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
Dr.Guttler’s Comments. Indian Study of 10 patients with the use of RFA for parathyroid adenoma instead of surgery. 9/10 no complications.1/10 had transient hoarseness for 3 weeks. Conclusion was radiofrequency ablation of parathyroid...More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments: Not much can go wrong but here is a summary. Unlike the hospital, my patients are watched post RFA for 30-45 minutes while they are checked for any symptoms. They can return to work but no heavy lifting or exercise...More info
Alternative to surgery? Xinyang Li, et al Endocrine Practice Article July 23 2021. DR.Guttler’s comments: 25 patients who were treated with RFA for pHPT in this report. 21/25 had normal PTH at 6 months. Minor complications of neck pain and...More info
In 2013 Richard Guttler began the training and use of thyroid RFA for thyroid nodules in Italy. He returned and began using 3 different RFA systems to begin to understand how RFA could help his thyroid patients with benign nodules avoid surgery...More info
Playing Defense From the Start: Know The Thyroid Neighborhood Richard Guttler MD Interventional Thyroidologist
Playing Defense From the Start: Know The Thyroid Neighborhood. Richard Guttler MD Interventional Thyroidologist Dr.Guttler’s Lecture on May 8th in Irvine California to future thyroid physicians during a workshop with cadavers and models...More info
Since 2013 Dr.Guttler has Been the First US Thyroidologist to Have Experience Learning and Teaching Thyroid RF to Thyroid Physicians.
Since 2013 Dr.Guttler has Been the First US Thyroidologist to Have Experience Learning and Teaching Thyroid RF to Thyroid Physicians. In 2018 he finally began treating patients after late FDA approval. Image is of Dr.Guttler treating a patient of...More info
No Country for Aggressive Operators: Do No Harm When Treating Thyroid Patients with Radiofrequency Ablation RFA
No Country for Aggressive Operators: Do No Harm When Treating Patients with Benign Thyroid nodule with Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. It takes years of experience to go for total ablation of large thyroid nodules. The risk of injury increases with...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
Questions: What conditions are treated with thyroid RFA?More info