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Descriptor in English: Ligation
Descriptor in Spanish: Ligadura
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ligadura
Descriptor in French: Ligature
Entry term(s): Ligations
Ligature
Ligatures
Tree number(s): E04.426
Scope note: Application of a ligature to tie a vessel or strangulate a part.
Annotation: usually NIM
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 77(71)
DeCS UI: 8202
Descriptor UI: D008026
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Ligation - Preferred
Concept UI M0012510
Scope note Application of a ligature to tie a vessel or strangulate a part.
Preferred term Ligation
Entry term(s) Ligations
Ligature - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0012511
Preferred term Ligature
Entry term(s) Ligatures



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