Is thyroid RFA suitable for me?
Published clinical results suggest an average volume reduction of 70-80% in each treated nodule. Side effects are reassuringly rare.
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A NICE approved minimally invasive non-surgical procedure for patients who are either not suitable for surgery or would like another option....
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation
A minimally invasive
benign thyroid nodules
The procedure is performed using only local anaesthetic. Under ultrasound guidance a small needle-like probe is placed into the thyroid gland and the target nodule is treated. The process takes approximately an hour and you are discharged home later the same day.
Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation is unfortunately not suitable for all patients with thyroid nodules. As part of your initial assessment you will be seen by an ENT Surgeon and have an ultrasound scan to ensure the treatment is appropriate for you.
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