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
Spotlight on Dr.Guttler’s Career. After fellowship I opened his thyroid center in Santa Monica. After survey of the local hospital records for thyroid surgery he noted they took out many thyroid nodules that were benign. Only 5% were...More info
Thyroid Microwave Ablation MWA of Thyroid Nodules: US-guided Microwave Ablation of Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Longer-Term Results of a Prospective Study Wen-Wen Yue et al The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism...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
Parathyroid Radiofrequency Ablation (PRFA) for Parathyroid Adenoma: Less expensive than surgery or medical treatment.
Parathyroid Radiofrequency Ablation PRFA for Parathyroid Adenoma PTA: Less expensive than surgery or medical treatment. Several studies have shown that PRFA is an alternative to parathyroid surgery or medical treatment. The cost of parathyroid...More info
Google Rank for Thyroid Procedures and Specialists. Endocrinologist treating parathyroid adenoma with radiofrequency ablation in his office. First page atNumber 2 out of 250,000 results. parathyroid adenoma in red with dextrose hydrodissection...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: The days of all thyroid cancers going to the surgeon to have their thyroid removed is over.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: The days of all thyroid cancers going to the surgeon to have their thyroid removed is over. Case: A 35 Y/O male has evaluated for enlarged neck lymph nodes and during the evaluation a neck ultrasound found 2 micro nodules...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Thyroid RFA more effective than Laser Ablation. DR.Guttler’s Comments: 1. In conclusion of this study was that thyroid RFA achieved better volume reduction at six months than Laser. However, the success rate and...More info
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation: A New Office Based Procedure for Endocrinologists May 2020 Journal of the Endocrine Society 4(Supplement_1) DOI: 10.1210/jendso/bvaa046.2033 License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Richard Guttler Recent FDA approval of...More info
Post Pandemic: Dr. Guttler and his Staff are Ready to Keep You Out of the Hospital. Thyroid Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol Ablation PEI are not hospital treatments. They are procedures done by endocrinologists with experience in intervetional...More info
Parathyroid No Surgery: Radiofrequency RFA Parathyroid Adenoma PTA Ablation. The PTA is located near the recurrent nerve and carotid. The procedure is based on moving the PTA away from this area before the ablation. Surgery is the...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