Innovation at the AO

The AO Development Incubator is the latest AO innovation initiative to launch  More...


AOTrauma World

AO Interact

PlatzhalterAO Interact is a direct, surgeon-driven platform allowing surgeons to upload, search, and browse videos originating from the AO surgeon community.
Upload, search and browse videos!

AOTrauma STaRT

PlatzhalterAOTrauma STaRT is an educational tool for orthopedic trauma residents designed to support their self-paced learning at all training stages. Identify your knowledge gaps through self-assessment and browse through interactive case discussions to enhance clinical reasoning skills and illustrate the application of basic principles in the clinical setting.

AO Surgery Reference

AO Surgery Reference is an internet-based resource for the management of fractures. Gain easy access to the award-winning online repository for surgical knowledge, describing the complete surgical management process from diagnosis to aftercare for fractures in a given anatomical region, based on current clinical principles, practices and available evidence. AO Surgery Reference app is also available for iPhones, iPods, iPads, and Android phones.

Webinars and Webcasts

PlatzhalterAOTrauma is proud to announce its freely-available educational Webinars and Webcasts lead by world-renowned experts. Discover the variety of high-value clinical topics, including demonstrations of the latest techniques and advances in fracture management. View the upcoming live events and sign-up now.


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