Conservative vs Surgical Interventions for Umbilical Pilonidal Sinus: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial.


BACKGROUND Umbilical pilonidal sinus (UPS) is one of the most neglected disorders, and there is still no clear consensus regarding optimal treatment of the disease. We therefore present our data from a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing conservative vs surgical treatment of UPS. STUDY DESIGN The study was conducted in Turkey… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.01.056