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ligation

 [li-ga´shun]
application of a ligature.
Barron ligation (rubber band ligation) surgical treatment of hemorrhoids by binding them with rubber bands so that the ligated portion sloughs away after several days.
tubal ligation sterilization of the female by constricting, severing, or crushing the fallopian tubes; constriction may be with an encircling ring or other ligature.

li·ga·tion

(lī-gā'shŭn),
1. Application of a ligature.
2. The act of binding or annealing.
[L. ligatio, fr. ligo, to bind]

ligation

(lī-gā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of binding or of applying a ligature.
b. The state of being bound.
2. Something that binds; a ligature.

ligation

Surgery The process of tying off blood vessels to block blood flow to a part of the body or to a tumor. See Band ligation.

li·ga·tion

(lī-gā'shŭn)
1. Application of a ligature.
2. The act of binding or annealing.
[L. ligatio, fr. ligo, to bind]

ligation

The surgical process in which a string (LIGATURE) is placed tightly around a tissue and tied. This is most commonly done to tie off a blood vessel to prevent bleeding, or to close a duct. Tubal ligation is a form of female sterilization in which the Fallopian tubes are tied off.

ligation

the joining together of NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES through their termini, by synthesizing PHOSPHODIESTER BONDS using a LIGASE ENZYME.

li·ga·tion

(lī-gā'shŭn)
1. Application of a ligature.
2. The act of binding or annealing.
[L. ligatio, fr. ligo, to bind]

Patient discussion about ligation

Q. if you think you are pregnant and you have had a tubal ligation what should i do? should i wait to be sure?

A. i agree with doctoradhi, first of all get checked. the pregnancy tests are cheap and you can get them anywhere.
A tubal ligation is approximately 99% effective in the first year following the procedure. In the following years the effectiveness may be reduced slightly since the fallopian tubes can, in some cases, reform or reconnect which can cause unwanted pregnancy. so it can happen.

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A prospective, randomized trial of butyl cyanoacrylate injection versus band ligation in the management of bleeding gastric varices.
Band ligation was performed in the Left lateral position (fetal position).
Mice in group II (mice with modified Goldblatt 2K1C ligation on left renal artery and salt consumption) showed some area of infiltration of inflammatory cells.
Current study reports that well known methods of contraception were being practiced and adopted by the general public with tubal ligation and condoms being the most widely used methods.
Self ligation appliances regained popularity since the early nineties because of the certain advantages which were claimed such as: increased patient comfort, better oral hygiene, increased patient cooperation, less chairtime, shorter treatment time, greater patient acceptance, expansion, and less dental extractions 10, 12, 13.
We can just run the ligation portion of the above, then denature the material and use a method such as capillary electrophoresis or mass spectrometry to look for the B+C product, particularly if either B or C, or both, carry appropriate mass or fluorophore tags.
Some of them had failure with band ligation. The patients were followed up after one, three, six months and one year.
Transverse sinus thrombosis after internal jugular vein ligation. J Emerg Med.
The use of IIA ligation in current obstetrics and gynecology is controversial due to the technical challenges the procedure involves and the variation in success rates.
(2) operated rats receiving donepezil, subdivided into 4 groups depending on the time of sacrifice: at 7 days, at 14 days, at 21 days, or at 30 days after ligation;
Surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a commonly performed procedure with infrequent complications such as pneumothorax, tears in the ductus arteriosus or the aorta, wound infections, injury of the recurrent laryngeal nerve, and ligation of the left main bronchus or the left pulmonary artery [1].