Thyroid Goiter and Nodules 101: What you need to Know Part Two: Treatment alternatives. Most small goiters without symptoms or nodules do not need treatment if there is no associated hypothyroidism from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Goiters...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Cold Dextrose infusion Helps Recovery from nerve damage during thyroid RFA for benign thyroid nodules.
DRt.Guttler’s comments: THyroid RFA is safe with few serious complications out of thousands of patient treatments. 1. 17 patients had issues with nerves during thyroid RFA. 2. If there were issues during the Procedure cold dextrose...More info
Thyroid No surgery 101:Radiofrequency ablation RFA for benign thyroid nodules according to different US features: an Italian multicentre prospective study.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Dr. Guttler’s comments: 1. 340 patients with solid benign nodules. 2. 21 ml volume decreased to 6 ml by 12 months. 3. Spongiform nodules responded the best with 76 % reduction. 4. Other patterns decreased less at ...More info
What you need to know about when to get help from outside consultants before surgery. Dr.Guttler’s opinion: When there is a question about if you need a thyroid ultrasound. Doing one when it was not indicated can cause you to get a biopsy...More info
Thyroid Surgery Readmission Database: 23,000 thyroid surgeries in 2014 The indications for the surgeries were too broad. Benign thyroid nodules causing symptoms should not have surgery with less invasive alternatives exist in 2019. Cystic and...More info
September 25, 2017 Meet Richard Guttler of Santa Monica Thyroid Ablation Center VoyageLA Staff Share Tweet Pin Today we’d like to introduce you to Richard Guttler. Thanks for sharing your story with us Richard. So, let’s start at the beginning...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 101: Third World Thyroid Cancer Congress II : What did We learn about Monitoring after thyroid cancer surgery?
Thyroid Cancer 101: Third World Thyroid Cancer Congress II : What did We learn about Monitoring after thyroid cancer surgery. De-escalate Excessive Imaging Just say No Too Many Modalities and too Much Imaging Less is more for low...More info
FDA Notified About an Endocrine Clinic Prematurely Doing Thyroid RFA in the USA Without a Clinical Trial.
FDA Notified About a Clinic Prematurely Doing Thyroid RFA in the USA Without a Clinical Trial. Respected AACE member ( not me ) notified the FDA today. “It has come to my attention that a facility in Utah (...More info
Percutaneous Treatment of Benign Thyroid Nodules: Time to Bring It to the United States? Ethanol is here now.Thyroid RFA? It is too soon to be doing now.
Dr.Guttler’s opinion on this article: Ethanol ablation PEI is here now. It can be used instead of surgery for mixed cysts of the thyroid and parathyroid cysts. It can be used for recurrent metastatic papillary thyroid cancer neck...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation in the USA: No Ready for Prime Time. DR.Guttler’s Opinion: Clinical trials and treatment of 5000 patients in Italy and Korea have shown low complication rate and up to 80% average...More info