Thyroid RFA 101: Case Report of Large Goiter Treated with RFA
Bilateral nodular goiter before RFA after refusing surgery.
In a study of 236 benign thyroid nodules the mean volume reduction was 84%. the Success rate was 91% and the complete disappearance rate was 28%.
Comments: Santa Monica Thyroid ablation center will do ethanol ablation of thyroid and parathyroid mainly cystic nodules,recurrent thyroid cancer, or primary micropapillary as alternative to surgery or active surveillance. Until RFA is approved for the USA DR.Guttler will send you to Europe or Korea for the treatment after his evaluation to see if you are a candidate. Call Matt at 310-393-8860 for details for a 2 day visit just for the treatment.
Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU