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The Origin And Problems With The “Open Wound” Approach, From The Perspective Of A Pilonidal Specialist

For decades, surgeons have struggled with the handling of the wound following pilonidal cyst removal. Early on, the most perfect-appearing midline closures…

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To Drain Or Not To Drain: That Is The Question For The Pilonidal Surgeon

At PTCNJ, the drain used in the cleft-lift procedure is called a Blake drain. It is a closed-suction device used to evacuate…

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Besides The Cleft-lift, What Other Treatments Might A Pilonidal Specialist Offer?

At the most conservative end of the treatments spectrum, a nonsurgical depilatory technique, i.e. hair removal, may be used. This may be…

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Does My Child Need A Pilonidal Specialist?

Some pediatric patients develop pilonidal disease. With few exceptions, it remains mild throughout the adolescent years. It is manageable with lifestyle modification…

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Is My Surgeon Really A True Pilonidal Surgeon?

The question to ask of any prospective surgeon offering to treat your pilonidal disease is definitely not “How many pilonidal surgeries have…

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You need a referral to a pilonidal specialist? But that’s surgery 101! –Not!!

Not a response you should ever hear from your primary medical doctor. Sadly, the story is a true one. This is the…

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How Does One Come To Specialize As A Pilonidal Surgeon?

The question is a good one. The majority of pilonidal surgeons in the US have completed a 5 year general surgery residency.…

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Pilonidal Cysts Explained By Pilonidal Surgeons

Pilonidal cysts are not well understood, even by many surgeons treating them! As we will explain, this lack of understanding contributes to…

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Understanding Surgical Options From A Pilonidal Surgeon’s Perspective

There are several surgical options for refractory pilonidal disease. Multiple such options are offered at Pilonidal Treatment Center of NJ. Before listing…

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Pre-Surgery Advice From Pilonidal Surgeons

The period before any surgery can be scary and nerve-wracking. It is a fearful period full of "what if's". If you are…

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