Thyroid 101: Molecular Markers Should be Done on indeterminate Nodules Before Sending You for Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery Within the past few years, several molecular tests have become available to help determine whether some nodules are...More info
Thyroid 101: What are the possible results of the nodule biopsy? Benign – This accounts for up to 70% of biopsies when using the Bethesda System (one of the most common ways that cytopathologists classify nodule biopsy specimens). The risk of...More info
Thyroid 101: Beware of Generics, and Stick with Branded Thyroid Hormone Only. Thyroid medication – Levothyroxine and Liothyronine tablets – recalled over ingredient concerns A pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling a thyroid...More info
Thyroid No Surgery Pseudo-Cancer 101: The Former “Look A Like” Papillary Cancer that is not a Cancer Now.
Thyroid No Surgery Pseudo-Cancer 101: The Former “Look A Like” Papillary Cancer that is not a Cancer Now. Dr.Guttler comments on this abstract # PSt35 below. Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-Like Nuclear Features (NIFTP) accounts for a...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Only a Few Are Cancer The causes of thyroid nodules: 3-5 per 100 are cancer Most thyroid nodules are not cancer – 3-5 out of 100 nodules.Some are definitely benign on ultrasound.Spongiform nodule shown below are 99% benign...More info
2018 Top TEN Thyroid Blogs: ThyroidNoSurgery.com is Number 4. 4. Thyroid Center of Santa Monica – Hypothyroidism santa monica california About Blog Blog by Dr. Richard Guttler, I am a clinical thyroidologist That means I evaluate patients for...More info
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis 101: The number one cause of Hypothyroidism: Complications Dr.Guttler comments on this article. Other first degree relatives are at risk for hypothyroid,hyperthyroid,goiter,nodules and cancer down to 7-8 years old. Case...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Persistence of Thyroglobulin Antibody (TG AB ) for Years Not A Sign of Recurrence.
Thyroid Cancer 101: Persistence of Thyroglobulin Antibody (TG AB ) for Years Not A Sign of Recurrence. Martone A et al Thyroid 28(7) 2018 p.871 Dr.Guttler’s comments on this article. It takes years for the TGAB to decline in patients with...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
Thyroid Cancer 101: Rare Case with a Large Palpable Lymph Node with a Small Thyroid Gland in a Young female. The patient presented when a large lateral neck lymph node led her to an ENT who wanted to biopsy it. She failed to return for several...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: More Cancer after 2-3 Surgeries and Radioiodine. Consider Alternative Ethanol Ablation PEI.
Thyroid Cancer 101: More Cancer after 2-3 Surgeries and Radioiodine. Consider Alternative Ethanol Ablation PEI. The presence of recurrent thyroid cancer lymph nods in the lateral neck are usually not palpable.The endocrine neck ultrasound survey...More info