Discount for AOTrauma members

All AOTrauma members can enjoy a permanent 20% discount on all AO books and e-books.

 

Selected e-books are offered to the AOTrauma members free of charge. 

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AOTrauma books and e-books

AOTrauma, in cooperation with Thieme Publishers, is proud to present its growing selection of publications, all being internationally recognized for its high quality and uniqueness. All titles provide knowledge and expertise through high-quality research, pioneering technological advances and technique and technology insights, meeting the educational needs of our orthopedic and trauma professionals.

Apart from standard printed books, AOTrauma has vastly expanded its e-book offerings. Every
e-book maintains the excellent educational utility of the print version, giving its reader the advantage of immediate access, possibility to download the title for offline reading and the option to create personalized account allowing the reader to set bookmarks, add notes, copy and print content directly, or download and print full chapters.

Books and e-books

Principles of Orthopedic Infection Management​
Stephen L Kates, Oliver Borens

The medical world continues to make extraordinary advances in both scientific knowledge and surgical skill, yet despite these achievements, surgeons continue to struggle with the challenge of postoperative infection. Without proper prevention or treatment, orthopedic infection can become just as life-threatening as the initial trauma. This highly informative clinical go-to text provides the core principles, treatment options, and the latest information and research specifically for the purpose of helping physicians manage orthopedic infections and related issues.

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Manual of Fracture Management—Hand
Jesse B Jupiter, Fiesky Nuñez, Renato Fricker

The Manual of Fracture Management—Hand is a principally case-based publication that introduces new technologies and methods to new and experienced hand surgeons. It features detailed case descriptions and recommended treatment options for a wide variety of fracture and injury types, and contains more than 2250 high-quality illustrations and clinical images and an online video library of surgery approaches and clinical demonstrations.

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Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum—Principles and Methods of Management, Fourth Edition
Marvin Tile, David L Helfet, James F Kellam, Mark Vrahas

With the collaboration of more than 80 leading international surgeons, and with hundreds of case images and illustrations, the fourth edition of this well-known and highly regarded book (now a two-volume set) explores decision making, treatment options, and the acute management of pelvic and acetabular fracture patients. Includes in-depth video presentations of surgical approaches and reduction techniques.

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Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages—Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection
Klaus Dresing, Peter Trafton

Following demand for a comprehensive AO reference on casting and nonoperative treatment, AOTrauma presents Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages—Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection. This publication examines the principles, methods, and techniques for applying a modern plaster or synthetic cast for the treatment of fractures, ligament, nerve, and soft-tissue injuries, overload injuries, and infections. Includes access to 55 cast and splint demonstrations on high quality online video.

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Periprosthetic Fracture Management
Michael Schütz, Carsten Perka
 
Periprosthetic Fracture Management is a publication that brings together the latest global knowledge on periprosthetic fractures pertaining to all relevant anatomical regions, surgical pitfalls, and complex cases. It also introduces the new Unified Classification System on periprosthetic fractures.

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Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis—Second Expanded Edition
Reto Babst, Suthorn Bavonratanavech, Rodrigo Pesantez

This recently updated textbook offers a comprehensive view of all aspects of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO). The second expanded edition includes the expert knowledge of AO surgeons from all around the world. It not only provides basic concepts and the latest clinical and basic scientific research, but guides the interested surgeon through the crucial steps of MIPO application in the different anatomical regions.​

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Concepts and Cases in Nonunion Treatment
René K Marti, Peter Kloen

More than 130 case descriptions are included in the unique cases section. The core of this collection represents 40 years of René Marti’s personal experience in nonunion treatment, demonstrating the principle of “Technique over Technology”.

