Thyroid Nodules 101: Repeat FNA’s When and Why? A repeat fine needle aspiration (FNA) can identify thyroid nodules with atypical cytology were identified as benign following repeat FNA. A small % would be up graded to malignant.The...More info
Collecting DNA Mutations Off a Thyroid Needle Biopsy Slide Presentation 2017 AACE National Convention Austin Texas
Collecting DNA Mutations Off a Thyroid Needle Biopsy Slide Presentation 2017 AACE National Convention Austin Texas MICRO-DISSECTION EXTRACTED NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULAR MARKER TESTING: A CASE RICHARD GUTTLER MD, FACE, ECNU INTERVENTIONAL...More info
Do You Really Need Thyroid Surgery? Postpone and Get Outside Expert Opinion First. See if you really need it and also how much thyroid should they remove. Some “thyroid cancers” are not cancer at all, but need only a simple less...More info
Review Article on Molecular Markers in Thyroid nodules Molecular Signature of Indeterminate Thyroid Lesions: Current Methods to Improve Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) Diagnosis Silvia Cantara et al Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18(4), 775; Fine...More info
iPhone Attachment Can Record Thyroid Cytology on Your Patients A $70 attachment to your iPhone when added to the microscope can record for you the cytology and pathology of your thyroid cases.More info
Master’s Classes in Clinical Thyroidology and Interventional Procedures Master’s classes begun by Dr.Jack Baskin in the 90’s is continued here in 2017.I was one of his first students learning ultrasound intervention with ethanol...More info
Why You usually don’t need radioiodine after surgery in most thyroid cancers. Radioiodine was usually given to all thyroid cancer patients after surgery. 2017 we give it to fewer patients. Here are things to help you decide in consultation...More info
Thyroid Cancer in 2017: How to decide what you need to do about surgery now or deferred under Active Surveillance?
Thyroid Cancer in 2017: How to decide what you need to do about surgery now or deferred under Active Surveillance? Main issues: Size of the tumor, extra-nodal extension ( outside the lymph nodes), adverse histology, finding lymph nodes on on...More info
Needle biopsy of Parathyroid adenoma: The cells can look like follicular neoplasm or papillary thyroid cancer.
Needle biopsy of Parathyroid adenoma: The cells can look like follicular neoplasm or papillary thyroid cancer. Parathyroid adenoma diagnosed as papillary carcinoma of thyroid on needle aspiration smears. Friedman M, Shimaoka K, Lopez CA, Shedd...More info
The ABC’s of Diagnosing Metastatic Lymph Node Disease in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Suspicious lymph nodes on endocrine neck ultrasound. Cyst fluid,calcification, abnormal blood flow on Doppler and rounded shape. Serum thyroglobulin TG, and...More info
RFA of My Patient for his Large Symptomatic Benign Thyroid Nodule Referring physician: Dr. Richard Guttler, Santa Monica, CA Direct referral to an interventional thyroidologist in Europe for treatment. Large nodule of the left thyroid lobe...More info
What to do with <1 cm nodules that are candidates for Active Surveillence? To biopsy or not that is the question.
What to do with <1 cm nodules PMT papillary microcarcinomas that are candidates for Active Surveillence? To biopsy or not that is the question. Rosario et al Diag.Cytopathology Feb 20 2017 FNA was done on <1 cm nodules that had suspicious...More info