Taber's Medical Dictionary

Chamberlain procedure

(chām′bĕr-lĭn )

[J. Maxwell Chamberlain, U.S. thoracic surgeon, 1908-1968]
Incision into the mediastinum through an incision made next to the sternum. The procedure is used to obtain specimens for biopsy or laboratory analysis as an alternative to mediastinoscopy.

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