Ligature (medicine)

Ligature (medicine)

In medicine, a ligature is a device, similar to a tourniquet, usually of thread or string, tied around a limb, blood vessel or similar to restrict blood flow. A ligature can be used for tumor strangulation, carried out before removal.

ee also

* Tourniquet
* Surgical suture
* List of medical topics


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