Dr.Guttler’s comments: Many patients have a fear of radiation and also have misgivings about thyroid surgery. For those patients RFA is an excellent alternative. RFA remains a valid second-line option for AFTN treatment in case of...More info
Inoperable Symptomatic Recurrent Thyroid Cancers: Preliminary Result of Radiofrequency Ablation Dr.Guttler’s comments: Thyroid RFA is usually for benign thyroid nodules and small primary micro-papillary thyroid cancers. However, it is also...More info
Implications of RFA for patients undergoing thyroid surgery form benign disease in the USA. Surgery 2021 Kim et al July 22 2021 The number of patients who had thyroid surgery in this study who were eligible for alternative RFA therapy was...More info
What are Your options when your surgeon refuses to listen to your desire to avoid surgery with thyroid cancer?
Check out alternative minimally invasion procedures by checking the internet. Consider getting an outside opinion. If your surgeon is refuses to listen to you, you can insist your case be presented to the hospital tumor board. The board has other...More info
Dr.Guttler will be going on vacation from September 20-30 2021 and sabbatical for November 15 to December 15 2021. The 17 patients waiting for treatment in my office can save money by coming in before September 20th or during September 30th to...More info
LeClair K, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2021;doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4804. DR.Guttler’s Comments: Women should be aware that many of these small thyroid cancers that come to attention in the absence of symptoms or evidence of...More info