Descriptor English: Ligation
Descriptor Spanish: Ligadura
Descriptor ligadura
Scope note: Aplicación de una ligadura para atar un vaso o estrangular una parte de él.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ligadura
Descriptor French: Ligature
Entry term(s): Ligations
Tree number(s): E04.426
RDF Unique Identifier:
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
Previous Indexing: Surgical Procedures, Operative (1966-1970)
specific heading/surgery (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77(71)
DeCS ID: 8202
Unique ID: D008026
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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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