Thyroid No Surgery 101: Are You a Candidate for An Alternative Treatment to Thyroid Surgery?

Thyroid No Surgery 101: Are You a Candidate for An Alternative Treatment to Thyroid Surgery?

Thyroid No Surgery 101: Are You a Candidate for An Alternative Treatment to Thyroid Surgery?

Thyroid No Surgery 101: Are You a Candidate for An Alternative Treatment to Thyroid Surgery?

  1. When you have a large nodule even if the biopsy was benign, there is a push by local physicians to recommend thyroid surgery as the only option.
  2. However, in 2019 there are options for you.
  3. What are the indications for a non-surgical treatment?
  4. If the goiter nodule is causing compression symptoms you are a candidate.
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  6. If the nodule is large and is unsightly there is a cosmetic indication.
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  8. If you have a nodule making excessive thyroid hormone called toxic nodular goiter you are a candidate. Also you can avoid radiation treated and surgery.

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  2. What are these alternative therapies?
  3. Cystic nodules can be treated with ethanol PEI.
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  5. Mostly solid nodules can be treated with radiofrequency ablation RFA.
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  7. Both are safe and effective.
  8. Both are done as an outpatient.
  9. Call me at 310-393-8860 or email to thyroid.manager@protonmail.com
  10. Alicia will give you the details on how to become a candidate.
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