Patient’s comments after my thyroid consultation for her very large Goiter. “You were the most professional Dr. I have ever seen. You were able to do all the tests quickly and spent a lot of time making sure everything was done...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Champion of Less Treatment for Low Risk Thyroid Cancer. Endocrine Society Outstanding Scholar 2018 Ian Hay Ian Hay is my role model. He has been a strong voice in getting the physicians to decrease the treatment needed for low...More info
Thyroid Goiter and Nodules 101: What you need to Know Part Two: Treatment alternatives. Most small goiters without symptoms or nodules do not need treatment if there is no associated hypothyroidism from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Goiters...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Cold Dextrose infusion Helps Recovery from nerve damage during thyroid RFA for benign thyroid nodules.
DRt.Guttler’s comments: THyroid RFA is safe with few serious complications out of thousands of patient treatments. 1. 17 patients had issues with nerves during thyroid RFA. 2. If there were issues during the Procedure cold dextrose...More info
Thyroid No surgery 101:Radiofrequency ablation RFA for benign thyroid nodules according to different US features: an Italian multicentre prospective study.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Dr. Guttler’s comments: 1. 340 patients with solid benign nodules. 2. 21 ml volume decreased to 6 ml by 12 months. 3. Spongiform nodules responded the best with 76 % reduction. 4. Other patterns decreased less at ...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Thyroid Cystic Disease Can be Treated Without Surgery in my Office by PEI. Ethanol Ablation PEI is the treatment of Choice. How many times will you have it drained and refuse surgery before you come to see me for PEI? Case...More info
What you need to know about when to get help from outside consultants before surgery. Dr.Guttler’s opinion: When there is a question about if you need a thyroid ultrasound. Doing one when it was not indicated can cause you to get a biopsy...More info
Thyroid Surgery Readmission Database: 23,000 thyroid surgeries in 2014 The indications for the surgeries were too broad. Benign thyroid nodules causing symptoms should not have surgery with less invasive alternatives exist in 2019. Cystic and...More info
Cancer No More Surgery: Ethanol Ablation PEI Ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol ablation of neck nodal metastases in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma Most patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) present with disease confined to...More info
DR.Guttler’s Published Video on PEI for thyroid cysts and cancer lymph node VideoEndocrinologyVol. 1, No. 2 Percutaneous Ethanol Injection for Thyroid Cancer Neck Nodal Recurrences and Thyroid and Parathyroid Cysts Richard Bruce Guttler...More info
September 25, 2017 Meet Richard Guttler of Santa Monica Thyroid Ablation Center VoyageLA Staff Share Tweet Pin Today we’d like to introduce you to Richard Guttler. Thanks for sharing your story with us Richard. So, let’s start at the beginning...More info