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Chamberlain procedure

Pronunciation: cham'ber-lin

Definition: a limited left anterior thoracostomy for biopsy of the mediastinal nodes out of reach by cervical mediastinoscopy.

Synonym(s): anterior mediastinotomy

See Also: anterior mediastinoscopy

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