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    Dear teachers,

    Would you explain to me in plain English the meaning of the expression in bold in the following sentences?

    Iíve assisted at operations several times, Iíve even done some minor ops by myself Ė but surgeons have to be able to do the same thing again and again without bored , like tying off cut arteries and so on.

    Each time you tie off a bleeding vessel you leave some crushed tissue and some suture material in the wound.

    Thanks for your efforts.

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    V.

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    Re: tie off

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you explain to me in plain English the meaning of the expression in bold in the following sentences?

    Iíve assisted at operations several times, Iíve even done some minor ops by myself Ė but surgeons have to be able to do the same thing again and again without bored , like tying off cut arteries and so on.

    Each time you tie off a bleeding vessel you leave some crushed tissue and some suture material in the wound.

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Surgeons tie off a cut artery by suturing it closed, effectively sealing it so that it will not bleed further.

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