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
What Patients Are Candidates for Thyroid Surgery Alternative Treatment with Radiofrequency Ablation RFA?
I make comments on this article and how it has changed since 2012. Dong Gyu Na et al Korean J Radiol. 2012 Mar-Apr; 13(2): 117–125. Go to: INDICATIONS Radiofrequency ablation can be used to treat benign thyroid nodules. RFA is not recommend...More info
Revolutionary Devices and Techniques in the Use of The Radiofrequency ablation for thyroid nodules cysts and thyroid cancer.
Revolutionary Devices and Techniques in the Use of The Radiofrequency ablation for thyroid nodules cysts and thyroid cancer. These devices and techniques make RFA even safer and allows endocrinologists to train in RFA and eventually do procedures...More info
Thyroid Goiter 101: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Iodine Ingestion. Iodine deficiency causes goiter and hypothyroidism in many countries. However, many countries including the USA are not. Excess iodine ingestion in the form of thyroid support...More info
Santa Monica Thyroid Center Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU, Thyroid Tumor Ablation Thyroidologist Frequent Asked Questions: What you want to know about thyroid nodular goiters and thyroid cancer. Google search “Thyroid Cancer alternatives...More info
Scare Tactics by ENT Surgeon About Ethanol Ablation #2 ” PEI causes pain and inflammation” Case history; Patient wanted an Evaluation to see if he was a candidate for PEI or RFA. 54 Y/O male with a visible thyroid nodule comes to me...More info