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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688793/separation-of-pygopagus-omphalopagus-and-ischiopagus-with-the-aid-of-three-dimensional-models
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Xiangqi Liu, Kuiran Dong, Shan Zheng, Xianmin Xiao, Chun Shen, Chenbin Dong, Haitao Zhu, Hao Li, Yunli Bi, Ruixue Ma
BACKGROUND: The three-dimensional (3D) technique provides with accurate anatomical information. We present the separation surgeries for three different kinds of conjoined twins with the aid of three-dimensional techniques. METHOD: For the pygopagus twins, a pelvic and lower vertebral model was made. For the omphalopagus and ischiopagus, their enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan images were transferred to the Computer-Assisted Surgery Planning System (CASP) (Hisense, Qingdao, China) to generate the 3D models...
June 27, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28667368/-puberty-is-a%C3%A2-major-factor-in-pilonidal-sinus-disease-gender-specific-investigations-of-case-number-development-in-germany-from-2007-until-2015
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M Ardelt, U Dennler, R Fahrner, G Hallof, H-M Tautenhahn, F Dondorf, F Rauchfuss, U Settmacher
BACKGROUND: Pilonidal sinus disease is an acute abscess-forming or chronic subacute inflammation, characterized by a fistula system with typical ostia. Treatment is primarily surgical. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate and evaluate the evolution of pilonidal sinus disease in Germany on the basis of data provided by the Federal Statistical Office in Germany (Statistisches Bundesamt). MATERIAL AND METHODS: From the diagnosis data of hospital inpatients generated by the Federal Statistical Office in Germany the data on the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) code L05 for pilonidal sinus from 2007 to 2015 were extracted and processed...
June 30, 2017: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28649748/sonographic-comparison-of-morphologic-characteristics-between-pilonidal-cysts-and-hidradenitis-suppurativa
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Ximena Wortsman, Ariel Castro, Claudia Morales, Carmen Franco, Andres Figueroa
OBJECTIVES: To compare the sonographic characteristics of pilonidal cysts and hidradenitis suppurativa. METHODS: A retrospective study of sonographic examinations was performed on 2 groups: 1 with pilonidal cysts and the other with hidradenitis suppurativa. The sonographic characteristics of the pilonidal cyst and hidradenitis suppurativa groups were analyzed, compared, and correlated, including an analysis of the histologic findings. For the pilonidal cyst group, the distribution, morphologic characteristics, location, shape, diameter, axis, vascularity, and scarring were also described...
June 26, 2017: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine: Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28639004/the-hair-in-the-sinus-sharp-ended-rootless-head-hair-fragments-can-be-found-in-large-amounts-in-pilonidal-sinus-nests
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Friederike Bosche, Markus M Luedi, Dominic van der Zypen, Philipp Moersdorf, Bjoern Krapohl, Dietrich Doll
PURPOSE: Hair has been identified as the causative agent of Pilonidal Sinus Disease (PSD). Stiffer, dark hair as well as hairiness has been postulated as causative factors. Astonishingly, despite the early clinical significance of this condition (Hodges in Boston Med Surg J 2:485-486, 1880), macroscopic and microscopic examinations of hair inside pilonidal sinus cavities have been scarce. The purpose of this study was to study the morphological aspects of the hair found in PSD in order to determine the origin of the hair...
June 21, 2017: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608765/concerns-m-dessily-f-charara-s-ralea-j-l-all%C3%A3-%C3%A2-pilonidal-sinus-destruction-with-a-radial-laser-probe-technique-and-first-belgian-experience-acta-chir-belg-2017-117-3-164-168
#5
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28589180/treatment-of-pilonidal-disease-by-phenol-application
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REVIEW
Mustafa Emiroğlu, Cem Karaali, Hüseyin Esin, Göksever Akpınar, Cengiz Aydın
The literature indicates various approaches regarding the properties of phenol, the target patient group, and the complication and recurrence rates. Although phenol is most frequently used to treat the fistulated form of the disease, it can also be applied for other types. The overall success and complication rates of the application is reported as 62-95% and 0%-2%, respectively. Phenol treatment in pilonidal disease can be used more frequently as an alternative method with acceptable success, complication, and recurrence rates...
