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 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 #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
Dr.Guttler’s comments:1. For symptomatic nonfunctioning Parathyroid Cysts, simple aspiration could be a first line procedure for diagnosis and treatment, while EA can be a subsequent treatment modality for recurrent cases. 2. 20 years...More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. There is a debate on the use of “low dose” ethanol vs standard dosing. 2. Considering the very low complication rate of EA, even when a dose of more than 5 mL is used, the advantage of low-dose EA is...More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1. 75 patients with TGD cysts were studies. 2. Follow up in many up to 131 months found 83% success rate with 82% reduction in size. 3. No patients developed malignancy from the ablated TGDCs but one patient (1.5%...More info