Thyroid RFA: With Clinical Trials Underway in Major US Universities it is Time to Train Endocrinologists in thyroid ablation. We finally have movement for treating patient with RFA for nodules and cancer.FDA approved soft tissue use and Mayo...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Don’t Let The Surgeon’s Use of the Word “CANCER” Scare You into Surgery When Surgery is Unnecessary.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Don’t Let The Surgeon’s Use of the Word “CANCER” Scare You into Surgery When Surgery is Unnecessary. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: People more likely to want unnecessary surgery if word...More info
Benign Tumor Mimics Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor (HTT ) of the Thyroid. Pre-op Diagnosis by Genomic Marker Saves Total Thyroidectomy.
Benign Tumor Mimics Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor (HTT ) of the Thyroid. Pre-op Diagnosis by Genomic Marker Saves Total Thyroidectomy. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: When a nodule looks like papillary cancer on USG...More info
Thyroid Diseases 101: A Patient’s List Dr.Guttler’s comments: The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ that sits in the front of the neck. It makes thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). Hyperthyroidism is one of...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Rules to Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery First always question your physician as to why they want a thyroid ultrasound TUS. There should be no screening thyroid ultrasounds. There must be indications for one. If you have a...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: You have a Small Papillary thyroid Cancer You could be a candidate for No Surgery just active followup.
Thyroid Cancer 101: You have a Small Papillary thyroid Cancer. You could be a candidate for No Surgery just active surveillance followup AS. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Risk based on size, location inside the thyroid gland, patient’s age...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: Why Your Quality of Life is Decreased with Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery. Patients diagnosed with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), particularly those who underwent total thyroidectomies vs hemithyroidectomies, report a wide...More info
This little vial of ethanol has been used to treat many patients with benign complex cystic nodules and saved the patients a hospital stay, thyroid surgery, post op recovery, lost work, and the expense and complications associated with that...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: What is it worth to not have surgery and a neck scar for your benign thyroid nodule?
Thyroid No Surgery 101: What is it worth to not have surgery and a neck scar treating your benign thyroid nodule? 2 years after ethanol ablation PEI. Large left nodule is reduced to 2% of the original size. 40 Y/O female with a large benign...More info
Thyroid cyst in the middle of her neck. No symptoms but a cosmetic problem for the patient. Visited Modena Italian Balsamic Vinegar production in an old castle. Aged for 100 years. Radiofequency Ablation RFA training in Reggio Emilia. Ultrasound...More info
Endocrinologist in Master’s class doing cyst ethanol ablation on models. Large symptomatic thyroid complex cystic nodule treated with PEI. Paper on Parathyroid cysts treated with ethanol at national end rice meeting. My first and only Wild...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Life 101: Pictures from 2011 Presenting Ethanol paper atNational meeting 1000 meter rifle range in Michigan Lake Northern Pike Master Class endocrinologist doing a radioiodine uptake test. Endocrine neck ultrasound class...More info