Thyroid Biopsy 101: Endocrinologists are better at adequacy than radiologists. 5% of biopsies done by radiologists are inadequate and patients need rebiopsy.The first biopsy should have been done by an endocrinologist to save patients for a...More info
Professor Jung Hwan Baek’s Textbook on Thyroid RFA for Nodules and Cancer: A Review Dr.Guttler’s Review: Professor Baek’s 40 page test just released on the internet is a concise work covering the history, physics...More info
Thyroid Nodules No Surgery: 3-5 years after Thyroid Ethanol PEI or Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Benign thyroid nodules in 2019 do not need to be treated by invasive thyroid surgery. 2. Cystic nodules > 50%...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Don’t Let The Surgeon’s Use of the Word “CANCER” Scare You into Surgery When Surgery is Unnecessary.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Don’t Let The Surgeon’s Use of the Word “CANCER” Scare You into Surgery When Surgery is Unnecessary. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: People more likely to want unnecessary surgery if word...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation RFA of Thyroid Nodules: It is getting ready for primetime in the USA but still needs FDA approval, clinical trials and reimbursement codes.
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation RFA of Thyroid Nodules: It is getting ready for primetime in the USA but still needs FDA approval, clinical trials and reimbursement codes. Yes we are getting close with two centers beginning to treat cash paying...More info
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst 101: Ethanol Ablation Therapy PEI for Adults and Children. The standard therapy for TGD cyst is surgery. However there may be patients who do not want surgery. There is an example of another reason to have PEI and that is...More info
Hashimoto’s ( CHT ) Nodules and Thyroid Cancer 101: Increased Risk with Nodules in CHT. Goiter in CHT which could harbor a thyroid cancer. Read below. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: 1. CHT can make...More info
Benign Tumor Mimics Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor (HTT ) of the Thyroid. Pre-op Diagnosis by Genomic Marker Saves Total Thyroidectomy.
Benign Tumor Mimics Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor (HTT ) of the Thyroid. Pre-op Diagnosis by Genomic Marker Saves Total Thyroidectomy. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: When a nodule looks like papillary cancer on USG...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: Just like Real Estate Location,Location,Location. DR.Guttler’s Comments: The thyroid nodule location within the thyroid gland can be a predictor of a thyroid cancer nodule. Zhang F et al in Endo Practice 25(2)...More info
Thyroid Internet Quackery 101: Avoid Dr.Brian Coker’s and his Wife’s False Promise to Reverse Thyroid Conditions. Cell Damage Home Test Kit + Results Walk-Thru $197 Normally $255.00 Simple Urine Test Immediate Results Free shipping in...More info
Massive Thyroid Cystic Nodular Goiter in 2019. Left Massive thyroid cystic nodule Patient had a biopsy and after massive amount of fluid ( 725 ml) was removed with still a very soft residual solid amount left. Fluid removed was equal to 73 10 ml...More info
Thyroid Diseases 101: A Patient’s List Dr.Guttler’s comments: The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ that sits in the front of the neck. It makes thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). Hyperthyroidism is one of...More info