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Karydakis Procedure Versus Laying-open in Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2010 by Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Identifier:
First received: July 14, 2008
Last updated: August 18, 2010
Last verified: August 2010

Recurrence, Complications, Work-off date, Healing time and Patients Willingness in Karydakis Technique for Treatment of Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus versus Laying-open Technique in Imam Khomeini Hospital from 2008 to 2011

Condition Intervention Phase
Pilonidal Sinus
Pilonidal Cyst
Procedure: karydakis flap
Procedure: laying open
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Recurrence, Complications, Work-off Date, Healing Time and Patients Willingness in Karydakis Technique for Treatment of Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus Versus Laying-open Technique in Imam Khomeini Hospital From 1386 to 1389

Further study details as provided by Tehran University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reoccurrence [ Time Frame: 1 year after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Work off date, Healing Time [ Time Frame: up to 1 Year after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 284
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Excision of the cyst and Karydakis flap
Procedure: karydakis flap
Karydakis flap is a type of primary repair of the wound, after complete excision of sacral pilonidal cyst with 2 characteristics 1)lateralization of final scar 2)flattening of natal cleft
Other Names:
  • karydakis flap
  • lateralization
  • laying open
  • primary repair
Experimental: 2
Excision of the cyst and laying open
Procedure: laying open
laying open the site of excision of sinus or cyst without any flap


Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

all types of pilonidal sinus or cyst

Exclusion Criteria:

no exclusion criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00716937

Contact: Amir Keshvari, Dr. 009821-22852650

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Tehran University of medical Sciences, Deputy of Research Recruiting
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 23
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Study Chair: Amir Keshvari, associate professor Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. fotoohi - Vice chancellor for reaserch, Tehran university of medical sciences Identifier: NCT00716937     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6148, 6148
Study First Received: July 14, 2008
Last Updated: August 18, 2010
Health Authority: Iran: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Tehran University of Medical Sciences:
pilonidal sinus
laying open

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pilonidal Sinus
Neoplasms processed this record on November 25, 2014