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Table 5 Mean wound volume in follow-up visits in two groups

From: Does application of honey improve surgical outcome in pilonidal cyst excision with secondary intention healing? A prospective randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

Follow-up visits (days)/ml 7 15 30 45 60 90
Intervention group 44.2 ± 2.5 36.1 ± 2.8 25.5 ± 3.5 17.1 ± 1.8 5.7 ± 1.9 0.3 ± 0.4
Placebo-controlled group 44.0 ± 2.7 35.8 ± 2.8 29.7 ± 4.8 19.2 ± 1.6 6.8 ± 1.9 0.9 ± 0.8
P value 0.788 0.723 p ≤ 0.01 p ≤ 0.01 0.043 p ≤ 0.01