Endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment: a prospective multicentre trial.

@article{Meinero2016EndoscopicPS,
  title={Endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment: a prospective multicentre trial.},
  author={Piercarlo Meinero and Alessandro Stazi and Annalucia Carbone and Fabrizio Fasolini and Luca Regusci and M La Torre},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2016},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={O164-70}
}
BACKGROUND Pilonidal disease (PD) is a common inflammatory disease of the gluteal fold, resulting in recurrent acute/chronic infection at the level of the natal cleft. In this study, endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment (EPSiT), a new endoscopic minimally invasive procedure, was evaluated for its effectiveness in treating PD. METHODS Two hundred and fifty prospective patients with chronic PD were enrolled in a prospective multicentre study conducted at a secondary and tertiary colorectal… CONTINUE READING
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