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:

Locked lateral plating vs. tension band wiring in patella fractures

Investigating the biomechanical performance of the two methods used for fixation of simple and complex patella fractures.

Dynamic screw-suture stabilization system

Evaluating its performance in comparison to a suture-button stabilization of unstable syndesmotic injuries.

Helical plating

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