Thyroid Surgery 101: Maybe not everything! Dr.Guttler’s comments: Limited information in this article. 1.A thyroid nodule should not be removed if it proves to be benign by cytology and molecular marker testing. 2. Indeterminate biopsy...More info
Don’t be fooled by a thyroid biopsy report with Hürthle Cells. This is not usually cancer and they are found in all benign thyroid diseases.
Don’t be fooled by a thyroid biopsy report with Hürthle Cells. This is not usually cancer and they are found in all benign thyroid diseases. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1.The cytology below is of Hurthle cell metaplasia in a...More info
Routine Thyroid cancer screening by ultrasound? You should say No Screening by ultrasound for thyroid nodule and cancer is not a good idea. Do not let your primary physician do routine ultrasound of your thyroid just because he has a...More info
Small Thyroid Cancers 101: Thyroid Micro-Cancers: They all don’t need Thyroid Surgery Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Virtually everyone will develop small thyroid nodules (less than 1 cm in size) that can be detected by ultrasound by the...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: What you need to know before you consent to have thyroid surgery DR.Guttler’s comments on thyroid surgery You have a diagnosis of thyroid cancer. You have a nodule that has been properly evaluate and is high risk for...More info
Big Thyroid Goiter 101: Dr.Guttler’s 37 rules about nodular goiters. The term “goiter” simply refers to the abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland. Most goiters have normal thyroid blood tests and are not malfunctioning. Some...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Dr.Guttler’s 84 Rules on thyroid nodules The term thyroid nodule refers to an abnormal growth of thyroid cells that forms a lump within the thyroid gland. Although the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Mutation studies prevent 70% from going to surgery with an indeterminate biopsy diagnosis when the FNA needle washout mutations markers and classifiers are benign.
Thyroid No Surgery for Benign Nodules 101: Mutation studies prevent 70% from going to surgery with an indeterminate biopsy diagnosis when the FNA needle washout mutation markers and classifiers are benign. A consultation with an expert in...More info
Thyroid Cancer No Longer: What is a NIFTP, non-invasive follicular tumor with look alike papillary thyroid cells?
Thyroid Cancer No Longer: What is a NIFTP, non-invasive follicular tumor with look alike papillary thyroid cells? It replaces a cancer called non invasive encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer, EFVPTC. 10-25 % of...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Thyroid Surgery Only After Second Opinion: 20% Swallowing Disorder Post Op Complication
No Surgery 101: Thyroid Surgery Only After Second Opinion: 20% Swallowing Disorder Post Op Lasts for months. Dr.Guttler’s Comment Swallowing after thyroid surgery is studied in 220 patients. 20% were trouble free. 50% swallowing problems...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: What to Do with Your Small Thyroid Cancer? Three Options. Dr.Guttler’s opinion on article in Thyroid 28(10)2018 p. 1325 Brito JP et al Thyroid Cancer Treatment choice for Microcancers This article does not...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Part 2: Thyroid Ultrasound and Fine Needle Biopsy.The Two Most Dangerous Procedures Without Expert consultation.
Dr.Guttler’s comments about American Thyroid Association patient information on Thyroid fine needle biopsy of thyroid nodules. This is found on their website, www thyroid.org. I list what was not on this watered down version on what...More info