2017: Turk J Surg
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28549686/pilonidal-sinus-disease-surgery-in-children-the-first-study-to-compare-crystallized-phenol-application-to-primary-excision-and-closure
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Ufuk Ates, Ergun Ergun, Gulnur Gollu, Sumeyye Sozduyar, Meltem Kologlu, Murat Cakmak, Huseyin Dindar, Aydin Yagmurlu
INTRODUCTION: Pilonidal sinus (PS) is an infectious and inflammatory disease of sacrococcygeal region. Current methods include; surgical excision with/without suturing the defect, rhomboid excision and flap and chemical substance application. In this study, crystallized phenol application was compared to excision and primary closure. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included pediatric patients with PS who were treated with excision and primer closure technique and phenol application...
May 16, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28541853/treatment-options-for-pilonidal-disease
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Denis Ehrl, Cornelia Choplain, Paul Heidekrueger, Holger C Erne, Horst-Guenter Rau, P Niclas Broer
Pilonidal disease can be treated medically; however, surgical excision remains the gold standard. Nonetheless, all current surgical approaches are still associated with potential for tissue loss, wound healing disorders, and high rates of recurrence. Aim of this study is to assess the long-term outcomes of the minimal-invasive pit-picking operation in comparison to the well-established technique of Karydakis flap-closure. Medical records of all patients undergoing either Karydakis flap-closure or the pit-picking operation for pilonidal disease at our department were reviewed retrospectively...
May 1, 2017: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28522786/pilonidal-sinus-finding-the-righttrack-for-treatment
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Wojciech Hap, Ewelina Frejlich, Julia Rudno-Rudzińska, Krzysztof Kotulski, Krzysztof Kurnol, Katarzyna Hap, Adam Skalski, Wojciech Kielan
Pilonidal cyst is a troublesome condition affecting usually young people. It significantly influences quality of life and causes low self-esteem. Despite its known pathophysiology and numerous therapeutic methods available, pilonidal cysts still constitute a significant problem in general surgery. A large number of surgical techniques indicates the lack of a single method that ensures therapeutic success, and frequent complications cause both patient's dissatisfaction and frustration of the operator. In many cases, therapy is based on methods developed in a given healthcare center and their efficacy is usually not scientifically verified...
February 28, 2017: Polski Przeglad Chirurgiczny
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28521574/treatment-of-recurrent-pilonidal-cysts-with-nd-yag-laser-report-of-our-experience
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F Dragoni, S Moretti, G Cannarozzo, P Campolmi
PURPOSE: Surgical treatment remains the first-line therapy of pilonidal cyst but is associated with high levels of postoperative pain, adverse events and a recurrence rate of 30%. We report our experience with laser hair removal using the Nd-YAG laser for the treatment of pilonidal cyst. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients affected by pilonidal cyst were examined and treated from October 2011 to November 2016. Treatments were carried out using the Nd-YAG laser (Deka M...
May 30, 2017: Journal of Dermatological Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28448267/endogenous-thymosin-%C3%AE-4-expression-in-sacrococcygeal-pilonidal-sinus-disease-a-retrospective-immunohistochemical-analysis-of-excisional-skin-biopsy-samples
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Sevinc Sahin
Thymosin beta 4 (Tβ4) is a peptide that has been shown in dermal, corneal, and cardiac preclinical injury models to potentially affect tissue protection, regeneration, and repair. Sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease (SPSD) is a chronic inflammatory disorder associated with a high incidence of recurrence, chronic fistulation, and a challenging postoperative surgical wound healing process. Retrospectively, an immunohistochemical analysis was conducted to evaluate endogenous Tβ4 expression in excisional skin biopsies from patients with SPSD...
April 2017: Ostomy/wound Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28446832/taila-d%C3%A4-ha-cauterization-with-oil-an-innovative-approach-in-pilonidal-sinus
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Rabinarayan Tripathy, Neelima Sherly John, Sreedevi Vijayalekshmi, Nj Anuja Nair, Suresh Pasupalan
Summary: Pilonidal sinus is a chronic inflammatory track in mid gluteal cleft usually associated with hairs with an incidence rate of twenty six per one lakh population. It is more prevalently seen in the natal cleft of hairy middle aged obese, males. Such type of non-healing tracts may be considered as Nāḍivraṇa (Sinuses) and can either be treated by the conventional Kṣārasūtra (medicated seton) therapy or contemporary treatment methods. Irrespective of whatsoever management protocol adopted, it inevitably needs long term hospitalisation and is associated with complications...
