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
Thyroid Micro-Papillary Cancer: There is a Third Option to Surgery or Observation and Ultrasounds. Radiofrequency Ablation RFA.
Thyroid Micro-Papillary Cancer: There is a Third Option to Surgery or Observation and Ultrasounds AS. RFA Dr.Guttler’s comments, Patients start AS and drop out to have surgery, fail to return for ultrasounds in 25% of the cases started on...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Beware of Physicians Ordering Unnecessary Thyroid Ultrasounds and Biopsies.Ultrasound
Thyroid No Surgery: Beware of Physicians Ordering Unnecessary Thyroid Ultrasounds and Biopsies. Dr.Guttler’s comments: Thyroid ultrasound is not a screening test. It is a test that is used when there are indications. Family history of...More info
Interventional Thyroidologist: They are the ones to find a way to prevent unnecessary surgery for thyroid and neck cysts and solid toxic nodules and cancer lymph nodes with ethanol ablation PEI. Treat benign thyroid nodules with either ethanol if...More info
What Is Interventional Thyroidology? Interventional thyroidology is an emerging field that uses percutaneous (i.e. through the skin), image-guided procedures to treat thyroid diseases. Interventional thyroidology uses less invasive techniques...More info
Large Benign Thyroid Cyst Treated by Ethanol Ablation PEI. The patient refused surgery for this very large thyroid cyst. 64 ml cyst had 30 cc Cyst fluid removed and a cutting needle biopsy was done of the cyst capsule. It was a benign colloid...More info
Too Many Thyroid Biopsies Result in Too Many Thyroid Surgeries: What To Do About? DR.Guttler’s comments: The prevalence of thyroid nodules in the general population is high. At least half of those biopsied prove to be benign. Ultrasound...More info
Hashimoto Thyroiditis Effect 0n Thyroid Nodule Cytology and Risk of Thyroid Cancer Dr.Guttler’s comments: A prospective of cohort analysis of 9851 consecutive patients with 21,397 nodules ≥1 cm who underwent nodule evaluation between 1995...More info
Large Thyroid Nodules Have a Low Risk of Cancer. Why do Surgeons Rush off to Surgery When Radiofrequency Ablation RFA is Safe and is Minimally Invasive.
Large Thyroid Nodules Have a Low Risk of Cancer. Why do Surgeons Rush off to Surgery When Radiofrequency Ablation RFA is Safe and is Minimally Invasive. Article: The risk of Thyroid Cancer with Large Nodules 3 cm or larger is Low. Endocrine...More info
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst 101: Ethanol Ablation Therapy PEI for Adults and Children. The standard therapy for TGD cyst is surgery. However there may be patients who do not want surgery. There is an example of another reason to have PEI and that is...More info
Do not let your primary physician do routine ultrasound of your thyroid just because he has a portable unit like above, or has a sonographer doing studies on patients that need to be studied. Just say no to routine screening for thyroid nodules...More info