This booklet charts the background of the global creation of an operative remedy technique for damaged bones, osteosynthesis, by way of a Swiss-based organization, known as AO. The luck of the shut cooperation among the AO's surgeons, scientists and brands in setting up a classy and dicy procedure as a customary therapy sheds mild at the mechanisms of scientific innovation on the crossroads of surgical procedure, technology and and the character of recent drugs usually.
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