Subclinical Hypothyroidism 101: When to Treat? Diagnose and treat early to avoid hypothyroidism and to prevent goiter and nodule and thyroid cancer. Recent editorial in the NEJMed page 1404 October 5 2017 discusses pros and cons of treatment. My...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: 90% of Benign Nodules Grow Over 5 Years Alexander EK1, Ann Intern Med. 2003 Feb 18;138(4):315-8. Comments on this article: 1. Nodule volume increased over time (P < 0.001). 2.The estimated proportion of nodules with an...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: No Pre-Op Neck Ultrasound? Get Another Opinion Before Surgery. Cancer Lymph nodes need to be removed with the First surgery not 1-2 years later! Can J Surg 2016;59(2):113-117 Davit Kocharyan, et al Background: Cervical lymph...More info
Thyroid Ablation Therapy for Thyroid Nodules 101: Complications of Ethanol Ablation PEI. Acta Otolaryngol. 2004 Dec;124(10):1226-30. How safe is percutaneous ethanol injection PEI for treatment of thyroid nodule? Report of a case of severe toxic...More info
THYROID CANCER 101: Follicular Thyroid Cancer FTC Isthmus FTC Nodule= FNA microfollicular neoplasm Microfollicles with no colloid in the background. Suspicious for FTC. Surgery= blood vessel invasion. FTC is different than papillary cancers. They...More info
Thyroid Cancer 2017: Gone is One Size Fits All: Surgery, Radioiodine and High Dose Thyroid Hormone is for a few not all. Even though most thyroid nodules do not contain cancer, the overall number of nodules being detected every year has made...More info
Voyage LA Magazine Story about Dr. Guttler SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 Meet Richard Guttler of Santa Monica Thyroid Ablation Center Today we’d like to introduce you to Richard Guttler. Thanks for sharing your story with us Richard. So, let’s start at the...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Echopulse HIFU( High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Therapy Still a Question Mark.
Thyroid Nodules 101: Echopulse HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound )Therapy Still a Question Mark. Comments: Although the company Theraclion is touting there Echopulse system and all the awards it is still not approved in the USA and after...More info
Thyroid Cancer Financial Road Financial Map: What to Expect Along The Way From a Normal Person to One With Decisions to Make About the Cost of Thyroid Cancer Treatment.
Thyroid Cancer Financial Road Map: What to Expect Along The Way From a Normal Person to One With Decisions to Make About the Cost of Thyroid Cancer Treatment. With a little help the drive can be straight ahead. However, there are many curves in...More info
Thyroid No Surgery’s Own Dr.Guttler featured in this Article in VoyageLA. LA’s Most Inspiring Stories
September 25, 2017 Meet Richard Guttler of Santa Monica Thyroid Ablation Center VoyageLA Staff Today we’d like to introduce you to Richard Guttler, who is a sailor in training and has the most distinctive inflatable tender docked by his condo.The...More info
Thyroid Micro-Papillary Cancer Road Map: 2018 An Update No “Screening”thyroid Ultrasound without an indication. Just Day No! Just having a thyroid gland is not a reason to have an ultrasound. No Needle biopsy if less than 1.5 cm and...More info
Thyroid Ultrasound in Thyroid Tumor Ablation: Danger Triangle: US Lessons Learned in Master’s Class in Thyroid Ablation
Thyroid Ultrasound in Thyroid Tumor Ablation: Danger Triangle Comments: Great review of the neck area to avoid dangerous structures. US Lessons Learned in Master’s Class in Thyroid Ablation The ability to sat clear of the danger triangle...More info