Thyroid Nodule 101: Patients Over 70 Years Old. Why Operate Comments by Dr.G. 1. 1200 > 70 year old patients with 2600 nodules. 2. 67 % of nodules were benign. 3. FNA lead to surgery in 210 patients and 93/210 were benign. 4. ...More info
2018 Top TEN Thyroid Blogs: ThyroidNoSurgery.com is Number 4. 4. Thyroid Center of Santa Monica – Hypothyroidism santa monica california About Blog Blog by Dr. Richard Guttler, I am a clinical thyroidologist That means I evaluate patients for...More info
Surgery for Thyroid cysts 101: 10 year post PEI No Recurrence. 10 years ago I saw this 31 Y/O male patient from China.He was unable to get alternative therapy for his nodule in China. Traveled to my center. He had a 7 mm nodule for 5 years...More info
Recent patient kindly took time to review my treatment of her thyroid cyst on Yelp. 1328 16th St Santa Monica, CA 90404 Mary B. 0 friends 9 reviews 0 photos 8/9/2018 I went to see Dr. Guttler with a large fluid filled cyst/nodule on my thyroid...More info
Thyroid Nodules No Surgery 101: Recurrent thyroid cyst treated with ethanol PEI. 51 F with neck discomfort and breathing problems laying flat at night. 4 years ago noted the mass and had it drained multiple times but it recurred. Told to have...More info
Thyroid Cysts No Surgery 101: Easily Visible Large Cyst in the Center of the Neck The patient had symptoms and it was sticking out and noticed by friends. She was told by her physicians that surgery was the only treatment even though it was not...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Rare Case with a Large Palpable Lymph Node with a Small Thyroid Gland in a Young female. The patient presented when a large lateral neck lymph node led her to an ENT who wanted to biopsy it. She failed to return for several...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: More Cancer after 2-3 Surgeries and Radioiodine. Consider Alternative Ethanol Ablation PEI.
Thyroid Cancer 101: More Cancer after 2-3 Surgeries and Radioiodine. Consider Alternative Ethanol Ablation PEI. The presence of recurrent thyroid cancer lymph nods in the lateral neck are usually not palpable.The endocrine neck ultrasound survey...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: After 3 Surgeries,2 Radioiodine Treatments, and a New Lymph Node is Found to be Thyroid Cancer Again!
Thyroid Cancer 101: After 3 Surgeries,2 Radioiodine Treatments, and a New Lymph Node is Found to be Thyroid Cancer Again! This abnormal lymph node was biopsied and needle wash for thyroglobulin proved she had another neck recurrence.She had 2...More info
Thyroid Cysts 101: Ethanol ablation PEI is significantly superior to radiofrequency (RF) ablation. Dr.Guttler comments on this article. PEI is my choice over RF ablation as the first-line treatment modality for patients with cystic thyroid...More info
Thyroid Lymph Node Cancer Ethanol Ablation PEI 101 No More Radical Neck Dissection Surgery or Radioiodine.
Thyroid Lymph Node Cancer Ethanol Ablation 101 No More Radical Neck Dissection Surgery or Radioiodine. Patient S/P thyroidectomy radioiodine and neck dissection. She has a single lymph node seen above that shows the needle in the node to for...More info
Parathyroid Cysts (PC) 101 Natural History and Ethanol Ablation Treatment Non-functioning PC is found in the thyroid bed or even in the thyroid gland. They are seen on detailed endocrine neck ultrasounds. The case above shows left inferior...More info