Nodule AFTN Treatment with radiofrequency ablation RFA vs Radioiodine therapy RAI. DR.Guttler’s comments: The RAI group had patients develop hypothyroidism needing life time thyroid hormone replacement. 5/25 patients developed clinical...More info
Thyroid No Surgery or Radiation for Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules: Radiofrequency Ablation is the treatment of choice in 2021.
Thyroid No Surgery or Radiation for Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules AFTN: Radiofrequency Ablation should be the treatment of choice in 2021. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Until recently the treatment for toxic or AFTN’s was surgery or...More info
Thyroid No Radioactive Iodine: Novel Approach for Treating Autonomously Functioning Thyroid Nodules AFTN or Toxic nodules with Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation.
DR.Guttler’s Comments: Image of an AFTN with “hot uptake on thyroid imaging. Excellent review of the use of thyroid RFA for AFTNs. In place of radioiodine radiation or thyroid surgery, RFA is the treatment of choice for...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