessive Surgery and Costs Less. Agrawal N. et al Endo Practice 23(4) April 2017. The aggressive treatment group’s was twice as expensive for initial treatment for NIFT-P...More info
Radiofrequency Ablation RFA:A New Addition to Master’s Classes in Interventional Thyroidology Starting in June 2017 Santa Monica Thyroid Center’s Richard Guttler MD, FACE, ECNU is adding RFA to the classes. The use of a smaller probe...More info
ThyroidNoSurgery.Com: The Place on the Web to Find All You Need to Know About Alternatives To Surgery for Thyroid Nodules,Cysts and Even Some Cancers.
ThyroidNoSurgery.Com: The Place on the Web to Find All You Need to Know About Alternatives To Surgery for Thyroid Nodules,Cysts and Even Some Cancers. Small classic papillary thyroid cancer <1.5 cm treated without surgery by Active...More info
Overdiagnosis of papillary carcinoma — who benefits? Juan P. Brito and Ian D. Hay NATURE REVIEWS | ENDOCRINOLOGY | -Thyroid cancer overdiagnosis is a worldwide phenomenon. Nowhere else in the world is the incidence of thyroid cancer growing...More info
Radiofrequency Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules and Recurrent Thyroid Cancers: Consensus Statement and Recommendations (Published on 13 Jan 2012) Dong Gyu Na, MD. et al. KJR 2012 https://doi.org/10.3348/kjr.2012.13.2.117 Radiofrequency ablation...More info
Video of a patient that consented to do an interview after RFA of his Nodule After review of options this patient opted to go with NO Surgery radiofrequency ablation for his thyroid nodule. Posted on the new Interventional Thyroid Ablation...More info
The Age of No Surgery is HERE Even for Thyroid Cancer: Active Surveillance AS. Except for small previously called Follicular variant of papillary cancer, that is now called NIFT-P now downgraded to benign, but still needs removal by simple...More info