Management of Pilonidal Sinus Disease with Oblique Excision and Bilateral Gluteus Maximus Fascia Advancing Flap: Result of 278 Patients

Krand O., Yalti T., Berber İ. , Kara V. M. , Tellioglu G.

DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, vol.52, no.6, pp.1172-1177, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/dcr.0b013e31819ef582
  • Title of Journal : DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1172-1177


PURPOSE: Excision followed by natal cleft depth reduction should be performed, with no leftover midline scar tissue, to prevent recurrence of pilonidal sinus, which is the main problem in the treatment of this disease. We investigated the potential advantages of this advancing flap technique, which we developed.