Thyroid Nodular Goiter 101: What to Know if You have one. A swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Worldwide, the most common cause of thyroid goiter is iodine deficiency. However, this is becoming a rarer cause...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Alternatives to Surgery or Radiation for Toxic or Autonomous Thyroid Nodules
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Alternatives to Surgery or Radiation for Toxic or Autonomous Thyroid NodulesWhat is a toxic nodule TNG or autonomous functioning thyroid nodule AFTN? Different from other nodules these start as a single cloned cell that...More info
Hyperthyroidism 101: What Causes The Thyroid Cells to Go Wild Forming a Toxic Thyroid Nodule? Dr.Guttler’s comments: Treatment for Toxic nodules was first surgery, then radio iodine and now outpatient radiofrequency ablation RFA shown below...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
Last chance for endocrinologists to see Professor JH Baek’s Los Angeles Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation Course.
Last chance to see Professor JH Baek’s First Los Angeles Thyroid Radiofrequency Master’s Ablation Course. Sheraton Grand Hotel Down town Los Angeles March `17 2018 9-2 PM Free admission for course and lunch. Sign up at...More info
Prepared by Dr.Guttler for thyroid patients. Resolve to see an endocrinologist or clinical thyroidologist to get an opinion if you are just seeing your primary physician. Resolve to tell your first degree relatives that you have a thyroid...More info
2018 in the year I travel to Korea to complete my training in radio frequency ablation RFA for thyroid tumors. In Seoul in will attend a Masters class at Asan Medical center with Professor JHBaek, attend a conference on RFA given by Korean...More info
Thyroid Tumor Radiofrequency Ablation RFA Referral Center in Italy. The Centro-Palmer Institute in Reggio Emilia RE, Italy is the location of Dr.Valcavi’s practice. I trained with Dr.Valcavi in his RFA workshop. I expected to be doing RFA...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Goiter and Nodules A swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Worldwide, the most common cause of thyroid goiter is iodine deficiency. However, this is becoming a rarer cause because iodine...More info
Interventional Thyroidologists IT Training Programs: How to Get Started in Thyroid Tumor Ablation for Endocrinologists.
Interventional Thyroidologists IT Training Programs: How to Get Started in Thyroid Tumor Ablation for Endocrinologists. With the formation of the Thyroid Tumor Ablation website,thyroidablation.net, and the American Association of Clinical...More info
Thyroid Tumor Ablation 101: Radiofrequency Ablation RFA of Thyroid cysts and Benign Thyroid Nodules Jung Hwan Baek, MD et al Korean J Radiol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 12(5): 525–540. 1. Surgery is curative, surgery has several drawbacks and the efficacy of...More info
Radiofrequency ablation for treatment of benign thyroid nodules. Comments on this article by Dr.Guttler If you have a benign thyroid nodule consider traveling to Korea or Italy for RFA instead of thyroid surgery in the USA. RFA is pending FDA...More info