October 2016: Ancient Science of Life
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28417653/modified-dufourmentel-flap-with-superior-pedicle-a-useful-technique-for-sacrococcygeal-pilonidal-sinus
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Naohiro Ishii, Yusuke Shimizu, Tomito Oji, Kazuo Kishi
PURPOSE: In order to prevent postoperative infection and recurrence of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus, the authors developed a modified Dufourmentel flap, involving the superior pedicles, and designed a descriptive prospective study to evaluate its efficiency. METHODS: Between July 2007 and March 2014, 16 patients with sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus were treated with an irregular quadrilateral excision and reconstruction by a modified Dufourmentel flap with superior pedicle...
April 18, 2017: Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28412052/-the-relationship-between-preoperative-anxiety-levels-and-vasovagal-incidents-during-the-administration-of-spinal-anesthesia
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Mürsel Ekinci, Birzat Emre Gölboyu, Onur Dülgeroğlu, Murat Aksun, Pınar Karaca Baysal, Erkan Cem Çelik, Ayşe Nur Yeksan
BACKGROUND: It was aimed to investigate the relationship between preoperative anxiety and vasovagal symptoms observed during the administration of spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing surgery in the perianal and inguinal regions. METHODS: The study included patients with planned surgery for inguinal hernia repair, anal fissure, hemorrhoid and pilonidal sinus excision. The study included a total of 210 patients of ASA I-II, aged 18-65 years. Patients were evaluated in respect of demographic characteristics, smoking and alcohol consumption, ASA grade and educational level...
April 12, 2017: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28397434/the-dufourmentel-modification-of-the-limberg-flap-does-it-fit-all
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Maciej Sebastian, Maciej Sroczyński, Jerzy Rudnicki
BACKGROUND: Pilonidal disease is a common problem, especially in young adults. Therapy for the acute disease involves abscess incision and drainage. Treatment of the chronic disease is more complicated, due to the variety of methods and relatively high recurrence rate after surgical therapy. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of the Dufourmentel modification of the Limberg flap in the treatment of pilonidal disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study involved 37 cases of chronic pilonidal disease that were operated on by the method presented...
January 2017: Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine: Official Organ Wroclaw Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28384933/letter-to-the-editor-umbilical-pilonidal-sinus-a-report-of-two-cases-and-recent-update-of-literature
#16
Mehmet Kaplan, Elif Tugce Kaplan, Tugba Kaplan, Fatma Cigdem Kaplan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28383457/filling-pilonidal-sinus-tracts-with-sealant
#17
Cuneyt Kayaalp, Ersin Gundogan, Mufit Sansal
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28383451/karydakis-flap-with-compressing-tie-over-interrupted-sutures-without-drain-versus-standard-karydakis-for-treatment-of-sacrococcygeal-pilonidal-sinus-disease
#18
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Alaa M Sewefy, Aymen Hassanen, Ahmed M Atyia, Saleh K Saleh
BACKGROUND: Sacroccygeal pilonidal sinus disease is a worldwide health problem, affecting young adults, mainly males, with a tendency for recurrence. Various modalities have been used for treating this condition. The Karydakis procedure is one of most commonly used asymmetric flaps for treating this condition. OBJECTIVE: The study aimed to evaluate the Karydakis procedure with tie-over compressing sutures instead of the routine use of a drain in the treatment pilonidal sinus...
May 2017: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28366559/minimal-incision-as-a-promising-technique-for-resection-of-pilonidal-sinus-in-children
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Chen Speter, Osnat Zmora, Roy Nadler, Daniel Shinhar, Ron Bilik
PURPOSE: To evaluate functional and long-term outcome of a minimal incision technique for resection of pilonidal sinus in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS: All children who underwent surgery for pilonidal sinus in our institution between October 2008 and March 2015 were included. We performed a retrospective chart review and a follow-up telephone survey. Demographic, clinical and outcome data were compared between patients who underwent either minimal incision or wide excision surgery...
March 20, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28359560/distal-scar-to-midline-distance-in-pilonidal-limberg-flap-surgery-is-a-recurrence-promoting-factor-a-multicenter-case-control-study
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Mehmet Kaplan, Onder Ozcan, Ethem Bilgic, Elif Tugce Kaplan, Tugba Kaplan, Fatma Cigdem Kaplan
BACKGROUND: The Limberg flap (LF) procedure is widely performed for the treatment of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus (SPS); however, recurrences continues to be observed. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between LF designs and the risk of SPS recurrence. METHODS: Sixty-one cases with recurrent disease (study group) and 194 controls, with a minimum of 5 recurrence-free years following surgery (control group), were included in the study. LF reconstructions performed in each group were classified as off-midline closure (OMC) and non-OMC types...
March 9, 2017: American Journal of Surgery
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