Thyroid Tumor and Nodule Ablation Methods 101 What Thyroid Conditions are Possible Indications for Ethanol or RFA Part 1 ? Ask your physicians if your thyroid nodule or tumor even cancer is a possible candidate for non-surgical outpatient ablation treatment.
- Thyroid and parathyroid mostly cystic nodules.Even in the USA all societies agree that ethanol ablation called PEI, percutaneous ethanol injection is the treatment of choice. It can be done without hospital surgery and for a few dollars compared to the $50,000 for surgery. It also will not make you hypothyroid and have to take thyroid for life.The complication rate is small compared to surgery and are mostly minor in nature. PEI can be done by trained interventional thyroidologistsIT ,and interventional radiologists IR. However the IR physicians tend to be related to hospitals and the fees will be inflated compared to doing it in a private office of an endocrinologists.
- Call Matt at 2310-393-8860 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for PEI details.
- Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU thyroidnosurgery.com