Thyroid No Surgery RFA 101: 15 Months Post Radiofrequency Ablation RFA of a Benign Thyroid Nodule
Case Study from Dr.J H.Baek’s in Guidebook of RFA for Thyroid Nodules page 23.
Benign Thyroid nodule shown in the top panel before RFA. Significant decreased by 4 months and by 15 months it was almost completely gone. Thousands of patients in Europe and Asia have been saved the risks and costs of a hospital admission for thyroid surgery. Is it worth the trip? You decide. With the high complication rates of the majority of low volume surgeons in the US it seems a small price to avoid surgery by traveling to have thyroid RF.
Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU is presently sending patients to Europe and Korea to have RFA for their benign thyroid nodules. The Arrival thyroid RF in the USA is pending FDA approval. If you are willing to travel to avoid thyroid surgery call Matt pictured here to get details of my referral and evaluation for Thyroid RF.