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ligation

[lī′gā·shən]
(medicine)
Surgical tying of vessels or ducts with a ligature.
(cell and molecular biology)
The process of joining two adjacent nitrogenous bases separated by a nick in one strand of a deoxyribonucleic acid duplex or of two linear nucleic acid molecules.
Formation of a phosphodiester bond to join adjacent nucleotides in the same nucleic acid chain.
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Except band ligation (0.76) and injection therapy (0.89), nearly all treatments could maintain above 95% rate of initial hemostasis.
Band ligation was performed in the Left lateral position (fetal position).
(2004) A prospective, randomized trial of endoscopic band ligation versus endoscopic hemoclip placement for bleeding gastric Dieulafoy's lesions.
Conclusion: Endoscopic variceal band ligation is an effective modality of treatment for control of acute oesophageal variceal bleeding as well as eradication of oesophageal varices, with fewer complications.
The patients were randomly subjected to Daflon or Rubber Band Ligation depending on their choice, after discussing the advantages and disadvantages of both methods with them.
Endoscopic variceal band ligation has been shown to be superior due to fewer complications, (13,14) but its use in children aged <3 years remains technically difficult due to the diameter of the smallest band applicator.
If health care providers suspect variceal bleeding, vasoconstrictive medications must be administered early and followed by endoscopic band ligation when the patient has been stabilized (Bosch et al., 2008).
Endoscopic band ligation of oesophageal varices has been developed and adapted for use with the flexible endoscope.
Objectives: To assess symptomatic relief in haemorrhoidal disease using rubber band ligation.
* Therapeutic endoscopic procedures: Self-expandable metallic stents and endoscopic band ligation have been studied minimally.