Comparison of Karydakis versus midline excision for treatment of pilonidal sinus disease

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Pilonidal sinus disease is associated with a high rate of recurrence and complications. The Karydakis (KAR) method, whereby an asymmetric subcutaneous flap obliterates the anal crease, has been shown to be effective in adults. The goal of this study is to assess the efficacy of the KAR procedure in the operative treatment of children with pilonidal sinus… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-005-1543-1

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@article{Morden2005ComparisonOK, title={Comparison of Karydakis versus midline excision for treatment of pilonidal sinus disease}, author={Peter Morden and Robert A. Drongowski and James D. Geiger and Ronald B. Hirschl and Daniel Teitelbaum}, journal={Pediatric Surgery International}, year={2005}, volume={21}, pages={793-796} }