Limberg Flap Versus Bascom Cleft Lift Techniques for Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus: Prospective, Randomized Trial

Guner A. , BOZ A., ÖZKAN Ö. F. , ILELI O., KECE C., REIS E.

WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.37, no.9, pp.2074-2080, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00268-013-2111-9
  • Title of Journal : WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2074-2080


Although various methods have been described for surgical treatment of pilonidal sinus disease, which is best is under debate. Tension-free techniques seem to be most ideal. We aimed to evaluate the effects of two tension-free methods in terms of patient satisfaction, postoperative complications, and early recurrence.