Playing Defense From the Start: Know The Thyroid Neighborhood. Richard Guttler MD Interventional Thyroidologist Dr.Guttler’s Lecture on May 8th in Irvine California to future thyroid physicians during a workshop with cadavers and models...More info
Since 2013 Dr.Guttler has Been the First US Thyroidologist to Have Experience Learning and Teaching Thyroid RF to Thyroid Physicians.
Since 2013 Dr.Guttler has Been the First US Thyroidologist to Have Experience Learning and Teaching Thyroid RF to Thyroid Physicians. In 2018 he finally began treating patients after late FDA approval. Image is of Dr.Guttler treating a patient of...More info
RGS Health’s Rudy Garay held a RFA introduction workshop for 8 thyroid physicians in Irvine California
RGS Healthcare’s Rudy Garay held a RFA introduction workshop for 8 thyroid physicians in Irvine California in May 8th. 8 thyroid physicians were present for lectures by Kathleen Hands and Richard Guttler followed by two workshops. One was a...More info
No Country for Aggressive Operators: Do No Harm When Treating Thyroid Patients with Radiofrequency Ablation RFA
No Country for Aggressive Operators: Do No Harm When Treating Patients with Benign Thyroid nodule with Radiofrequency Ablation RFA. It takes years of experience to go for total ablation of large thyroid nodules. The risk of injury increases with...More info
Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Positive Thyroid Antibodies associated with less lymph node and extra-thyroidal extension and better prognosis.
Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Positive Thyroid Antibodies associated with less lymph node and extra-thyroidal extension and better prognosis. DR. Guttler’s Comments: Study of 4000 patients that had thyroid surgery. 3000 were diagnosed...More info
DR.Guttler’s comments: This is an excellent video by a surgeon on the risks of RFA for thyroid nodules. The thyroid sits surrounded by important structures including the trachea, recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) and vagus nerve, and common...More info
Thyroid Cancer No Surgery: Patient Reaction to the diagnosis of possible or definite thyroid cancer.
Patient Reaction to the diagnosis of possible or definite thyroid cancer. Thyroid 31(4)2021 S.Pitt et al DR.Guttler’s comments: 85 patients interviewed before thyroid surgery. Many had 1 cm nodules. Initial shock anxiety, fear, and strong...More info
Benign Thyroid Nodules For Alternative Treatment with Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation: A Call for Patients.
Thyroid RFA is now approved for treatment of thyroid nodules in the USA I am doing a study with 80 patients for safety and effectiveness to be done in an endocrine office practice.Thousands of patients in Europe and Asia have had...More info
Case Finding Screening of First Degree Relatives of Patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. THYROID Published Online: 19 Mar 2021 https://doi.org/10.1089/thy.2020.0213 Familial Risk of Hashimoto’s ThyroiditisAmong First-Degree Relatives: A...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Comments; Overview of DLBCL diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and MALT Lymphoma (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma ). All other types are rare in the thyroid. Lymphoma Prevalence DLBCL, > 50% MALT (10–23%) Clinical...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: A Rare Thyroid Lymphoma Presents with Enlarging Goiter After Years of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis CHT
Thyroid No Surgery: Rare Thyroid Lymphoma Presents with Enlarging Goiter After Years of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis CHT Dr.Guttler’s comments: In 46 years of my thyroidology practice I have diagnosed only a few thyroid lymphomas in my...More info
Effectiveness of Injecting Cold 5% Dextrose into Patients with Nerve Damage Symptoms during Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation.
DR.Guttler’s Comments 1. This article explains the need for standby ice cold 5% dextrose during RFA treatments for thyroid nodules and cancer. 2. Aborting the treatment at the first sign of voice change and injection of dextrose can...More info