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berry picking operationJoe Segen2016-11-23T00:14:37+00:00
berry picking operation
Definition A popular term for the excision of multiple metastases from an organ or body cavity, e.g., colorectal carcinoma metastases in the liver.
Comment Many authors believe resection of up to 4 metastases, ideally < 5 cm in diameter, is reasonable and improves the prognosis of metastatic cancers.