Thyroid No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency RFA of a benign symptomatic thyroid nodule before and after treatment

Thyroid No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency RFA of a benign symptomatic thyroid nodule before and after treatment

Thyroid No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency RFA of a benign symptomatic thyroid nodule before and after treatment

Thyroid No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency RFA of a benign symptomatic thyroid nodule before and after treatment

Figure.

A 50-year-old woman with left-neck discomfort.

A, Before treatment, a 3-cm solid, left thyroid nodule is evident.

B, During the RF ablation, the electrode (arrows) is placed within the nodule.

C, Six months after RF ablation, the treated nodule (arrows) has decreased considerably in size and measures only 8 mm.

Images from

Y. Che, S. Jin, C. Shi, L. Wang, X. Zhang, Y. Li and J.H. Baek

We can arrange a 2-3 day visit to be treated like this without surgery.

Call Matt at 310-393-8860 or thyroid.manager@protonmail.com for details to have RFA in Korea or Italy.

We do the cystic nodules and cancer lymph nodes in Santa Monica with ethanol abaltion PEI.

Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU

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