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Planning and Reduction Technique in Fracture Surgery

      In orthopedic practice, the treatment of fractures has always posed a challenge to clinicians. The AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen) or Swiss technique emphasizes rigid fixation and early motion. In this text, the authors present a superb review of the practical aspects of fixation of fractures. Their 254-page book is divided into six concise chapters that emphasize the proper use of the AO instruments and their value in difficult operative situations.
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