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a. The act of binding or of applying a ligature.
b. The state of being bound.
2. Something that binds; a ligature.


(laɪˈgeɪ ʃən)

1. the act of ligating, esp. of surgically tying up a bleeding artery.
2. anything that binds or ties up; ligature.
[1590–1600; < Latin]
lig•a•tive (ˈlɪg ə tɪv) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ligation - (surgery) tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature (as to prevent bleeding during surgery)
tubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
tying, ligature - the act of tying or binding things together
surgery - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"


n (surg) ligadura; tubal — ligadura de trompas, ligadura tubárica (esp. Esp)
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Objective: To compare the efficacy of injections Sclerotherapy (IST) and rubber band ligation (RBL) for the treatment of 2nd degree haemorrhoids in terms of improvement in symptoms severity score (SS score) in OPD patients.
Hemostasis was achieved by esophageal band ligation (EBL) of the large esophageal varices.
Interestingly, none of the endoscopists have chosen band ligation as hemostatic method.
In Stage-2, injection sclerotherapy, haemorrhoidectomy and rubber band ligation are used.
Patients with acute bleeding episode were medically managed with octreotide, fluids and blood products followed by elective or emergency endoscopic Sclerotherapy or band ligation.
Objective: To compare the effectiveness of pain relief of Sucralfate and lidocain: antacid 50: 50 solution in post esophageal variceal band ligation pain.
13) Broadly, grade 1 and 2 haemorrhoids are treated with non-operative treatment in the form of dietary modification, injection sclerotherapy, rubber band ligation, endoscopic band ligation, electro-coagulation or infrared coagulation.
Frederic Chopin in Rzeszow, including: - Lot 1 - Tools and accessories consumables for research and endoscopic procedures: biopsy forceps, loops for polypectomy, balloons extraction deposits, needle biopsy, guides the bile duct, clips haemostatic, rubber band ligation kits ligation esophageal varices, pumping equipment balloons, three-dimensional tool to remove severed polyps and foreign bodies, sfinkterotomy rotary baskets to extract deposits - 11 items in parts.
The purpose of this study was to see the outcome of endoscopic band ligation in controlling acute oesophageal variceal bleeding and the number of sessions required for complete eradication of varices.
Rubber band ligation versus excisional haemorrhoidectomy for haemorrhoids.
Sclerosant injection therapy, Lord's procedure, Rubber Band Ligation, Infrared coagulation, bipolar electro coagulation, Cryosurgery all are some of the treatment modalities used for 1st and 2nd degree 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.