Iodine Supplements in The USA 101: They Can Effect Negatively Effect Your Mortality. No is the answer. Inoue K et al Thyroid 28(7) 2018 p.913 1.The unregulated supplement markets claim iodine as good for your thyroid health. 2. Excessive...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 Nodule Biopsies 101: Smaller Needle and No Suction is Better to Reduce Inadequate Results. Moss WJ et al Thyroid 28(7)2018 p.857 Dr. Guttler’s comments on this article. 4500 nodules reviewed. No suction technique was superior to...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: Less unnecessary thyroid surgery and less extent of surgery are keys to reducing damage to Parathyroid glands.
Thyroid Surgery 101: Less unnecessary thyroid surgery and less extent of surgery are keys to reducing damage to Parathyroid glands. Lobe removal spares exposing the other two glands. Cover of Thyroid 28 (7) 2018 p. 830-841 Orloff et al ATA...More info
Medical Hall of Shame: Ignoring the USA Thyroid Medical Device Market for 15 Years The third place is a tie between: StarMed Korea: A manufacturer of safe proven thyroid friendly RFA system the is used for thyroid nodules and cancer since 2011...More info
Thyroid Nodule No Surgery 101: Alternative to Surgery Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. RFA is not available in the USA but if the patient is willing to travel for this 20 minute procedure it can be arranged by a visit to see me at my center.  ...More info
Benign Thyroid Nodules 101: The Case for Alternative Treatment to Replace Surgery This large benign thyroid nodule was causing symptoms and was a cosmetic problem to the patient. After her primary told her there was only surgery, she went online...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Most are Harmless,A Few are Cancers No Rush to Surgery as It his Never an Emergency or Life Threatening.
Thyroid Nodules 101: Most are Harmless, A Few are Cancers but Still There is No Rush to Surgery as nodules or cancer are Never an Emergency or Life Threatening. A lump in the throat not always cause for alarm 1. Thyroid nodules are lumps that...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
Thyroid No Surgery Star Physician Dies: First Paper on Thyroid Needle Biopsies. Renowned Toronto doctor, known for innovative thyroid research, dies Paul Walfish, a world-renowned Toronto doctor and pioneer of new thyroid disease treatments, has...More info
Parathyroid Benign Cystic Nodules 101: Ethanol Ablation is First Line Treatment Over Surgery Patient was told to have surgery because of her enlarging parathyroid cystic nodule with local symptoms and becoming a cosmetic...More info
Thyroid Benign Cystic Nodules 101: Ethanol Ablation is First Line Treatment Over Surgery Patient was told to have surgery because of her enlarging large nodule with local symptoms and becoming a cosmetic problem. Ultrasound above shows a 43 ml 6...More info