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Trevor, the man in Arizona planning to get a vasectomy, says his wife has been turned down for tubal ligation five times, while he’s so far faced little resistance in scheduling his own procedure.

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I was on birth control pills for years, and when I got my OBGYN to agree to it- I got a tubal ligation.

Tubal ligation is used by about the same number of women but is much less easy to undo.

What she now thinks they were talking about was a tubal ligation.

It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason, and our waking conceptions do not match the Fancies of our sleeps.

The ligature may be applied on the cardiac side of the aneurysm—proximal ligation, or to the artery beyond—distal ligation.

Ligation of the aorta has so far been unsuccessful, but in one case operated upon by Keen the patient survived forty-eight days.

Those most suitable for ligation are cases in which the aneurysm is circumscribed and globular (Sheen).

If ligation is found to be impracticable, the Moore-Corradi method or Macewen's needling may be tried.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ligation, such as: association, channel, contact, element, hookup, and network.

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