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PILONIDAL SINUS

20-year old female patient with a pilonidal sinus wound with a wound depth of 4cm and a wound size of 19cm2

  PREVIOUS TREATMENT

Surgical excision. Healing of pilonidal sinus wound by secondary intention. Treatment with 1PWD started on day 2 after excision.

  TREATMENT WITH 1 PWD 

Wound cleansing with water, application of  1PWD and coverage with a non-woven gauze.

  RESULT

Wound closure within 57 days.

CONCLUSION HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL

Dr. A. Lenz, MD, Switzerland

“Time to healing for this large wound was 57 days. Compared to standard moist wound treatment in literature this seems to be faster. The fact that the dressing change with   is very simple is a big advantage for the patient. After having treated more than 30 cases of pilonidal sinus wounds with  , I conclude that   offers a clinically efficient and cost-effective therapy for the secondary intention healing of pilonidal sinus wounds following an excision.”

Day 1
Day 14
Day 28
Day 57