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
Thyroid No Surgery or Observation (Active Surveillance) for Small Papillary Thyroid Cancers (PTMC): Radiofrequency Ablation is a safe alternative. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: 1. 503 low-risk PTMCs in 470 patients treated by thermal ablation from...More info
Google Search for Interventional Thyroidologists treating patients in his office with ethanol PEI and radiofrequency ablation RFA
Google Search for Interventional Thyroidologists treating patients in his office with ethanol PEI and radiofrequency ablation RFA. Dr.Richard Guttler was listed 6 out of 10 times on the first google search page out of 40,700 results (0.48...More info
Ethanol Ablation of a thyroid cyst and a recurrent cancer in a neck lymph node. Dr.Guttler’s published video article in American Thyroid Association’s video-endocrinology journal.More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments: In addition to thyroid, parathyroid and thyroglossal cysts we add brancial cleft cysts as treatment of choice with ethanol ablation therapy. We show 2 articles using ethanol ablation. Call Alicia for details at...More info
Why Thyroid Micropapillary thyroid cancer will be treated with radiofrequency RFA instead of Surgery or Active Surveillance.
Thyroid Cancer No surgery 101: Why Thyroid Micropapillary thyroid cancer will be treated with radiofrequency RFA instead of Surgery or Active Surveillance AS in 2020. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. AS has gained acceptance out side of Japan. 2...More info
PTA No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency Ablation RFA for Parathyroid Adenoma PTA. Inferior parathyroid adenoma is the most common location and is the best for RF ablation using Dextrose microdissection before the ablation. Dr.Guttler’s Comments...More info
Thyroid Cancer and Radiofrequency Ablation RF 101: Why Active Surveillance is Not an Attractive Alternative to Surgery.
Thyroid Cancer and Radiofrequency Ablation 101: Why Active Surveillance AS is Not an the most attractive alternative to Surgery to US cancer patients. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Efforts to increase AS adoption in the U.S. should focus on...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequeny Ablation of a Symptomatic Benign thyroid Nodule. Now that RFA is FDA approved there has been a flood of calls for this surgical alternative. Typical patient from yesterday who has explored alternatives and has decided to not...More info
What Micro-papillary thyroid cancers are candidates for radiofrequency ablation instead of surgery or active surveillance?
What Micro-papillary thyroid cancers are candidates for radiofrequency ablation RFA instead of surgery or active surveillance? The vast majority of these small low risk cancers are able to be ablated with RFA. Several exceptions exists. Even...More info
Thyroid Nodules No Surgery: FDA Approved Radiofrequency Ablation of Thyroid Nodules Available At Santa Monica Thyroid Center
Thyroid Nodules No Surgery FDA Approved Radiofrequency Ablation of Thyroid Nodules Available At Santa Monica Thyroid Center After 5 years involved in development and training of physicians in RFA for thyroid nodules, Dr.Richard Guttler begins...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Radiofrequency ablation RFA of thyroid nodules at 4 years. Dr.Guttler’s Comments. 126 thyroid nodules treated by RFA were followed for 4 years. Nodules decreased 93% from 10 ml to < 1 ml. Cosmetic scores also...More info