Efficacy and Safety of Thyroid RFA for autonomous functioning thyroid nodules AFTN. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 411 AFTNs treated by thermal ablation in 391 patients in 14 studies. TSH normalization was achieved in 71.2% of...More info
Nodule AFTN Treatment with radiofrequency ablation RFA vs Radioiodine therapy RAI. DR.Guttler’s comments: The RAI group had patients develop hypothyroidism needing life time thyroid hormone replacement. 5/25 patients developed clinical...More info
Thyroid No Surgery or Radiation for Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules: Radiofrequency Ablation is the treatment of choice in 2021.
Thyroid No Surgery or Radiation for Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules AFTN: Radiofrequency Ablation should be the treatment of choice in 2021. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Until recently the treatment for toxic or AFTN’s was surgery or...More info
Effectiveness of Injecting Cold 5% Dextrose into Patients with Nerve Damage Symptoms during Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation.
DR.Guttler’s Comments 1. This article explains the need for standby ice cold 5% dextrose during RFA treatments for thyroid nodules and cancer. 2. Aborting the treatment at the first sign of voice change and injection of dextrose can...More info
In 2021 even the Acadermic Surgeons are Considering Thyroid RFA for thyroid nodules instead of surgery!
In 2021 even the Academic Surgeons are Considering Thyroid RFA for thyroid nodules in stead of surgery. Ralph Tufano, M.B.A., M.D. His quote off the Johns Hopkins Website. “A newer alternative that the doctor can use to treat benign nodules...More info
Interventional Thyroidologist: They are the ones to find a way to prevent unnecessary surgery for thyroid and neck cysts and solid toxic nodules and cancer lymph nodes with ethanol ablation PEI. Treat benign thyroid nodules with either ethanol if...More info
Benign thyroid nodules treatment using percutaneous laser ablation (PLA) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
Dr.Guttler’s comments on this article. In the hands of this expert operators thyroid PLA and RFA give equal results. However, in the US thyroid PLA is a new procedure. I have 6 years experience with thyroid RFA and it has been approved...More info
Thyroid.Com and Dr.Guttler’s Thyroid Blog: The Major Influencers of Public Opinion on Minimally Invasive Procedures To Treat Thyroid Nodules and Cancer.
Thyroid.Com and Thyroid Blog: The Major Influencers of Public Opinion on Minimally Invasive Procedures To Treat Thyroid Nodules and Cancer. 1. A search for expert interventional endocrinologist my website came in 3 and 5 on the first search...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation is the New Procedure the Local Surgeons Think Will Save Their Practice. Beware of Start Up Hospital Thyroid RFA Centers in Your Area.
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation is the New Procedure that Local Surgeons Think Will Save Their Practice. Beware of Start Up Hospital Thyroid RFA Centers in Your Area. Also many physicians use RFA for other conditions such as veins and pain...More info
What Is Interventional Thyroidology? Interventional thyroidology is an emerging field that uses percutaneous (i.e. through the skin), image-guided procedures to treat thyroid diseases. Interventional thyroidology uses less invasive techniques...More info
What are the causes of incomplete RFA ablation of benign thyroid nodules BTN? DR.Guttler’s comments: 69 BTNs (mean volume 6.35±5.66 ml, range 1.00–25.04 ml) confirmed by fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in fifty-four patients were...More info