Management strategy for nerve damage during radiofrequency ablation of thyroid nodules. Dr.Guttler’s comments: Cold Dextrose injected as an emergency when the patient complains of hoarse voice can speed recovery. Of 17 patients who...More info
Safe Effective Treatment for Autonomously Functioning Thyroid Nodules AFTN, Without Radiation or Surgery. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. 411 AFTNs treated by thermal ablation in 391 patients in 14 studies. 2. TSH normalization was achieved in...More info
Spotlight on Dr.Guttler’s 2020 RFA Treatment Problems due to the Pandemic. After years waiting for FDA approval to use RFA for thyroid nodules it happened in 2018. Just when we were getting up to speed and doing 16 thyroid nodules the...More info
Spotlight on Dr.Guttler’s Career. After fellowship I opened his thyroid center in Santa Monica. After survey of the local hospital records for thyroid surgery he noted they took out many thyroid nodules that were benign. Only 5% were...More info
Spotlight on Dr.Guttler’s Career: Reported 3/7 of the first cases of thyroid disease caused by AIDS.
Pneumocystis carinii Thyroiditis Report of Three Cases and Review of the Literature Richard Guttler, MD; Peter A. Singer, MD Santa Monica thyroid Center 1 Keck /USC Medical School 2 Arch Intern Med. 1993;153(3):393-396...More info
Spotlight on Dr. Guttler’s Career. After the Army He Received a Two Year NIH Grant to Study Thyroidology. with Dr J.T.Nicoloff at LA County /USC Medical Center in Los Angeles
After returning from my drafted 2 years in the army, I returned to LAC/USC to complete my residency. I began working with my mentor Dr.Nicoloff in clinical and research thyroidology. With his help I received a 2 year NIH fellowship to study under...More info
SAT-LB77 Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation: A New Office Based Procedure for Endocrinologists Richard B Guttler, MD,FACE,FACP,ECNU Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 4, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2020, SAT-LB77...More info
Thyroid Microwave Ablation MWA of Thyroid Nodules: US-guided Microwave Ablation of Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Longer-Term Results of a Prospective Study Wen-Wen Yue et al The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: The days of all thyroid cancers going to the surgeon to have their thyroid removed is over.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: The days of all thyroid cancers going to the surgeon to have their thyroid removed is over. Case: A 35 Y/O male has evaluated for enlarged neck lymph nodes and during the evaluation a neck ultrasound found 2 micro nodules...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Thyroid RFA more effective than Laser Ablation. DR.Guttler’s Comments: 1. In conclusion of this study was that thyroid RFA achieved better volume reduction at six months than Laser. However, the success rate and...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation: A New Office Based Procedure for Endocrinologists May 2020 Journal of the Endocrine Society 4(Supplement_1) DOI: 10.1210/jendso/bvaa046.2033 License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Richard Guttler Recent FDA approval of...More info
Post Pandemic: Dr. Guttler and his Staff are Ready to Keep You Out of the Hospital. Thyroid Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol Ablation PEI are not hospital treatments. They are procedures done by endocrinologists with experience in intervetional...More info