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Bachelor of Surgery.
- ‘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.’’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘‘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.’
From Latin Chirurgiae Baccalaureus.
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