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Treatment of Pilonidal Sinus Disease with Thrombin Gelatin Matrix: a video vignette.

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Minimally invasive surgery for pilonidal sinus disease has gained increasing popularity owing to its advantages of minimal pain and scar, quick healing, and expedited recovery. Injection of fibrin glue and phenol solution has been described as minimally invasive methods for treatment of pilonidal sinus. This report describes the injection of a new sealant, the thrombin gelatin matrix, as a novel approach of treatment of pilonidal sinus disease. The new sealant, in presence of raw bleeding surface, starts the hemostatic cascade that ends by forming an insoluble fibrin clot that will be organized into a fibrous plug, obliterating the sinus cavity and preventing recurrence of pilonidal sinus disease. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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Name: Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
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