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tape

 [tāp]
a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.
adhesive tape a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive material that causes adherence to an adjoining surface.
Montgomery t's Montgomery straps.

tape

(tāp),
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]

tape

(tāp) a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.
adhesive tape  a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive material.

tape

Etymology: AS, taeppe
strips of material, usually with adhesive, used to secure bandages.

tape

Surgery An adhesive paper or cloth strip or ribbon used to close incisions; tape ↓ infection risk by eliminating a foreign body–eg, sutures that communicate with outside of the body. Cf Catgut, Staples  Vox populi A magnetic recording medium. See Digital tape.

tape

(tāp)
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]

tape

a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.

adhesive tape
a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive material.
tape closure
application of tape strips across the incision can be used to hold wound edges in apposition.
vaginal tape
special tape for use in closing the vulva to retain a prolapsed cervix or uterus. See also buhner method.

Patient discussion about tape

Q. how will i know if i have a tape worm in my body?

A. Most people who are infected with tapeworm don't show symptoms.
It's possible you might notice segments of the adult tapeworm (proglottids) in your stool. Other possible signs and symptoms include:

Nausea
Weakness
Loss of appetite
Abdominal pain
Diarrhea
Weight loss and inadequate absorption of nutrients from food

If you suspect you have a tapeworm you'll need your doctor to check your stool or send samples to a laboratory for testing. A laboratory may use microscopic identification techniques to check for eggs or tapeworm segments in your feces.

More discussions about tape
References in periodicals archive ?
Tension-free vaginal tape and laparoscopic mesh colposuspension for stress urinary incontinence.
Functional results after tape removal for chronic pelvic pain following tension-free vaginal tape or transobturator tape.
A prospective multicenter randomized trial of tension-free vaginal tape and colposuspension for primary urodynamic stress incontinence: Two year follow up.
Then there's tension-free vaginal tape (also known as TVT).
Study Compares Monarc([R]) Subfascial Hammock to Tension-free Vaginal Tape
To compare the outcome of suburethral sling procedures (tension-free vaginal tape (TVT), obturator tape (Ob-tape)) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women with previous surgery for SUI or pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
Absence of urethral hypermobility, for example, may place patients at higher risk of failure following tension-free vaginal tape (TVT).
Surgical repair of stress urinary incontinence using either transobturator tape or tension-free vaginal tape significantly improved physical aspects of sexual function at 1 year, based on the secondary analysis of a study involving 170 women.
Scotland -- Scotland, February 28 /PRNewswire/ -- - Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) for stress urinary incontinence