Why Do Office Based Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation?

Why Do Office Based Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation?

Why Do Office Based Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation?
  1. Fewer complications.
  2. Shorter recovery time
  3. Quick return to normal work and leisure activities.
  4. Preserves your thyroid function.
  5. No life long thyroid medication.
  6. No general anesthesia Local only.
  7. No hospital admission.
  8. No surgical scar.
  9. No downtime from work.
  10. Less expensive than both surgery and hospital based RFA with general anesthesia. $5000-7000 vs $15,000-50,000 for either RFA with general anesthesia or general surgery.
  11. Safe compared to either surgery or hospital based RFA with general anesthesia.

What are the disadvantages?

  1. Slower volume reduction than surgery.
  2. Ultrasound follow up exams needed.
  3. Larger nodules need repeat treatments.
  4. Under treated marginal areas in the nodules may show regrowth and need repeat treatment.

Call me at 310393-8860 for details of my office based thyroid RFA treatment for nodules and cancer.

Email to [email protected]

Ask for Alicia

Dr.G.

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