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(surgery) tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature (as to prevent bleeding during surgery)

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A total of 172 patients with cirrhosis and grade 2 or 3 esophageal varices were randomized prospectively to either variceal band ligation (44), propranolol (66), or isosorbide 5-mononitrate (62); patients had a mean follow-up of 20 months.
However, when patients who withdrew or changed study treatments were excluded from the analysis, the band ligation group showed a significantly lower risk for a first variceal bleed than did the isosorbide 5-mononitrate group.
And rubber band ligation is somewhere in the middle," said Dr.
Bleeding gastric varices can be controlled more effectively and safely using endoscopic obturation with cyanoacrylate glue than using band ligation, according to Dr.
Haemorrhoid Band Ligation System Made of stainless steel with compatible Proctoscope and obturator Non Disposable (Barron type) with suction system,
I was the first at BUMC to perform endoscopic band ligation of esophageal varices.
Rubber band ligation versus excisional haemorrhoidectomy for haemorrhoids.
Endoscopic variceal band ligation is safer than sclerotherapy, but the diameter of the band applicator makes it impossible to insert the applicator into the small oesophagus of children aged <3 years.
In particular its use for awake endotracheal intubation (2) and oesophageal intubation for endoscopic band ligation has been reported (3).
Endoscopic band ligation of oesophageal varices has been developed and adapted for use with the flexible endoscope.
Therapeutic endoscopic procedures: Self-expandable metallic stents and endoscopic band ligation have been studied minimally.
patent application entitled, "Elastic Band Ligation Device and Method for Treatment of Hemorrhoids".