ASBS

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ASBSAmerican Society for Bariatric Surgery
ASBSActive Sway Bar System
ASBSAmerican Society of Breast Surgeons (Columbia, MD)
ASBSAustralian Systematic Botany Society
ASBSAreas of Special Biological Significance
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ASBSArmy Selection Board System (US DoD)
ASBSAnti-Skid Braking System
ASBSArizona State Button Society
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Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va., and immediate past president of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Because bariatric surgery candidates are usually malnourished before surgery, they need supplements preoperatively, he added.
American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS); June 11-16; San Diego, CA
The American Society for Bariatric Surgery estimates 140,600 bariatric procedures will be performed in the nation this year, more than eight times the 16,200 procedures 10 years ago.
The American Society for Bariatric Surgery, a Florida-based organization for obesity doctors, estimates nearly 60,000 bariatric surgeries were performed last year in the United States, says Executive Director Georgeanne Mallory.
Courcoulas said at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
Busetto reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. The mean follow-up was 5.6 years in the gastric banding group and 7.2 years in the nonsurgical group.
However, efforts are underway by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS), and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association to ensure that the procedures are conducted by experienced surgeons at hospitals with high volume, as well as comprehensive evaluation and management programs.
Northup said at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, where he presented the results of his retrospective, nonrandomized study.
Parikh reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
Standards for adolescent surgical candidates should at least meet the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) standard for adults, he said.
In its national coverage decision, CMS said it had evaluated the certification programs of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and determined that facilities deemed Centers of Excellence by either organization would be able to produce the best surgical results.
Alami, who presented results of the trial at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
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