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SB

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for SOLOMON ISLANDS.

SB

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Solomon Islands. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Solomon Islander bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Solomon Islands. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Solomon Islands. Each province and the capital territory has its own code with the prefix "SB." For example, the code for the Province of Isabel is ISO 3166-2:SB-IS.
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The signs and symptoms of spina bifida also vary by type and severity.
It is believed more than 95 per cent of women who discover their child will be born with spina bifida take the difficult decision to terminate the pregnancy.
Spina bifida occulta (SBO) is the second major form of NTDs, where the site of the lesion is not left exposed [129, 130].
The remaining 14(13%) of the 110 patients had spinal bony defects without spinal dysraphism; spina bifida occulta.
Racial/ethnic differences in the birth prevalence of spina bifida - United States, 1995-2005.
The birth prevalences of spina bifida, anencephaly, and both NTDs combined were estimated as the total number of cases divided by the total number of live births during the pre-fortification (1995-1996) and post-fortification periods (1999-2011).
This is the first study to explore Internet use among adolescents with spina bifida.
INTRODUCTION: Spina bifida occurs when the bony vertebral arches fail to form properly, thereby creating a vertebral defect, usually in the lumbosacral region.
It was not a given that I would also find love and get married.-Deoni Oosthuizen, born with spina bifida on 10 January 1972
Chalmers was born with spina bifida, a condition in which an incomplete closure of the spinal column results in a loss of mobility.
Much progress has been made with respect to life expectancy in spina bifida patients, such that many children are living into their adult years with the condition.[sup.1] It has been well-established that early management of spina bifida complications, including fecal and urinary incontinence, is essential towards maximizing functional outcomes.[sup.2] However, as a result of the early treatments and progressively longer life expectancies, patients face potential complications arising from the treatment of adult onset malignancies.

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