Thyroid Cancer

RFA for Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules ( AFTN ) vs Surgery or Radiation Radioiodine.

RFA for Autonomous Functioning  Thyroid Nodules ( AFTN ) vs Surgery or Radiation Radioiodine.

Dr.Guttler’s comments: Many patients have a fear of radiation and also have misgivings...

More info

Too Many Thyroidectomies For Benign Thyroid Nodules

Too Many Thyroidectomies For Benign Thyroid Nodules

Implications of RFA for patients undergoing thyroid surgery form benign disease in the USA...

More info

What are Your options when your surgeon refuses to listen to your desire to avoid surgery with thyroid cancer?

What are Your options when your surgeon refuses to listen to your desire to avoid surgery with thyroid cancer?

Check out alternative minimally invasion procedures by checking the internet. Consider getting...

More info

Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation for thyroid nodules cancer and parathyroid adenoma.

Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation for thyroid nodules cancer and parathyroid adenoma.

Dr.Guttler will be going on vacation from September 20-30 2021 and sabbatical for November 15 to...

More info

Women get more micro-papillary cancers than men.

Women get more micro-papillary cancers than men.

LeClair K, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2021;doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4804...

More info

RFA for Small Papillary Thyroid Cancer Instead of Surgery: RFA Bonus= No thyroid hormone for life!

RFA for Small Papillary Thyroid Cancer Instead of Surgery: RFA Bonus= No thyroid hormone for life!

Dr.Guttler’s comments: For carefully selected PTMC, RFA did not have inferior oncologic...

More info

How A PET/CT Study Saved A Patient From Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery with a Class III atypical cytology and suspicious AFIRMA classifier.

How A PET/CT Study Saved A Patient From Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery with a Class III atypical cytology and suspicious AFIRMA classifier.

50 Y/O female with a large thyroid nodule who was told to have surgery after the FNA was class...

More info

Why Don’t the Physicians Ever Recommend Thyroid RF to the Patient with Micro-Papillary Thyroid Cancer?

Why Don’t the Physicians Ever Recommend Thyroid RF to the Patient with Micro-Papillary Thyroid Cancer?

This is a letter from a patient told to have surgery asking me about thyroid RFA. The physicians...

More info

Bad Supplement for Thyroid Patients: Biotin

Bad Supplement for Thyroid Patients: Biotin

Dr.Guttler’s comments: Most over the counter supplements are worthless and put billions in...

More info

PET/CT Use to Separate the benign suspicious Thyroid Nodule from the Suspicious Cancer nodule.

PET/CT Use to Separate the benign suspicious Thyroid Nodule from the Suspicious Cancer nodule.

Indeterminate thyroid nodules. The role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the “era” of ultrasonography risk...

More info

After the Thyroid RFA: What Can Go Wrong With Office Based Endocrine Procedure?

After the Thyroid RFA: What Can Go Wrong With Office Based Endocrine Procedure?

Dr.Guttler’s comments: Not much can go wrong but here is a summary. Unlike the hospital...

More info

The Father of Thyroid Nodule Radiofrequency Ablation in the USA

The Father of Thyroid Nodule Radiofrequency Ablation in the USA

In 2013 Richard Guttler began the training and use of thyroid RFA for thyroid nodules in Italy...

More info

One Day After Thyroid RFA:

One Day After Thyroid RFA:

What to Expect? Dr.Guttler’s comments. Many patient panic when there is more neck bulging...

More info

How Do You Decrease Marginal Regrowth During the Original Thyroid or Parathyroid RFA Ablation?

How Do You Decrease Marginal Regrowth During the Original Thyroid or Parathyroid RFA Ablation?

Dr. Guttler’s comments: To decrease the amount of residual nodule tissue left after the...

More info

Thyroid Nodule RFA Ablation in An Office Based Endocrine Practice.

Thyroid Nodule RFA Ablation in An Office Based Endocrine Practice.

The American Thyroid Association has accepted our abstract on the results of 3 endocrine...

More info

Just Like Real Estate: Location, Location, Location: Thyroid Nodule Locations and Cancer Incidence.

Just Like Real Estate: Location, Location, Location: Thyroid Nodule Locations and Cancer Incidence.

Endocrine Practice 27(2021) p. 682-690 Zhang F. et al DR.Guttler’s comments: Location...

More info

Why Do Office Based Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation?

Why Do Office Based Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation?

Fewer complications. Shorter recovery time Quick return to normal work and leisure activities...

More info

General Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation

General Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation

Just like general surgery for thyroid nodules and cancer, hospital based surgeons are now...

More info

What is thyroid cancer?

Contact Info
1328 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(310) 393-8860