Thyroid Nodules and Goiters 101: No Surgery for Benign Goiter Nodules Simple Goiter: Not After All Need Surgery. Alternative to Eventual Surgery for Simple Nodular Goiters Frank Netter drawing of a simple nodular goiter Alternative to eventual...More info
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 101: The age of your primary physician knowing whats right for you about nodules and thyroid cancer is over.
Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 101: The age of your primary physician knowing whats right for you about nodules and thyroid cancer is over. The New Age of Patient Autonomy The Gatekeeper Role of the Primary Physician Must Change in 2018 JAMA...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Dr.Guttler’s Rule 2 to Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery. 2. There are alternatives to “full blown thyroidectomy and a lifetime of thyroid hormone therapy” ( quote from my patient) that I sent to Korea...More info
Thyroid Nodule 101: Patient Yelp Review of Massive Benign Thyroid Nodule Treated with Ethanol PEI and Radiofrequency RFA Ablation.
Dr.Guttler’s comments on this review of my treatment of an unusual patient with a massive goiter nodule. The size was a problem.Usual treatment for very large benign nodule is surgery. Patient was against removal and did not want to have to...More info
Recurrent Thyroid Cancer 101: How Ethanol Ablation PEI Can Save You from Another Hospital Stay for a Repeat Neck Dissection Thyroid Surgery.
Recurrent Thyroid Cancer 101: How Ethanol Ablation PEI Can Save You from Another Hospital Stay for a Repeat Neck Dissection Thyroid Surgery. Thyroid cancer in Lymph nodes in the neck are local spread not distant spread. You have several options...More info
Thyroid MicroCancer 101: TCCC Member Richard Guttler’s Non-Surgical Options. Focus of practice is to find alternative methods to prevent unnecessary thyroid surgery. First was needle biopsies to decrease surgery on benign nodules, then...More info
For Patients For Physicians For Researchers Richard B. Guttler, MD SPECIALTY: Endocrinology TELEPHONE: 310-393-8860 About Dr. Guttler Doctor Guttler is a clinical thyroidologist and interventional radiologist who practices in Los Angeles...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: The Scarlet Letter Big C Tattoo to the Blue Letter b tattoo. Looks like Papillary Thyroid Cancer but it is Not Cancer.
Thyroid Cancer 101: Looks like Papillary thyroid Cancer but it is Not Cancer. The Scarlet Letter Big C Tattoo to the Blue Letter b tattoo. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 31 rules to live by to avoid lifetime thyroid cancer diagnosis. 1.Thyroid...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: Maybe not everything! Dr.Guttler’s comments: Limited information in this article. 1.A thyroid nodule should not be removed if it proves to be benign by cytology and molecular marker testing. 2. Indeterminate biopsy...More info
Small Thyroid Cancers 101: Thyroid Micro-Cancers: They all don’t need Thyroid Surgery Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Virtually everyone will develop small thyroid nodules (less than 1 cm in size) that can be detected by ultrasound by the...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: What to Expect After the Surgery. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: 1.In general it is well tolerated. 2.However, there are some things that everyone can expect with any type of thyroid surgery. 3.You will experience some...More info
Thyroid Surgery 101: What you need to know before you consent to have thyroid surgery DR.Guttler’s comments on thyroid surgery You have a diagnosis of thyroid cancer. You have a nodule that has been properly evaluate and is high risk for...More info