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Bachelor of Surgery.
- ‘Driven by unwavering ambition and firm religious faith, she graduated MB, ChB in 1916, having topped the lists in both the medical and surgical examinations in 1915.’
- ‘The Nuss procedure is a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum that was developed by Donald Nuss, MB, ChB, at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Va.’
- ‘‘Low levels of vitamin D have been associated with osteoporosis, hypertension, diabetes, and cancer,’ said lead author Peter Black, MB, ChB, Department of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.’
- ‘That same day Keith Harding, MB, ChB, MRCGP, from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, will lecture on the evidence supporting the use of ‘Compression Therapy.’’
From Latin Chirurgiae Baccalaureus.
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