European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology (2018) 28:1453 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-018-2250-7 BOOK ANALYZES E. Richard, Christopher G. Moran, Theerachai Apivatthakakul (eds): AO principles of fracture management 2 vols., third edition Thieme Verlag, New York, Stuttgart, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, 2017, 1120 pp, 2500 figs, 280,00 mm, Hardcover (GEB), EUR (D) 419,99 EUR (A) 431,80 CHF 483,00, ISBN: 978-3-13- 242309-1 Pierre Kehr Received: 6 May 2018 / Accepted: 20 May 2018 / Published online: 4 June 2018 © Springer-Verlag France SAS, part of Springer Nature 2018 This true monument Co-writing by 61 international authors Volume 2 is devoted to the fractures according to the area constitutes the bible of the AO. Volume 1 is dedicated to the anatomical, on the basis of the shoulder and finishing by principles, volume 2 with the specific fractures. ankle and the foot. The fractures of the spine are evoked only First of all are pointed out philosophy AO with the biol- in the chapters of the fractures of the osteoporotic elderlies. ogy and the mechanisms of cure of the fractures, the bio- A glossary clarifying the various terms used by the technology of the implants and especially classification AO authors and a thick index, respectively, allow an easier read- of the fractures and the lesions of soft tissues. ing and fast entries for the reader who wants to go directly Decision making and planning are detailed for the frac- on a precise point. tures diaphyseal on the one hand, the articular fractures on With its 2500 illustrations, two volumes are magnificently the other hand. Reduction and fixing are then presented, illustrated. either with absolute stability, or relative (external fixer, for This work must be present in the library of any experi- example). enced traumatologist or trainees. The following chapters make ravel the multiple traumas, the opened fractures, the losses of soft fabrics, the fractures Compliance with ethical standards pediatric, the postoperative disease prevention antibiotic and Conflict of interest The author declares that he has no competing in- thromboembolic, care, the fractures of the elderly people, terests. the risks of the irradiation of the imagery and finally the complications. * Pierre Kehr firstname.lastname@example.org Strasbourg, France Vol.:(0123456789) 1 3
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