Superior gluteal artery perforator flap in the reconstruction of pilonidal sinus


Acarturk T. O. , PARSAK C. K. , Sakman G., Demircan O.

JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY, vol.63, no.1, pp.133-139, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjps.2008.07.017
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-139
  • Keywords: Pilonidal sinus, Superior gluteal artery perforator flap, Natal cleft, Sacral defect, SURGICAL-TREATMENT, CLINICAL-TRIAL, LIMBERG FLAP, DISEASE, EXCISION, KARYDAKIS, CLOSURE

Abstract

Background: Pilonidal sinus is a difficult disease to treat. Many treatment modalities from secondary-intention healing to various types of flaps have been used with each having different rates of success.