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

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In clinical studies, Essure patients returned to normal activity sooner and expressed a greater level of overall satisfaction when compared to tubal ligation.
Women undergoing incisional tubal ligation typically return to normal physical activities in four to six days.
Following laparoscopic uterine artery ligation, patients take 800 mg of ibuprofen three times daily.
Previous studies have suggested that tubal ligation reduces ovarian cancer risk, but this is the first study to look specifically at its effects in carriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, who are at high risk for the disease.
On the fifth day of their hospitalization for acute bleeding of esophageal varices, 144 patients with cirrhosis were randomized to either endoscopic ligation or treatment with the [beta]-blocker nadolol and the nitrate isosorbide mononitrate.
Have you ever noticed that the word ligation sounds a lot like litigation?
TSAP catalyzes the removal of 5' phosphate groups from DNA, thus preventing the recircularization and religation of linearized cloning vector DNA during ligation.
7) They recommend a transorbital endoscopic ligation or bipolar cautery through a Lynch incision.
Bleeding gastric varices can be controlled more effectively and safely using endoscopic obturation with cyanoacrylate glue than using band ligation, according to Dr.
As a result, many women, particularly those who give birth in rural places, lack access to tubal ligation at the time of birth.
The patents at issue in the suit relate to methods for sequencing DNA using successive rounds of oligonucleotide probe ligation (Sequencing-by-Ligation).
Surgical resection required ligation of both the right and left lingual arteries, but the preserved oral tongue remained viable.
Leighton noted with a point well taken that postpartum tubal ligation is safer when performed immediately after parturition, especially when regional blocks are used ("Pro & Con: Is general anesthesia safe and appropriate for immediate postpartum tubal ligation in selected patients?
The Caprosyn suture is indicated for use in general soft-tissue approximation and/or ligation.