Hydrodissection for Micropapillary Thyroid Cancer: When to use it.

Hydrodissection for Micropapillary Thyroid Cancer: When to use it.
  1. If the PTMC is not close to a vital structure, you do not need to use hydrodissection with dextrose water.
  2. Fixed electrode technique with 7 or 10 mm hot tip.
  3. Ablate 2-3 mm of normal thyroid around the 7 mm PTMC.
  4. 7 mm PTMC near the critical structures. Use dextrose hydrodissection to move the trachea or other vital structure away from the cancer.Use 3-5 mm hot tip. Moving shot technique. Ablate 2-3 mm of normal thyroid around the cancer.
  5. Taken from the virtual lecture by Dr.J.H. Baek at the recent course given by Star Med.
  6. I use this approach when treating Micro-pillary thyroid cancer the RFA.
  7. Call me at 3103938860 or secure email to thyroid.manager@thyroid.com.
  8. Ask for Alicia.
  9. Dr.G
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