Putti-Platt Procedure Periprocedural Care

Updated: Dec 06, 2022
  • Author: Elizabeth Dulaney-Cripe, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Periprocedural Care

Patient Preparation


General anesthesia is used for this procedure.


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.