Case Report #4

Toxic Thyroid Nodule Case Report

CASE:

74yo female with obvious neck deformity from large right thyroid nodule. Normal thyroid function. She had tried radioactive iodine for a nodule on in the past which only worked on one side. She wishes to eliminate deformity but adamantly refuses surgery. Does not want to remove a functioning organ. Biopsies benign x 2. TSH normal at 1.8. Nodule volume 70 ml

METHODS:

70 ml nodule ablated with 15 mm RFA probe using 252,621 joules.

Video Results

Pre RFA Treatment

3 months post RFA Treatment

6 months post RFA Treatment

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