Fewer complications. Shorter recovery time Quick return to normal work and leisure activities. Preserves your thyroid function. No life long thyroid medication. No general anesthesia Local only. No hospital admission. No surgical scar. No...More info
Just like general surgery for thyroid nodules and cancer, hospital based surgeons are now pushing general RFA for thyroid nodules. The general stands for general anesthesia with or without nerve monitoring. The alternative is outpatient thyroid...More info
A Proven Outpatient Procedure Done Under Local is Moved To Costly Inpatient Setting with General Anesthesia and Nerve Monitoring.
Costly General anesthesia for Thyroid Nodule RFA Ablation. Now add another expense with continuous intraoperative neuromonitoring CIONM. AM J. Surg C.Sinclair et al Nov 2020 Dr Guttler’s comments: To justify the use of a general with the...More info
Why Wait to Treat Your Benign Nodule Out of Fear of Surgery? Ethanol and Radiofrequency Ablation Our Both Available Now
At least 2-4 times a year patients present with extremely large Goiter nodules. They have seen many endocrinologists and surgeons before me.They claim for different reasons not to want surgery even though all the prior physicians told them to...More info
Benign Symptomatic Thyroid Nodules BSTN Treatment with Ethanol or Radiofrequency Ablations had Improved Their Quality of Life QoL.
Dr.Guttler’s comments: QoL was evaluated using a thyroid-specific QoL questionnaire consisting of 11 scales with multiple-choice answers. Nodule characteristics and QoL were evaluated at diagnosis and 1, 6, and 12 months after treatment...More info
The treatment you have postponed due to the pandemic is available now. Ethanol ablation for thyroid parathyroid and other neck cysts, and Radiofrequency ablation for benign thyroid nodules, small papillary thyroid cancers and follicular...More info
The use of PET/CT in follicular neoplasms has been shown to sort out two groups. 28 / 86 patients with FN had PET/CT imaging. 6/28 had high SUV max of >5. and sent to surgery. 22/28 had low SUV max> 5. All 22 had thyroid RF ablation. 12 month...More info
A 5 year study by Ha on 10 patients with FN <2 cm found RFA safe and effective in these neoplasms. 8/10 the nodule total ablation. No recurrences at 5 years. Call me for a consultation if you want information if RFA is right for you.We are...More info
Thermal ablation plus RAI has been used in Large toxic nodules. ( Mader A et al Int J. Hyperthermia 2017 3 (8) 895-904. The size reduction and relief of symptoms was noted with return of euthyroid status. Combined therapy can reduce the number of...More info
Three Private Thyroid Physicians Cover the USA From coast to coast in doing Thyroid Ablations with Ethanol and Radiofrequency.
As private endocrinologists, we treat our patients with ethanol and RF ablation for cysts,benign nodules and small papillary thyroid cancers instead of active surveillance or surgery. The procedure is done in our treatment room in our office. We...More info
Relieving symptoms and correcting the cosmetic problem is the goal.The treatment of a benign condition with surgery or RFA should have very low serious complications. I consider the loss of a patient’s normal voice for 6 months serious...More info