RFA vs Microwave ablation in thyroid nodules. Large #16 gauge antenna used in MWA. Too long, thick and bulky to be used by most endocrinologists . Small short 7cm #19 gauge electrode for work in the neck. DR.Guttler’s comments...More info
2nd International Meeting on Thyroid Ultrasound Guided, Minimally Invasive Therapies January, Fri-Sat 21-22, 2022 – Barcelona, Spain First-class experts will chair outstanding speakers who will present the state-of-the-art of all...More info
Patient with a Large Neck Cyst with Choking and Pressure Symptoms. Told to Have Surgery. The patient refused surgery and sought alternative treatment. 35Y/O M with 6 months of progressive neck symptoms. Examination of the neck only found a soft...More info
High-intensity focused ultrasound ablation as a treatment for benign thyroid diseases: the present and future.
High-intensity focused ultrasound ablation as a treatment for benign thyroid diseases: the present and future. Dr.Guttler’s Comments. 1. The fact that it does not require insertion of a needle into the target makes HIFU a truly non-invasive...More info
Micro-papillary thyroid cancer treated with Microwave ablation. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: 1. 168/311 underwent microwave ablation (MWA). 143 had surgery. 2. Even though the cancers were small they need extensive hydrodissection during...More info
Quality of Life for Patients with Micro-Papillary Thyroid Cancer MPTC. Endocrine Practice 26(12) December 2020 1451-57 Nakamura T. et al Dr.Guttler’s comments They only compared immediate surgery vs active surveillance. 347 low risk MPTC...More info
Large Thyroid Nodules Have a Low Risk of Cancer. Why do Surgeons Rush off to Surgery When Radiofrequency Ablation RFA is Safe and is Minimally Invasive.
Large Thyroid Nodules Have a Low Risk of Cancer. Why do Surgeons Rush off to Surgery When Radiofrequency Ablation RFA is Safe and is Minimally Invasive. Article: The risk of Thyroid Cancer with Large Nodules 3 cm or larger is Low. Endocrine...More info
Not All Cysts in Or Near the Thyroid are Thyroid Cysts: Non-Functioning Parathyroid Cysts and Functioning Parathyroid Adenomasa
DR.Guttler’s comments: Parathyroid cysts are best treated with ethanol ablation. Cystic parathyroid adenomas with a solid component can be treated best with radiofrequency ablation as the cyst fluid defuses the heat production as the solid...More info
Thyroid No Surgery for Small Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Minimally Invasive Radiofrequency Ablation and Keep Your Thyroid gland.
Thyroid No Surgery for Small Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Minimally Invasive Radiofrequency Ablation RFA and Keep Your Thyroid gland. Case Report: 38 Y/O with incidental finding when an enlarged lymph node was found during a routine examination. The...More info
Novel Approach for Treating Autonomously Functioning Thyroid Nodules with Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation.
DR.Guttler’s Comments: Excellent review of the use of thyroid RFA for AFTNs. In place of radioiodine radiation or thyroid surgery, RFA is the treatment of choice for selected patients. A complete evaluation to see if RFA is right for you...More info
Thyroid No Surgery’s Blog is the number one place to learn about your options when presented with a thyroid diagnosis your physicians say can only be treated by thyroid surgery.
Thyroid No Surgery’s Blog is the number one place to learn about your options when presented with a thyroid diagnosis your physicians say can only be treated by thyroid surgery. My blog and website are listed a top site for thyroid...More info
Thyroid Center of Santa Monica Named to 2020 Top Thyroid Blog, Website and Influencers. One of the few only true thyroid physician driven websites and blog. thyroid.com. American thyroid association thyroid.org is one of the others. Thyroid...More info