RFA for Autonomous Functioning Thyroid Nodules ( AFTN ) vs Surgery or Radiation Radioiodine. Posted 10 days ago 91 0 0 Dr.Guttler’s comments: Many patients have a fear of radiation and also have misgivings...More info Leading RFA MD Physician Posted 12 days ago 60 0 0 www.rfamd.com THYROID CENTER OF SANTA MONICA Dr.Richard Guttler 1328 16 th st. Santa Monica, CA...More info Too Many Thyroidectomies For Benign Thyroid Nodules Posted 19 days ago 102 0 0 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? Posted 20 days ago 119 0 0 Check out alternative minimally invasion procedures by checking the internet. Consider getting...More info Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation for thyroid nodules cancer and parathyroid adenoma. Posted 21 days ago 97 0 0 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. Posted 27 days ago 128 0 0 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! Posted August 25, 2021 177 0 0 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. Posted August 13, 2021 197 0 0 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? Posted August 5, 2021 233 0 0 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 Posted August 5, 2021 263 0 0 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. Posted August 4, 2021 288 0 0 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? Posted August 4, 2021 241 0 0 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 Posted July 31, 2021 282 0 0 In 2013 Richard Guttler began the training and use of thyroid RFA for thyroid nodules in Italy...More info One Day After Thyroid RFA: Posted July 29, 2021 242 0 0 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? Posted July 29, 2021 236 0 0 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. Posted July 29, 2021 319 0 0 The American Thyroid Association has accepted our abstract on the results of 3 endocrine...More info Lobectomy unless necessary will usually result in Life Time Thyroid Hormone Replacement. Consider Alternatives Such As Ethanol or Radiofrequency Ablation. Posted July 28, 2021 1757 2 0 Endocrine Practice 27 ( 2021) page 691-97 Schumm M. et al Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Post...More info Just Like Real Estate: Location, Location, Location: Thyroid Nodule Locations and Cancer Incidence. Posted July 28, 2021 218 0 1 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? Posted July 23, 2021 224 0 0 Fewer complications. Shorter recovery time Quick return to normal work and leisure activities...More info General Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation Posted July 22, 2021 275 0 0 Just like general surgery for thyroid nodules and cancer, hospital based surgeons are now...More info What is thyroid cancer?