Biofilm, Pilonidal Cysts and Sinuses

  • Melvin A. Shiffman
  • Mervin Low

Part of the Recent Clinical Techniques, Results, and Research in Wounds book series (RCTRRW, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Biofilm

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 3-5
    3. Tanja Planinšek Ručigaj
      Pages 7-19
    4. Oana Săndulescu, Mihai Săndulescu
      Pages 27-54
    5. Esi Sharon, David Polak, Shay Sharon, Nurit Beyth
      Pages 55-68
    6. Martin Sojka, Miroslava Horniackova, Marcela Bucekova, Viktor Majtan, Juraj Majtan
      Pages 89-108
    7. Haytham Elgharably, Syed T. Hussain, Nabin K. Shrestha, Gosta B. Pettersson
      Pages 109-120
  3. Pilonidal Cysts and Sinuses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Sunil Anand, Sushila Chauhan
      Pages 169-186
    3. Dietrich Doll
      Pages 187-196
    4. Turan Yildiz, Zekeriya Ilce
      Pages 197-201
    5. Johannes Jongen, Volker Kahlke
      Pages 203-207
    6. Cuneyt Kayaalp, Ersin Gundogan, Metin Kement
      Pages 209-213
    7. Aly Saber, Emad K. Bayumi
      Pages 215-230
    8. Sonja Dahmann, Patricia Beatrice Lebo, Max Vinzenz Meyer-Marcotty
      Pages 231-240
    9. Vahit Onur Gul, Sebahattin Destek, Serkan Ahıoglu
      Pages 241-250
    10. Barış Sevinç
      Pages 251-254
    11. Mehmet Kaplan, Huseyin Cahit Yalcin, Onder Ozcan, Fatma Cigdem Kaplan
      Pages 261-276
    12. Barış Sevinç
      Pages 283-283

About this book


This book discusses the latest findings in the fields of biofilm, pilonidal cysts and sinuses. The first part provides detailed information on biofilm formation, antibiofilm properties and activity as well as their potential clinical application in wound management. The second part then examines pilonidal sinus disease and the surgical treatment options. Written by leading experts in the field, the book is a valuable resource for beginners and experienced surgeons alike.


Chronic Wounds Anti-Biofilm Secondary wound healing Minimally invasive Umbilical

Editors and affiliations

  • Melvin A. Shiffman
    • 1
  • Mervin Low
    • 2
  1. 1.TustinUSA
  2. 2.Newport BeachUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-03076-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-03077-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2524-4590
  • Series Online ISSN 2524-4604
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