Journal articlesPilonidal sinus wounds: Successful use of the novel negative pressure wound therapy device PICO™

Pilonidal sinus wounds: Successful use of the novel negative pressure wound therapy device PICO™

19/11/13 | Articles | Sue Murphy, Gail Powell

Pilonidal sinus wounds: Successful use of the novel negative pressure wound therapy device PICO™PICO™ (Smith & Nephew) is a novel device that delivers negative pressure wound therapy via a negative pressure dressing powered by a small battery pack. This provides a discreet alternative for patients requiring the therapy. This article describes the use of PICO in treating the challenging wounds that follow excision of pilonidal sinus and demonstrates the suitability of the device for use in the natal cleft.