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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 425497, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/425497
Case Report

The Integrative Method “Suture Dragging and Simplified Vacuum Assisted Therapy” for Complex Pilonidal Sinus Disease

Department of Anorectal Surgery, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, No. 725 South Wanping Road, Shanghai 200032, China

Received 20 December 2013; Accepted 15 January 2014; Published 4 March 2014

Academic Editors: C. Barnett and F. Catena

Copyright © 2014 Chen Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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