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
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
Santa Monica Thyroid Center Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU, Thyroid Tumor Ablation Thyroidologist Frequent Asked Questions: What you want to know about thyroid nodular goiters and thyroid cancer. Google search “Thyroid Cancer alternatives...More info
Thyroid cysts treated with ethanol ablation can mimic malignancy during sonographic follow-up. N.H.Park et al Volume 39, Issue 8 October 2011 Pages 441–446 Research Article Thyroid cysts treated with ethanol ablation can mimic malignancy during...More info
How many times will your Physician Drain your thyroid cyst and tell you the only other treatment is surgery?
The record number of times a surgeon has drained a thyroid cysts with equal number of recurrences in 31! They will do anything until you finally give up and agree to the totally unnecessary thyroid surgery for a benign cystic thyroid nodule...More info
Scare Tactics by ENT Surgeon About Ethanol Ablation #2 ” PEI causes pain and inflammation” Case history; Patient wanted an Evaluation to see if he was a candidate for PEI or RFA. 54 Y/O male with a visible thyroid nodule comes to me...More info
Ethanol Ablation PEI not Surgery is the Treatment of Choice for Thyroid and Parathyroid Cystic Nodules
Ethanol Ablation PEI not Surgery is the Treatment of Choice for Thyroid and Parathyroid Cystic Nodules. Don’t get talked into surgery for this when simple painless safe PEI is availabl;e.. Get outside opinions. Many physicians think Ethanol...More info
We Need a Third Option to Surgery or Active Surveillance to Include Ethanol PEI or Radiofrequency Ablation RFA of Micro-Papillary Cancers
We Need a Third Option to Surgery or Active Surveillance AS to Include Ethanol PEI or Radiofrequency Ablation RFA of Micro-Papillary Cancers. Comments: With 50% of the conversion surgery done because the patient did not want the cancer in the...More info
AFTN, Toxic Nodule in a Teenager: Alternatives to Surgery Some patients with autonomously functioning thyroid nodules (AFTN) are not suitable for surgery or radioiodine therapy. Being a 13 Y/O would be one reason for concern for the family...More info