When to Operate?


Cleft lip with or without cleft palate
  • Associated w/ alcohol use during pregnancy
  • Tx: Surgery @ 10 lb, 10 wks of age, 10 g of Hb.
Tonsilectomy
  • Age 5 (increased risk of bleeding before age 5)
Inguinal hernia
  • Elective Repair ASAP
Undescended testies
  • Surgical referral @ 6 Month of age.