berry picking operation

A popular term for the removal of multiple metastases from an organ or body cavity; for colorectal carcinomametastatic to the liver, most authors believe resection of up to 4 metastases ideally < 5 cm in diameter is reasonable
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berry picking operation

Surgical oncology A popular term for the removal of multiple metastases from an organ or body cavity; for colorectal CA metastatic to the liver, most authors believe resection of up to 4 metastases, ideally < 5 cm in diameter is reasonable. Cf Cherry picking.
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