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The study suggests the Essure hysteroscopic permanent birth control system is significantly less painful for women than traditional laparoscopic tubal ligation.
The BioChemLig research project presented herein describes novel approaches for the discovery of new bio-compatible and chemo-specific ligation reactions.
Transnasal endoscopic ligation of the sphenopalatine artery.
In the first study entitled "Comparative Cost-Analysis of Essure Hysteroscopic Sterilization and Laparoscopic Bilateral Fulguration," researchers from the Mayo Clinic found cost-savings in the operating room when comparing the Essure procedure to tubal ligation.
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.
Not all patients with uterine leiomyomas are candidates for uterine artery embolization (UAE) or laparoscopic uterine ligation.
In previous clinical studies, Essure patients returned to normal activity sooner and expressed a greater level of overall satisfaction when compared to tubal ligation.
Ligation of the sphenopalatine artery interrupts the nasal vasculature at a point distal enough to prevent direct, retrograde, and anastomotic blood flow from the ipsilateral and contralateral carotid systems (figure)?
Cardiac surgeons consider ligation a relatively simple intervention in mitral valve surgery patients with atrial fibrillation.
And women who used oral contraceptives before having a tubal ligation had an even greater benefit; their risk dropped by 72%.
Ligation of the facial vessels clearly jeopardizes their future function, which may be required for oncologic head and neck reconstruction.