How to Become An Endocrinologist Doing Their Own Biopsies and Ethanol and Radiofrequency Ablation Procedures. RFA is approved in the USA and clinical trials are on-going. Learn two basic new methods to save your patients from unnecessary thyroid...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
Endocrinologists Doing Their Own Thyroid Needle biopsies Can Add New Procedures to their Bottom Line.
Endocrinologists Doing Their Own Thyroid Needle biopsies Can Add New Procedures to their Bottom Line. Over the last 40 years I have pioneered new procedures to enhance patient care for those with thyroid goiters,nodules and cancer. Office based...More info
Thyroid Nodule No surgery 101: Avoid Surgery with Thyroid Ablation. Dr.Guttler’s comments. 1. Single Radiofrequency Ablation RFA Has Long-Term Effects on Benign Thyroid Nodules. 2. (RFA) is safe and may have a long-lasting effect in...More info
Thyroid RFA: With Clinical Trials Underway in Major US Universities it is Time to Train Endocrinologists in thyroid ablation
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
Professor Jung Hwan Baek’s Textbook on Thyroid RFA for Nodules and Cancer: A Review Dr.Guttler’s Review: Professor Baek’s 40 page test just released on the internet is a concise work covering the history, physics...More info
Thyroid Nodules No Surgery: 3-5 years after Thyroid Ethanol PEI or Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Benign thyroid nodules in 2019 do not need to be treated by invasive thyroid surgery. 2. Cystic nodules > 50%...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
Ethanol Ablation PEI Can Treat Solid and Cystic Nodules. 26-year-old woman with solid thyroid nodule. Sonogram obtained before PEI shows solid nodule in right thyroid lobe (volume, 3.8 cm3). 26-year-old woman with solid thyroid nodule. Sonogram...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 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