DR.Guttler’s Patient Thyroid Blog Post: Infants at risk for thyroid dysfunction after contrast dye testing. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. 3,481 patients under 3 years of age who were exposed to ICM, thyroid dysfunction was reported in...More info
Normal Ectopic Thyroid Masquerading as recurrent thyroid cancer in Lateral neck lymph node.What Went Wrong needing major thyroid and neck dissection surgery, and lifetime thyroid hormone therapy.
Benign Ectopic Thyroid BET in the Lateral (Level II) Neck Compartment Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Image of a Cutting Needle biopsy of the wall of a cystic nodule as seen here could have proved it was benign normal thyroid tissue.  ...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
Thyroid No Surgery: List of All Diseases With Low Risk Alternative Ablation Therapy Available at My Center
Benign thyroid nodules class 11 are good candidates for Ablation. However, Class III will need more studies to be sure you don’t have a nodule with potential for thyroid cancer. A suspicious needle biopsy alone can lead to unnecessary...More info
Skin involvement with recurrent thyroid cancer.More info
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 III atypical cells, and a AFIRMA GSC classifier suspicious.She was told she had a 50% chance of cancer. She had the nodular goiter for years 2004. She...More info