Dr.Guttler’s Patient Thyroid Blog Post: Why Anti-Thyroid Drugs Are The Best Treatment Over Surgery or Radioiodine. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. This article reviews results in 4600 Graves’ patients. 2.Patients received ATD...More info
Testimonial For Dr.Guttler From a Thyroid Cancer Patient ” This is my doctor. He is amazing. I was wary because he has reviews that are not favorable. Upon reading the reviews it’s clear that people have him poor reviews for two...More info
DR. Guttler’s Comments: 1. A Pioneer in Minimally Invasive Surgery. 2. He is 101 years old and still has passion for his work. Arises early to walk go to the gym then spends 3 days a week at Cedars and the rest of the week he works form...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Patient Thyroid Blog Post #18: Long Term Quality of life problems for thyroid cancer patients with long life expectations.
Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. One hundred fifty-two (52.4%) of 290 patients answered the questionnaire. 2.Physical functioning (PF) was worse in those survivors who were aged 50 years or older. 3.There was a statistically significant decrease...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Patient Thyroid BlogPost #18 Just Say No to Radioiodine for low risk Papillary thyroid cancer
Patient Thyroid BlogPost #18 Just Say No to Radioiodine for low risk Papillary thyroid cancer. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. In patients with low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer undergoing thyroidectomy, the postoperative administration of...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Patient Thyroid Blog Post #16 Miss leading paper of Quality of life after surgery for Graves’ and Toxic nodular goiter.
Dr.Guttler’s comments: In 2022 surgery and radioiodine are used less often than long term low dose Anti thyroid drugs. Surgery has it’s own loss of quality of life when complications occur and a scar is left , and life long thyroid...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Patient Blog Post #8 What the Patient Fears about Having a Thyroid Nodule Evaluation For Cancer and the Needed Treatment. From the moment the lump in your neck is noted by you, family member or your primary physician, the first...More info
RFA for Thyroid Nodules and Cancer:: Transformative Therapy With Abuse Risks. Endocrine Practice 28( 2022) 233-234. Haymart MR et at Dr.Guttler’s comments. 1. RFA can and will change how we care for patients with nodules and cancer...More info
1. Thyroid nodule: how is it diagnosed? The presence of goiter and thyroid nodules does not give rise to specific symptoms, unless the size is such that it causes compression of the trachea or oesophagus, leading to swallowing or breathing...More info
Patient’s Guide to Available Thyroid and Neck Ablation For Nodules,Cysts, Parathyroid Adenoma and Cancer
1. Thyroid Nodules: Pure cyst or > 50 fluid use ethanol ablation PEI. Solid mixed cyst >50% use Radiofrequency ablation RFA. 2. Solid Thyroid Nodules: Toxic or Autonomous Functioning Nodule with Low TSH and High T4: Treat with RFA instead...More info
DR.Guttler’s comments: 1. AFTN and toxic nodules can be treated without surgery with thyroid RFA. 2. This study below describes the successful ablation and control of the TSH by thyroid RFA. 3. call me at 310-393-8860 or...More info
DR.Guttler’s comments: • RFA is an effective local control treatment option for recurrent PTCs even in the longer-term period with mean tumor VRR of 99.5% and the complete disappearance of the treated tumors in 91.3%. Shorter time frame...More info