By M. E. Müller M.D., M. Allgöwer M.D., H. Willenegger M.D. (auth.)
It is to the nice and lasting credits of LORENZ BOHLER and his university that they have got within the final decade built and validated so completely the recommendations for the conservative administration of fractures. however there have constantly been many, together with a few from BOHLER'S university, who've came upon enormous position for surgical administration, and with the numerous development mostly surgical procedure noticeable in postwar years, a brand new stimulus has been given to this a part of annoying surgical procedure, specially in view that bone accidents became extra advanced and widespread. the concept that of inner fixation isn't new. the intense criticisms which have been levelled at it keep this day their simple importance. development within the fields of asepsis, corrosion-free steel implants, operative event and postoperative care has lowered the hazards yet has now not relieved the health practitioner of accountability. The organization for the examine of the issues of inner Fixation (AO) has dedicated itself over a couple of years to the elemental ideas and top equipment of open remedy of fractures through prolonged scientific and clinical experiences to be able to confirm in each one person case the main promising line of therapy. even as a good designed and proven device set has been built with special directions for the proper strategies. for that reason, the hot observations approximately basic bone therapeutic that have emerged from the perform of inflexible inner fixation are as fascinating because the makes use of to which they are often installed permitting early mobilization.