Suggestions and feature requests from our users

Your constructive feedback and feature requests are very important to us! Please make one entry per suggestion/topic. Give it a descriptive headline and be specific (what to do differently, which new feature). If your suggestion is already covered, please just upvote (and comment). If you complete the e-mail field we may contact you for clarification or additional information.

Offline app

An offline app would allow users to use the AOSR also when in locations with poor WiFi or mobile connection. Also, it would be cheaper for users with an expensive ...
Suggested by: Manager AO SR (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 09 Jun Comments: 14
Under consideration Functionality request

More videos in the reference

The AO also produces a lot of teaching videos, it would be great if there would be more of these.
Suggested by: Manager AO SR (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 16 Jun Comments: 4

Reconsider structure and layout

Dear AO Surgery Reference Team, First of all I am very aware of all the effort you put into the new surgery reference and I think lots of thinks wer improved. I ...
Suggested by: Felix (19 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 11 May Comments: 13
Under consideration User interface/Navigation

PDF Format

If it is available in PDF format all can read conveniently.
Suggested by: DR VENKATESHPRAVEEN (06 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration Functionality request

It's better to realise as book with the title Ao surgery reference

Suggested by: venkateshpraveen06@gmail.com (07 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 15 Jun Comments: 1

Skeleton page not working

The skeleton page is not working. I get the following statement "A rendering error occurred: Cannot read properties of null (reading 'getAttribute')". My Javascript ...
Suggested by: Katherine (29 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 19 Nov, '23 Comments: 10
Done Bug report

Link the Classification app with AO Surgery Reference

It is sometimes difficult to find a fracture by searching with a fracture code. Maybe consider introducing links from a fracture type in the AO/OTA Classification app ...
Suggested by: Stephan Weber (21 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 29 Apr Comments: 2

Speed up production of pediatric content

It takes time to produce content, but we really need this... yesterday.
Suggested by: Manager AO SR (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 14 Sep, '23 Comments: 4
Under consideration Content request

Anatomy

Description of orthopaedic anatomy of each segment of bone before describing fractured also mechanism of injury patterns should be added
Suggested by: Tashfic Ahmed (04 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 10 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

Restore click-to-zoom images

Previous version allowed to click on images in order to view larger images with additional illustrative descriptors. Please bring back this feature.
Suggested by: Manager AO SR (20 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 19 Apr Comments: 3
Not planned Functionality request

Ao for muscle and tendons injuries

I think it would be great if u could add such a feature because in many situations I feel I could benefit from similar well-organized knowledge about dealing with ...
Suggested by: Marcin (16 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 12 Jun Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

Include access to AO Start

Can not get access to https://www.aot-start.org/
Suggested by: Clark Fu (06 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 02 Aug, '22 Comments: 2

Unable to log in on app, browser, or any device to access membership content

Please help
Suggested by: Drew (16 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 19 Jun Comments: 1
Done Bug report

AO teaching video: The sliding hip screw

It is said, that clinical indications are among others basilar neck fractures B1. Isn't that wrong, wouldn't that be B3?
Suggested by: Volker Strauß (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 03 Aug, '23 Comments: 1

Check this manual https://es.calameo.com/read/005830020af358732f3bd

In my opinion this is unfair use of AO Surgery Reference material without even citing the source.
Suggested by: AO surgery reference user (12 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 0

My suggestion is to make video easly attachment

My suggestion is to make video easly attachment
Suggested by: Nasr (21 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 05 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration

AO SPORTS. To be seperate

Why can't AO start seperate segment of AO SPORTS? This is mysuggestion
Suggested by: Dr sujit kumar (23 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Content request

About rendering error

Kindly look into the matter, can't open
Suggested by: Chandan D (17 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 12 Jan Comments: 0
Done

Get more personalized content

The AO offers a lot to the surgical community besides of the AO Surgery Reference. It would be great to also have easier access to this through this site. Even better ...
Suggested by: Manager AO SR (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 06 Mar Comments: 0

Chronic trauma

The app is very usefull in acute trauma, but in our daily practice we face with pacients that have chronic fractures that we need to do other procedures like ...
Suggested by: Camilo José Peña Cardona (22 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 06 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

Duration of cast

It is very often not explained how long a cast is necessary in nonoperative treatment.
Suggested by: Sebastian (07 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 06 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

Expand diagrams on diagnosis page

Previously intuitive to match diagnostic image to radigraphic presentation. New descriptive diagnoses are less useful to new learners (i.e. Descriptive Monteggia does ...
Suggested by: Manager AO SR (20 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 06 Jan, '23 Comments: 1

Optimize print to PDF

Printing to PDF, both on my laptop and the mobile app, allows me to store a page for later use, eg, when not having good internet access. Please optimize the print to ...
Suggested by: Stephan Weber (21 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 08 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Functionality request

correction of the elbow medial approach page

Dear Sir/Madam, I suppose that the coronoid (not olecranon) was meant in the beginning of descriptions of medial approaches to the elbow (FCU split, Hotchkiss, ...
Suggested by: Anatoly Fedosov (03 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 04 Mar Comments: 0
Planned Bug report

