Thyroid No Surgery 101: Massive Goiter Treated Without Surgery The patient from the east coast was worried about a thyroid surgery because of weight problem and the loss of her thyroid function and the scar. Patient above before the RF treatment...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: 30 days to the Kick Off of Radiofrequency Ablation of Thyroid Nodules at Dr. Guttler’s Santa Monica Thyroid Center
With FDA approval of radiofrequency ablation for thyroid nodules, I am beginning to treat patients in September if they qualify. They must have a benign nodular goiter and have symptoms associated in the neck from the goiter. They also can have...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency Ablation RFA is First Line Treatment for Benign Thyroid Nodules not Surgery! No more unnecessary thyroid surgery for benign goiter nodules. Dr.Guttler’s comments on study: 200 had surgery and 200 had...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Time to treat your goiter without surgery! Call me for details of ethanol or radiofrequency ablation. We are taking names of possible candidates for these non-surgical answers to your symptomatic or cosmetic issues with...More info
Case history: 52 Y/O female with enlarging nodule and symptoms of tightness and does not like the bulging of the nodule that seen by others.She was depressed about the looks of visible nodule. Her depression increased when told she needed...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Why You Need a Second Opinion Before You have Thyroid Surgery: You may not need it!
Thyroid No Surgery: Why You Need a Second Opinion Before You have Thyroid Surgery: You may not need it! Stephanie in New York came to see me before she was on the list for thyroid surgery. DR.Guttler’s Comments: This patient’s story...More info
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst 101: Ethanol Ablation: Safe Treatment Without Surgery and No Scar! Dr.Guttler’s comments: A biopsy was done to confirm the benign nature of the TGD cyst. 11 patients with TGDC were treated. The initial volume of the...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Don’t Want Surgery? OK but Don’t Wait to Have Alternative Therapy Until it Is Too Late!
Massive Thyroid Cystic Nodular Goiter Seen in 2019 to large for either ethanol or Radiofrequency ablation.. 900 cc cystic thyroid nodule after removal of 725 ml brown fluid. As it grew bigger the patient refused to consider surgery and looked for...More info
Total Thyroidectomy For Hashimoto’s (CHT) Persistent Symptoms? Don’t Believe This Article. Dr.Guttler’s comments: Removing the thyroid gland in CHT is only done with rare cases of severe pain. Non-specific symptoms should not be...More info
Parathyroid Cysts 101: They Can Be Anywhere Even in the thyroid gland and down into the chest. Dr.Guttler’s comments: Parathyroid Cysts are rare but I have seen 10 cases in my practice. I have treated larger ones and ones with symptoms with...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
Thyroid Nodules 101: What happens if you have a thyroid nodule? Dr.Guttler’s comments: You might be looking in the mirror while shaving or fastening a necklace when you first see it. The doctor might feel it during a routine physical exam...More info