Superiority of asymmetric modified Limberg flap for surgical treatment of pilonidal disease.

@article{Cihan2006SuperiorityOA,
  title={Superiority of asymmetric modified Limberg flap for surgical treatment of pilonidal disease.},
  author={Alper Cihan and Bulent Hamdi Uçan and Mustafa Comert and Ali Cesur and Guldeniz Karadeniz Çakmak and Oge Taşçilar},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          244-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Cases treated surgically using wide excision plus classic Limberg flap or wide excision plus asymmetric modified Limberg flap were compared with respect to complications and patient comfort in the postoperative period. METHODS In this prospective, randomized study, 68 of 70 patients were followed for a mean of 29.22 (range, 6-44) months after wide excision plus classic Limberg flap (Group 1, n=35) and after asymmetric modified Limberg flap closure (Group 2, n=33). RESULTS There were… CONTINUE READING
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