myAO Clinical Roundup on Arthroplasty after fracture

2022-08-22T09:30:20+00:00

August 2022

Arthroplasty is commonly used to treat acute fracture of the proximal femur, complex proximal humerus fracture or elbow fracture, but is less usual in complex knee fracture. The main objective of arthroplasty in fractures of the proximal femur is to save the patient's life by limiting the decubitus complications, thanks to immediate resumption of weight-bearing. For the shoulder and elbow, the objective is to save joint function, thanks to immediate postoperative mobilization.

myAO knowledge update on Arthroscopy and surgical sports medecine

2022-06-13T13:31:26+00:00

June 2022

The surgical treatment of sports injuries and other soft-tissue conditions around the joints are closely related to classical orthopedic and trauma surgery, however, many innovative techniques for prevention, repair, and reconstruction require specific specialization to achieve excellence in patient outcomes.

myAO Knowledge update on Innovation Translation

2022-04-22T06:18:40+00:00

March 2022

Innovation translation at the AO and its AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC) encompasses the conception, strategic evaluation, and development of clinical solutions in collaboration with industrial partners. It includes proof-of-concept work with innovators, valorization of new technologies and techniques and clinical evidence creation to prove the added value of new solutions. Strategic investments in intellectual property, technology, and companies are also part of AO ITC's mandate.

Expert Roundup – Meet with Kodi Kojima

2021-12-17T17:25:56+00:00

November 2021

Dr. Kodi Kojima is Chief of the Trauma Group at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. He has served as the chairperson of the AOTrauma International Board (AOTIB), as a faculty member within the AO Foundation, a member of the TK Lower Extremity Expert Group, and as a regional board member with responsibilities in research and education. In his role as the chairperson of AOTEC, he represented AOTrauma Education as a member of the AOTIB.

Roundup on Pediatric Fractures

2021-12-17T17:23:30+00:00

October 2021

Children and adolescents present a unique challenge in trauma care because they are so different from adults. The risks to injured children and adolescents can be significantly reduced with the provision of appropriate care. Besides access to two new AO Surgery Reference modules on Pediatric Trauma, myAO is offering you the following exclusive selection of "knowledge gems" around Pediatric Fracture Management.
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