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Minimal surgery for pilonidal disease using trephines: description of a new technique and long-term outcomes in 1,358 patients.

Authors
  • Gips, Moshe
  • Melki, Yedidia
  • Salem, Leon
  • Weil, Ruben
  • Sulkes, Jaqueline
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2008
Volume
51
Issue
11
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10350-008-9329-x
PMID: 18516645
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Compared with frequently used pilonidal operations, the trephine technique is associated with a lower recurrence rate and a low postoperative morbidity rate.

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