Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. Despite the increasing evidence of safety and efficacy of EA and RFA for benign thyroid nodules, there is still a large variation in the application of the different available techniques among different countries...More info
Dr. Richard Guttler’s Patient Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation Blog Post This is a blog dedicated to helping patients with the anxiety causing problem of determining if they need surgery for their thyroid solid or cystic benign nodule, thyroid...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 #5 Patient’s Blogpost: Thyroglossal Duct Cyst: No Surgery but Ethanol Ablation Therapy PEI for Adults and Children.
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst: Ethanol Ablation Therapy PEI for Adults and Children. The old standard therapy for TGD cyst is surgery. However there may be patients who do not want surgery for the fear of the scar or surgical post op complications. PEI...More info
Thyroid Diseases 101: A Patient’s List Dr.Guttler’s comments: The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ that sits in the front of the neck. It makes thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). Hyperthyroidism is one of...More info
For attempted curative RFA therapy 2.The number of abnormal cancer lymph nodes has to be limited to 3-4. 3.There must not be metastatic disease outside the neck. 4. The size of the lymph nodes to be RFA treated must be less than 1.5-2 cm. 1.. For...More info
Lobectomy unless necessary will usually result in Life Time Thyroid Hormone Replacement. Consider Alternatives Such As Ethanol or Radiofrequency Ablation.
Endocrine Practice 27 ( 2021) page 691-97 Schumm M. et al Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Post lobectomy TSH of 87 115 patients had TSH >2. Older patients should think twice about a lobectomy unless necessary. Pre-lobectomy TSH > 1.8 was a...More info
Why Wait to Treat Your Benign Nodule Out of Fear of Surgery? Ethanol and Radiofrequency Ablation Our Both Available Now
At least 2-4 times a year patients present with extremely large Goiter nodules. They have seen many endocrinologists and surgeons before me.They claim for different reasons not to want surgery even though all the prior physicians told them to...More info
Benign Symptomatic Thyroid Nodules BSTN Treatment with Ethanol or Radiofrequency Ablations had Improved Their Quality of Life QoL.
Dr.Guttler’s comments: QoL was evaluated using a thyroid-specific QoL questionnaire consisting of 11 scales with multiple-choice answers. Nodule characteristics and QoL were evaluated at diagnosis and 1, 6, and 12 months after treatment...More info
Thyroid No Surgery For Thyroid, Parathyroid or Neck Cysts: Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol PEI are Treatments not Surgery.
Thyroid No Surgery For Thyroid, Parathyroid or Neck Cysts: Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol PEI are Treatments not Surgery. Yelp for business New review for Guttler Richard B MD 1328 16th St Santa Monica, CA 90404 5/17/2021 I went to Dr. Guttler...More info
Boomerang Shaped Neck Cyst: Is it a thyroid cyst? How I treated it with ethanol PEI. Drawing of the boomerang shaped cyst from soft tissue image. 34 Y/O male with choking sensation. Ultrasound and soft tissue images revealed a boomerang shaped...More info
Dr.Guttler is Speaking at the 2nd International Thyroid Minimally Invasive Therapies in BarcelonaMore info