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Title:
Outcome of modified limberg flap with karydakis flap in treatment of pilonidal diseases
Authors:
Muhammad Naeem Ashraf, Muhammad Azhar, Naeem Akhtar, Kamran Afzal
Published on:
2019-12-31
Journal Reference:
Volume 11 - Issue 6     November - December 2019
Pages:
430-433
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ABSTRACT
 
Objective: To compare outcome of modified Limberg flap versus Karydakis flap in treatment of Pilonidal Sinus in terms of operative time, hospital stay, rate of infection and recurrence.
Study Design: Quasi experimental study.
Study Place and Duration: Department of General Surgery POF(Pakistan ordinance factory) Hospital Wah Cantt from 1st January 2006 till 31st December 2018.
Methodology: Patients presenting with pilonidal sinus to surgical OPD divided into two equal groups through non-probability consecutive sampling. Group A underwent Limberg flap and group B Karydakis flap. Both groups were compared for operative time, hospital stay, rate of infection and recurrence.
Results: Patients were included divided into two equal groups of 50 patients. In limberg flap ( A) and karydakis(B) group mean duration of stay was 3.7 and 3.4 days, recurrence occurs in 4(8%) and 10(20%) cases, infection occurs in 2(4%) and 11(22%) cases and means operative time was 51.42 and 41.82 minutes respectively.
Conclusion: Modified Limberg flap give better result than karydakis flap technique in treatment of pilonidal diseases.
Keywords: Pilonidal sinus, Limberg flap, Karydakis flap, Outcome, Recurrence, Infection, Hospital stay

How to Cite This:
Ashraf MN, Azhar M, Akhtar N, Afzal K. Outcome of modified limberg flap with karydakis flap in treatment of pilonidal diseases.Isra Med J. 2019; 11(6): 430-433.


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