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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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When conservative haemorrhoid therapy is ineffective, there are various other out-patient treatment options available for haemorrhoids like; injection sclerotherapy (IST), rubber band ligation (RBL), cryotherapy, infra-red coagulation (very expensive) and bipolar coagulation3.
2004) A prospective, randomized trial of endoscopic band ligation versus endoscopic hemoclip placement for bleeding gastric Dieulafoy's lesions.
Post Esophageal Variceal band ligation pain is a common complication, mostly it is mild to moderate in intensity but may be severe in few cases.
KEY WORDS: Endoscopic band ligation, Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, Oesophageal variceal bleeding, Chronic liver disease.
100 patients each were either given Daflon 500 mg or underwent Rubber Band Ligation.
Sclerotherapy versus variceal band ligation for oesophageal varices: influence on gastropathy, gastric varices and variceal recurrences.
A randomized controlled trial also found carvedilol is comparable to variceal band ligation as prophylaxis for first variceal bleed in overall mortality rate, but had a lower incidence rate for first variceal bleed.
Group I (study group): Included 31 patients in whom endoscopic band ligation was done then received sucralfate 1 gm every 6 hours for 2 weeks.
At 3 months of follow up rubber band ligation cured 76(72.
Systematic review of randomized trials comparing rubber band ligation with excisional haemorrhoidectomy.
Either endoscopic variceal band ligation or pharmacological treatment with [beta]-adrenergic blockers is an accepted first-line therapy to prevent variceal rebleeding.
Treatment often involves different degrees of surgical intervention including wedge resection, polypectomy, suture ligation, band ligation, and sometimes bowel resection.