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
The importance of being awake during the procedure is to be able to tell the operator that there is a problem. Recent paper by a group of surgeons and endocrinologists had his quote. “Patients also had additional mild conscious sedation...More info
Radiofrequency For Endocrinologists and Other Thyroid Physicians is my how to guide to using thyroid RF to enhance your office practice by adding this game changing procedure that will allow you to treat patients instead of referring them to...More info
Thyroid No Surgery For Thyroid, Parathyroid or Neck Cysts: Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol PEI are Treatments not Surgery.
Thyroid No Surgery For Thyroid, Parathyroid or Neck Cysts: Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol PEI are Treatments not Surgery. Yelp for business New review for Guttler Richard B MD 1328 16th St Santa Monica, CA 90404 5/17/2021 I went to Dr. Guttler...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
Dr.Guttler is Speaking at the 2nd International Thyroid Minimally Invasive Therapies in BarcelonaMore 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
AFTN and Toxic Nodules: Avoid Radioiodine Therapy has of risk of all-cause mortality. Consider Radiofrequency ablation RFA.
Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules AFTN and Toxic Nodules: Avoid Radioiodine Therapy RAI as it has risk of increased all-cause mortality. Consider Radiofrequency ablation RFA instead. DR. Guttler’s comments: They found no increased...More info
DR.Guttler’s comments: This is an excellent video by a surgeon on the risks of RFA for thyroid nodules. The thyroid sits surrounded by important structures including the trachea, recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) and vagus nerve, and common...More info