Daniel's operation

Daniel's operation

An obsolete term for scalene lymphadenectomy, which was performed when the nodes were not palpable.
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Mohammed Muhtaseb, the consultant ophthalmologist at Singleton Hospital, who performed Daniel's operation, said: "The condition is relatively common in adults but not in children.
We are delighted Daniel's operation was successful and who knows, he seems to be a natural and we could have another star musician to add to the others from this area.
Daniel's operation was carried out at Birmingham Children's Hospital by Stephen Dover, consultant in cranio-facial surgery, who is playing a leading role in introducing the technique in the UK.