Thyroid Cancer in Children 101: Is It A Different Animal Than In Adults? Comments by Dr.G. thyroid.com 1. Thyroid nodules are uncommon in children. 2. However, nodules diagnosed in children carry a greater risk of malignancy compared to...More info
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer in Children 101 Comments by Dr.G. on the incidence in children. 1. New cases of thyroid cancer in people age <20 represent 1.8% of all thyroid malignancies diagnosed in the United...More info
Thyroid Tumor and Nodule Radiofrequency Ablation RFA 101: What Can We do For You Now to Save an Unnecessary or Another Thyroid Surgery?
Thyroid Tumor and Nodule Radiofrequency Ablation RFA 101: What Can We do For You Now to Save an Unnecessary or Another Thyroid Surgery? Thyroid RFA is presently not available in the US or Canada. This is a tragic situation considering every major...More info
Thyroid Tumor and Nodule Ethanol PEI Ablation 101: What Can We do For You Now to Save an Unnecessary or Another Thyroid Surgery?
Thyroid Tumor and Nodule Ethanol PEI Ablation 101: What Can We do For You Now to Save an Unnecessary or Another Thyroid Surgery? Ethanol Ablation called PEI has several important uses that does not require surgery or a hospital stay. PEI is the...More info
What is a Core Needle Biopsy and Why Do the Koreans Recommend It for Thyroid Nodules? Comments on this article by Dr.Guttler I am traveling to Seoul to study under Professor Baek and will spend time learning Core Needle Biopsy.along with RFA...More info
Why You Need Expert Second Opinion Before You Have Have Surgery for a Follicular Variant of Papillary Carcinoma. It may not be a cancer after all.
Baloch ZW et al Endocrine Practice 23(9) September 2017 1153-58 Images from the article. Comments about this article by Dr.Guttler A The first cartoon on the left is a benign follicular adenoma. It is encapsulated and has no invasion. B...More info
Thyroid Nodule 101: What are the risk of cancer with a negative cytology but the presence of three suspicious ultrasound features?
Thyroid Nodule 101: What are the risk of cancer with a negative cytology but the presence of three suspicious ultrasound features? 5% vs <1% means there is a need for a second biopsy. PLoS ONE 8(5): e63834. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063834...More info
When is A Thyroid nodule with Hurthle cells not a neoplasm but part of a chronic thyroidits? Answer: When there are lymphocytes seen in the Hurthle cell nodule. Figure 1 (a) Hürthle cells showed moderate nuclear pleomorphism, and few cells...More info
Comments: Hurthle Cells are Not Always a Sign of Thyroid Cancer. They are the cause of confusion among pathologists endocrinologists surgeons and patients. Always get outside opinions if Hurtle cells are seen in your biopsy as most are found in...More info
While waiting in the Korean Air first class lounge I began to think about how far I have come in my life. I am traveling to Seoul Korea to study under the world expert in a thyroid procedure that is not approved presently in the USA, but is used...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
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