6-Steps to RFA procedure success! → for doctors & patients → Dr. Roberto Valcavi

🔹 Roberto Valcavi 🔹 MD, FACE, ECNU Reggio Emilia, Italy RFA for benign nodules, for cystic nodules, for hyper functioning nodules, benign nodules, and now for malignant micro-papillary tumors. During…

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Treating Thyroid Cancer with No Surgery → RFA → Radiofrequency Ablation for Malignant Thyroid Nodules

Looking for a radiofrequency ablation doctor? 🔹www.rfamd.com🔹 Dr. Leonardo Rangel and Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Malignant Thyroid Nodules. During this episode the following topics are discussed:✅we are treating malignant nodules…

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RFA and Protecting the Nerves for Best Outcomes → Dr. Julia Noel → Stanford University → Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation

RFA is a relatively safe procedure; ultrasound and protecting the laryngeal nerve is key. Protecting the nerves during RFA and thyroid surgery with Dr. Julia Noel from Stanford Health Care.Hosted…

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Radiofrequency Ablation → REMOVE Thyroid Nodules → with NO SURGERY → Dr Ralph Tufano

Avoid surgery for thyroid nodules → benign and malignant Looking for a radiofrequency ablation doctor? 🔹www.rfamd.com🔹 Radiofrequency Ablation 🛑 REMOVE Thyroid Nodules 🛑 NO SURGERY 🛑 Dr Ralph Tufano During…

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97: Five Important Things Your Thyroid Surgeon Maybe Not Telling You, with Dr. Akira Miyauchi

During this episode, the following topics are discussed: 1. Financial burden of surgery versus total cost of active surveillance over ten years.  2. Stretching Exercises for Neck 3. Setting patient expectations prior to FNA to manage anxiety 4. When the laryngeal nerve is severed during thyroid surgery, it can and should be repaired, with proper surgeon skill and training.  5. The most common question asked to Dr. Miyauchi by surgeons from around the world. 

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96: Rethinking Thyroid Cancer – When Saying No to Surgery Maybe Best for You with Dr. Allen Ho from Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles

Weighing treatment options for thyroid cancer, with deep consideration for the patient’s lifestyle, could become the new norm in assessing whether surgery is the best path. Dr. Allen Ho states, “if a patient is a ballerina or an opera singer, or any other profession that could be jeopardized due to undesired consequences of thyroid cancer surgery, then the best treatment path maybe active surveillance.” Undesired consequences of thyroid cancer surgery could be vocal cord paralysis, damage to the parathyroid glands resulting in calcium deficiencies, excessive bleeding or formation of a major blood clot in the neck, shoulder nerve damage, numbness, wound infection, and mental impairment due to hypothyroid-like symptoms.

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95: Thyroid Cancer Patients Experience Quality of Life Downgrade with Dr. Raymon Grogan and Dr. Briseis Aschebrook from the University of Chicago Medicine

"The goal of this study is to turn it into a long-term, longitudinal cohort," said Grogan, who hopes to develop a tool that physicians can use to assess the psychological wellbeing of thyroid cancer survivors. "But, there was no way to do that with thyroid cancer because no one had ever studied quality of life or psychology of thyroid cancer before.”

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94: Take a Step Back⎢Thyroid Surgery with a Clear Mind, with Dr. Bryan McIver from Moffitt Cancer Center

Bryan McIver, MD, PhD Dr. McIver contributes to Moffitt Cancer Center almost 20 years of clinical experience in the care of patients with endocrine diseases, specializing in the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. He has a particular interest in the management of patients with advanced and aggressive forms of cancer and the role of genetic and molecular techniques to improve the accuracy of diagnosis. Most nodules are benign When to do a biopsy How to interpret the results of biopsy Advances in thyroid cancer Ultrasound technology advancements Molecular markers Cytopathology categorizations Molecular marker technologies Gene expression classifier

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93: The Results of 30 Years of Patients Receiving Active Surveillance Instead of Surgery; Dr. Akira Miyauchi from Kuma Hospital in Kobe, Japan

The result of over 1000 cases of active surveillance shows no resulting deaths of patients who choose no surgery for thyroid cancer Dr. Akira MiyauchiProfessor Akira Miyauchi (Figure 1) is…

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