Putti-Platt Procedure Periprocedural Care

Updated: Aug 30, 2017
  • Author: Elizabeth Dulaney-Cripe, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Periprocedural Care

Patient Preparation

Anesthesia

General anesthesia is used for this procedure.

Positioning

The patient is positioned supine in a beach-chair position. The room should be arranged so as to allow the arm to be fully abducted and externally rotated throughout the procedure.