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Table 1 Cases and procedures where blood is requested pre-operatively in the Philippine Children’s Medical Center

From: Use of Maximum Surgical Order Schedule (MSBOS) among pediatric patients to optimize blood utilization

Major abdominal surgerySurgery for intestinal atresia, congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair, Ladd’s procedure, intussuception, bowel resection, adhesiolysis
Major thoracic surgeryLobectomy, surgery for esophageal atresia, mediastinal surgery
Surgery for abdominal wall defectsTemporary silo placement, primary repair, staged repair
Head and neck surgeryExcision of lymphangioma, brachial cleft anomalies, thyroid surgery
Colorectal surgeryPull through for anorectal anomalies and Hirschsprung’s disease
Surgery for solid tumorsExcision of intraabdominal, retroperitoneal and sacrococcygeal tumors
OstomiesCreation and closure of ostomy
Upper gastrointestinal SurgeryEsophageal replacement, esophageal, gastric and duodenal resection
HepatobiliarySurgery for biliary atresia, choledochal cyst, and biliary lithiasis
GenitourinaryBladder reconstruction, renal surgery, repair of hypospadias
AppendectomyUncomplicated and complicated