AO Research Institute Davos (ARI)

In its work to further the AO's mission, the AO Research Institute Davos' purpose is to advance patient care through innovative orthopedic research and development.
  • ARI supports the AO Technical Commission by investigating the performance of implants, instruments, and surgical procedures.

  • Developing new concepts for clinical applications/solutions.

Find ongoing and completed AO TC funded projects here >


Recent project reports from ARI:

Helical plating

Provides well-balanced load sharing in laterally plated femoral defect fractures.

Pancarpal arthrodesis in canine

Although oval radiocarpal holes provide more options, they increase predicted failure risk.

Patella plating

Provides superior construct stability.

Statistical analysis of humeral fractures

Allows identification of zones with highest fracture probability.