Micro-papillary Thyroid Cancer Treatment Options: 1.Surgery 2. Active Surveillance AS 3. RFA Ablation. Alternative #3 RFA without surgery or AS. Biopsy positive micro-papillary at 4.4 mm and 0.036 ml. Method # 3 RFA Case: 37 Y/O male...More info
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
Dr.Guttler’s comments; 1. Advances in core needle biopsy (CNB) have led to the use of spring-activated single- or double-action needles in thyroid nodule diagnosis. In addition, widespread use of high-resolution US enables accurate...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
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
US-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation for Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Efficacy and Safety in a Large Population
US-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation for Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Efficacy and Safety in a Large Population. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Small papillary thyroid cancers <1.5 cm are biopsied on occasion when US changes suggest...More info
Radiofrequency Ablation Case Study: Use of Thyroid RFA for Palliative Treatment for Thyroid Cancers. What to do with a patient with cystic micro-papillary cancer with the only good recurrent nerve on the side of the cancer after childhood heart...More info
First USA Endocrinologist’s Posted Abstract On Thyroid RFA for thyroid Nodules done in their office without sedation. Study was delayed by the pandemic but early 3 month results are very promising. How two endocrinologists are leading the...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation Course Santa Monica Thyroid Center Richard Guttler MD,FACE,ECNU Interventional Thyroidologist www.thyroid.com Radiofrequency Thyroid Tumor Ablation Workshop For Endocrinologists...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Dr. Guttler’s Lecture on Thyroid RFA. This is an introduction to my Lecture Video that showcases Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation done by endocrinologists in their own offices without the need for hospitals or imaging...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation is Not Just First Line Treatment for Benign Thyroid Nodules.
Thyroid No Surgery: Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation is Not Just First Line Treatment for Benign Thyroid Nodules. Now add Micropapillary Thyroid Cancer. New 5 year study of RFA for micropallary thyroid cancers USGRFA versus Surgery for low...More info
Patient Education Video From Honor Graduate of My Master’s Class in Interventional Thyroidology Kathleen Hands.
Dr.Guttler’s comments: Dr.Hands was one of the first endocrinologist to take my master’s class in interventional thyroidology. I am proud of my fellow interventional thyroidologist who left the university to strike out on her own...More info