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Manual of Soft-Tissue Management
David A Volgas, Yves Harder

This book is an essential outline of soft tissue injury illustrating state-of-the-art soft tissue handling. To address these issues comprehensively orthopedic and trauma surgeons must acquire a certain level of interdisciplinary understanding featured and demonstrated in this publication.​

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Techniques and Principles for the Operating Room
Matthew Porteous, Susanne Bäuerle

This textbook is a valuable tool for the operating room personnel and for residents starting their careers in orthopaedic trauma care. The book is divided into three sections: (1) covers the different aspects of operating room management for ORP; (2) features the AO Principles of fracture management; and (3) provides a detailed guide to performing certain common procedures with an emphasis on the use of the surgical instruments. ​

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Handbook Statistics and Data Management
Dirk Stengel, Mohit Bhandari, Beate Hanson

Applying new technologies, presenting your experience, and, of course, thinking of your current practice in the light of new evidence, needs some understanding of clinical research methodology. This pocket-sized reference book provide the essentials for clinicians at a glance.​
 
 

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Handbook Orthopaedic Trauma Care  
Piet de Boer, Steven J Morgan, Christian van der Werken

The AO Handbook of Orthopaedic Trauma Care is intended for physicians and other healthcare professionals in charge of the immediate management of patients suffering from trauma. This reference book is designed to provide them with the vital information needed for the immediate assessment and management of these patients in a concise and easily understandable structure. ​
 
 

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Manual of Fracture Management—Elbow and Forearm
Jesse B Jupiter, Diego L Fernandez, David C Ring

This book provides a comprehensive approach to the indications, fracture patterns, surgical exposures, contemporary implants, and postoperative management of elbow and forearm fractures.
 
 

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Musculoskeletal Outcomes Measures and Instruments, 2nd expanded edition
Michael Suk, Beate P Hanson, Daniel C Norvell, David L Helfet 

The purpose of this handbook is to provide the clinician or researcher with a user-friendly display of the most common disease-specific musculoskeletal outcomes instruments, all in one quick-reference location and assessed on validity and reliability. 
 
 

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Osteotomies around the Knee
Philipp Lobenhoffer, Ronald J van Heerwaarden, Alex E Staubli, Roland P Jakob, Mellany Galla, Jens D Agneskirchner

This publication offers a comprehensive overview of the present knowledge on indications and techniques for osteotomies around the knee including recent experimental and clinical results and new developments in surgical techniques and implants.
 
 

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Osteotomies for Posttraumatic Deformities
René K Marti, Ronald J van Heerwaarden

An international group of renowned surgeons present an outstanding hands-on approach to perform correction osteotomies in posttraumatic deformities throughout the body from the clavicle down to the foot.
 
 

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AO Principles of Fracture Management
Second Expanded Edition
Thomas P Rüedi, Richard E Buckley, Christopher G Moran  

For more than forty years, the AO has—true to its calling—imparted the principles of fracture management by several publications and special courses worldwide. The second edition of the AO Principles of Fracture Management book has been fully updated and extended to describe the latest techniques and covers the complete content of the AO Principles Course of today.​
 
 
 

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Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) in Children  
Hans-Georg Dietz, Peter P Schmittenbecher, Theddy Slongo, Kaye E Wilkins  

This book offers an up-to-date overview of all the possible treatment options with Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) in children. The material presented is based on the experience gained by the authors with this method, in some cases, over a period of more than 20 years.
 
 

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Manual of Fracture Management—Internal Fixators 
Michael Wagner, Robert Frigg

This book is the first comprehensive textbook that explains the surrent state of the use of internal fixator principles using locking compression plates.

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Manual of Fracture Management—Hand and Wrist
Jesse B Jupiter, David C Ring 

This unique case-based book offers an outstanding hands-on approach for the treatment of the key fractures of the hand, scaphoid, and wrist–distal radius. A huge collection of cases—with step–by–step explanations: case history, indication, planning, approach, reduction, fixation, and rehabilitation. ​

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AO Masters' Cases—Minimax Fracture Fixation
Bernhard G Weber

The orthopedic problems and solutions described in this book are based on approximately 125,000 operations performed over 25 years at the Orthopedic Department of the County Hospital St. Gallen, Switzerland.​
 

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Bone in Clinical Orthopedics
G. Sumner-Smith

The intent behind compiling this book was to form a bridge, or more properly a “firm callus”, between the literature available for undergraduate students and those intending to study bone in depth.

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Range of Motion—AO Neutral-0 Method
Measurement and documentation
Christian Ryf, Andy Weymann 
 
A systematic and consistent approach to measuring the range of motion through simple photos, diagrams, and animation.​

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