Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 101: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Instead of Surgery. Is It Safe? The Answer is Yes. Dr. Guttler’s comments on this article. Strong recommendation for thyroid RFA for benign thyroid nodules with symptoms or...More info
Thyroid Cancer No More Surgery 101: Treatment #1 Ethanol Ablation of Recurrent Cancer Lymph Nodes. Ethanol injection Percutaneous ethanol Injection Method ( PEI ) Percutaneous ethanol injection for patients with metastatic lymph nodes is gaining...More info
Hypothyroid 101: Milk Ingestion Decreases Absorption of Your Thyroid Medication. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: 1. Many foods and medications, including calcium supplements, can interfere with thyroid pill absorption. 2. Cow’s milk, a common...More info
Hypothyroid Treatment 101: Does Changing the Dose of T4 to Varying TSH levels Effect Mood,Cognition or Quality of Life Q of L ? The Answer is No.
Hypothyroid Treatment 101: Does Changing the Dose of T4 to Varying TSH levels Effect Mood,Cognition or Quality of Life Q of L ? The Answer is No. JCEM May 2018 103 (5) 1997-2008 Samuels M.H. et al Comments on this article by Dr.Guttler...More info
Thyroid Disease 101: Hepatitis C Patients: Dr. Guttler’s Comments: Diabetes and thyroid are common in Hep C patients. Autoimmune link with the Hepatitis virus. 2833 (21.1%)/13,402 Hep C patients had hypothyroidism. 466, 3.5%/ Hep C...More info
Hiroko ‘Kitty’ Markland, 83 BELMONT — On June 8, 2018, Heaven received another angel. Hiroko Markland, Belmont, took the journey to Heaven’s Gate, passing peacefully after a brief illness. Her friends knew her as “Kitty”, and to us she was Mom...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Ultrasound Findings That Result in Poor Response to Radiofrequency Ablation RFA
Thyroid Nodules 101: Ultrasound and Other Findings That Result in Poor Response to Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. Volume changes are not significant if < 13% or < 7% diameter. Ill-defined margins make sizing difficult. Extrinsic factors...More info
Cystic Thyroid/Parathyroid Nodules 101: The Patient Must Refuse Surgery for This Easily Treated Condition with Out Patient Ethanol Ablation.
Cystic Thyroid/Parathyroid Nodules 101: The Patient Must Refuse Surgery for This Easily Treated Condition with Outpatient Ethanol Ablation PEI. Series showing treatment of this thyroid cyst with ethanol. Massive symptomatic thyroid cyst before...More info
Medullary Thyroid Cancer 101: Shari Kagermeier Drops Out of Mayoral Race. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: 1. She has metastatic medullary thyroid MCT cancer stage four. 2. MCT is a rare thyroid cancer (only 5% of all thyroid cancers.) 3. The...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Children and Teenagers: Dr. Guttler’s comments: Thyroid cancer is the third most common solid tumor cancer type in children. Thyroid cancer represents only 1% to 1.5% of cancers in kids. Of all cases of thyroid cancer...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Effects of Fukushima Continue to Grow. Dr. Guttler’s Comments: 160 children have thyroid cancer. Still not sure if it was caused by the disaster. Ongoing sweeps of the area seeking for cases begin again in April 2019...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Molecular thyroid tests Can Save Unnecessary Surgeries. Dr. Guttler’s comments on this article: Bravo Mark and Hossein A great summary of the recent developments. Molecular testing for thyroid cancer can reduce...More info