Thyroid Cancer 101: ALWAYS GET OUTSIDE OPINION BEFORE HAVING THYROID SURGERY FOR NODULES OR CANCER. The wrong diagnosis or treatment can result in your death. In a Time of Too many biopsies on small thyroid nodules comes a patient with a very big...More info
Thyroid Nodules in Children 101: Can Ultrasound be Used to Diagnose a Benign Thyroid Nodule Alone without a Biopsy? Probably Not.
Thyroid Nodules in Children 101: Can Ultrasound US be Used to Diagnose a Benign Thyroid Nodule Alone without a Biopsy? Probably Not. Gannon A.W. et al JCEM May 2018 103(5) : 1958-1965 Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound in Children with thyroid...More info
Thyroid No Surgery Ethanol Ablation PEI 101: Choking Patient with Massive Goiter and a 5 mm slit for an Airway is Not a Candidate for Surgery due to her Underlying Illness.
Thyroid Cysts 101 Thyroid No Surgery 101: Choking Patient with Massive Goiter and a 5 mm slit for an Airway is Not a Candidate for Surgery due to her Underlying Illness. Patient with bilateral goiter narrowing her airway. Drainage of a large cyst...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Thyroid Nodule Radiofrequency Ablation RFA Study from Austria. Dobnig H. et al Thyroid 28(4) 2018 p.472 DR.Guttler comments on this article More evidence that thyroid RFA is a safe way to treat thyroid nodules without...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: What are the Options Besides Thyroid Surgery for Benign Thyroid nodules. I count 5 and none leaves you without a thyroid gland, or needing lifetime thyroid hormone replacement thyroid hormone therapy. Ethanol Ablation (...More info
What are the Benefits and Risks of Thyroid Nodule Evaluation in Patients ≥70 Years Old. Comments by Dr.G. 1.1200 > 70 year old patients with 2600 nodules. 2. 67 % of nodules were benign. 3. FNA lead to surgery in 210 patients and 93/210 were...More info
Thyroid Nodule 101: Role of Cutting Needle Biopsy. CH Suh et al Endocrine Practice 22(6) June 2016: 679-88 Non-diagnostic Thyroid FNA usually followed by a repeat FNA. However recent evidence that core needle biopsy CNB had lower non-diagnostic...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: “Liquid Biopsy” Can a simple blood test detect thyroid cancer? No, not at present according to this study.
Is Measurement of Circulating Tumor DNA of Diagnostic Use in Patients with Thyroid Nodules? Mark Lupo M.D1., Richard Guttler M.D2., Zsofia Geck M.D2, Anja Kammesheidt, PhD3, Theresa Tonozzi, M.P.H.3, and Glenn D. Braunstein M.D3 Richard Guttler...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Mayo Clinic does Thyroid RFA for Benign Nodules with the Large #17 Long Electrode. Comments by Dr.Guttler The main problem with this study is the meager reductions seen compared to the results by the Koreans and Italians...More info
First Master’s class in Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation of Nodules and Cancer in the USA. March 17 2018 in Los Angeles Dr. Baek ( center ) Dr.Ha (right of Dr.Baek ) and Dr.Park ( to the left of Dr.Baek ) lead the first course and...More info
First Master’s course in thyroid RFA given in Los Angeles on the 17 th March 2018. The attendance by endocrinologists was very exciting. Many want to add ablation procedures in there practices. 20% already do ethanol ablation for cysts. As...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation RFA Training in Images#3 Dr.Richard Guttler’s Private Thyroid Ablation Master’s Class Training methods: 4
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation RFA Training in Images#4 Dr.Richard Guttler’s Private Thyroid Ablation Master’s Class Training methods: New devices and methods: Bipolar electrode: No electricity going through the body as in uni-polar...More info