Benign Thyroid Cystic Nodules 101: How to Get Ethanol Ablation ( PEI ) Therapy Instead of Thyroid Surgery. Get a copy of the thyroid ultrasound from your primary. Read the report on your own. See if there was a big nodule with a cyst fluid...More info
Hypothyroidism 101: What a Rwanda Military Resident Physician Has to Say. DR.G’s Comments: Dr.Shyaka give a nice report on hypothyroidism. However,it is very incomplete and fails to mention all the related problems. Autoimmune...More info
Thyroid Cystic Nodules 101: Ask Your Primary Why He Doesn’t Recommend Alternative Treatment with Ethanol?
Thyroid Cystic Nodules 101: Ask Your Primary PMD Why He Doesn’t Recommend Alternative Treatment with Ethanol (PEI)? A survey of 7000 endocrinologists found even they had little knowledge of ethanol ablation (PEI) for cystic nodules and...More info
Thyroid Patient’s Hall of Shame 1. Medical Radiofrequency Device Companies in the USA. The hall of shame is designed to let the thyroid patients know what physicians and medical companiesare responsible for limiting availability and...More info
What About Radiofrequency Ablation RFA for Your Thyroid Nodule or Thyroid Cancer? Still Not Happening in the USA or Canada. Why? The Korean companies making the RFA systems for thyroid ablations has dropped the ball when it comes to the US...More info
Can F.I.S.H tell a Hurthle Cell Neoplasm from Benign Hurthle Cell Proliferation? Too early to tell if it has value
Can F.I.S.H tell a Hurthle Cell Neoplasm from Benign Hurthle Cell Proliferation? Dr.Guttler’s Comments ion this article. All non-neoplastic nodules were benign by F.I.S.H. 7/9 Hurthle cell adenomas were positive by F.I.S.H...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: 1869 Almost half 8/20 of the goiter patients having surgery died. Dr. Guttler’s comments: 1. Modern thyroid surgery in 2018 140 years after his article has improved dramatically. 2. Deaths are rare. However...More info
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 101: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Instead of Surgery.Is It Safe? The Answer is Yes.
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 101: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Instead of Surgery. Is It Safe? The Answer is Yes. Dr. Guttler’s comments on this article. Strong recommendation for thyroid RFA for benign thyroid nodules with symptoms or...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Ultrasound Findings That Result in Poor Response to Radiofrequency Ablation RFA
Thyroid Nodules 101: Ultrasound and Other Findings That Result in Poor Response to Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. Volume changes are not significant if < 13% or < 7% diameter. Ill-defined margins make sizing difficult. Extrinsic factors...More info
Cystic Thyroid/Parathyroid Nodules 101: The Patient Must Refuse Surgery for This Easily Treated Condition with Out Patient Ethanol Ablation.
Cystic Thyroid/Parathyroid Nodules 101: The Patient Must Refuse Surgery for This Easily Treated Condition with Outpatient Ethanol Ablation PEI. Series showing treatment of this thyroid cyst with ethanol. Massive symptomatic thyroid cyst before...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Molecular thyroid tests Can Save Unnecessary Surgeries. Dr. Guttler’s comments on this article: Bravo Mark and Hossein A great summary of the recent developments. Molecular testing for thyroid cancer can reduce...More info
DR. Guttler’s comments on this article. Ultrasound is still an operator dependent procedure. Biopsies will still be done of nodules that are shown by risk assessment not to need a biopsy. 1. US cancer risk stratification systems prove...More info