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Tait's ligature

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A double ligature passed through the substance of the pedicle of an ovarian tumour, the loop then being reversed over the end of the pedicle and and placed between the two free ands of the ligature thar are tied over it.

Ira M. Rutkow:
•  Surgery – an Illustrated History. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1993.

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