Stay logged in on devices

It would be great if the app allowed you to stay logged in on your devices, as it’s aggravating having to re login every time I want to open and use the app.
Suggested by: Lewis Dillard (28 May, '23) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Functionality request

Iphone App not available in App Store anymore (Austria)

I love your App. It‘s really great. Unfortunately it cannot be downloaded at Apples App Store in Austria anymore. Will it be available in future again?
Suggested by: M. E. (03 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 30 Mar, '23 Comments: 1
Done Bug report

Provide a link for citation

I use AO surgery reference pictures in a lot of my talks. It would be helpful to have a link for the appropriate EndNote citation
Suggested by: Erik (23 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 25 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Functionality request

Surgical options for 3rd World countries

There must be some valid surgical options for 3rd World countries Sometimes having no gadgets
Suggested by: Hasnain Bilal Khawaja (04 May, '21) Upvoted: 07 Jun, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

Realization of AO Recon and AO Sports books

Our surgical community needs the realization of AO Recon and Sports books with global recognised indications about joint replacement and sports medicine
Suggested by: Gabriele (25 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Surgery references AO Vet

I renewed my membership but I am unable to open the SR AO Vet. After asking me to log in it still wouldn't open but asks me to "become a member".
Suggested by: Karsten Velde (27 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 0
Planned

Poller Screw

It would be great if there would be a section dedicated to the poller screw as reduction tool
Suggested by: Luca Corti (03 Sep, '23) Upvoted: 05 Sep, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Content request

Images not loading

Since some point in 2021 the images after selecting a bone in the skeleton haven't loaded. It's been more than half a year and this issue still persists.
Suggested by: Ricardo Altamirano (18 May, '22) Upvoted: 17 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Done Bug report

Distal radius dorsal shearing

For the Partial articular fracture of the radius, with dorsal dislocation, at the end, in the aditional fixations, you should check for dorsal translation of the car ...
Suggested by: Mitrulescu CATALIN (05 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 27 Apr, '23 Comments: 0
Planned

Correct the spelling of Smith-Peterson to Smith-Petersen on the iliofemoral approach page

On the iliofemoral approach page the eponymous name for the approach is spelled incorrectly. It should be Smith-Petersen not Smith-Peterson. Smith-Petersen was a ...
Suggested by: Julian Cooper (20 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 18 Apr, '22 Comments: 0
Done

Other bone fracture than what is present now for dog and cat

Add surgery reference for dog and cat fracture of distal tibia, pelvic sacrum,humerus, radius and ulna.
Suggested by: Uddhav (20 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 20 Jul, '20 Comments: 3
Planned

I cannot access the ao surgery refrence fully like orthognathic reconstruction section

I cannot access the ao surgery refrence fully like orthognathic reconstruction section I hav purchased the ao membership but not able to access kindly help
Suggested by: Masroor (07 Mar) Upvoted: 07 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration

can not open the surgery reference although i have a membership

Suggested by: koller (04 Feb) Upvoted: 04 Feb Comments: 1
Done

添加简体中文翻译

希望能在软件中添加多语言系统,以适应不同国家医务工作者的需要,特别希望能添加简体中文系统,这样我就可以快速学习AO理念,让我的医疗水平更上一层楼,非常感谢您的审阅,如果因此耽误您宝贵的时间,我本人对您及您的团队表示抱歉!
Suggested by: HAO WANG (29 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 29 Apr, '23 Comments: 1
Not planned Functionality request

Description of medial approach to the distal femur is missing

Dear Sir/Madam! In the chapter about the distal femur double plating the description of the medial approach is missing: ...
Suggested by: Anatoly Fedosov (17 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 17 Apr, '23 Comments: 1
Done Bug report

Add French translation

Add french translation
Suggested by: Adem (30 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 30 Aug, '22 Comments: 1
Not planned Content request

Increase the number of fracture type for selection

Suggested by: Jacky Law (25 May, '22) Upvoted: 25 May, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Functionality request

Mobile app

I cant download mobile app for android because i m using android 13 device and the app doesnt competible with android 13. Can you fix this please? Thank you
Suggested by: Süleyman Cihan (29 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 29 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Planned Bug report

Picture mix up

In the orthognathic section, the vertical maxillary hypoplasia and hyperplasia picture thumbnails are switched. The hypoplasia thumbnail is on the hyperplasia ...
Suggested by: Michael Olson (26 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 26 Mar, '23 Comments: 0
Planned Bug report

type on Assessment of elbow stability page

under "5. After surgery: check stability" the paragraph reads as: "...test an unrepaired medical collateral ligament..." Medical should be medial
Suggested by: Khan (24 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 24 Feb, '23 Comments: 0
Planned Bug report

Please include peri- implant and peri prosthetic fractures

Suggested by: Shobhit Taneja (21 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 21 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Content request

Correction of bone named

I would like to point out the mistake in printing the "cuboids" rather than "cuneiforms". Many thanks.
Suggested by: May Labidi (23 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 23 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Done

Correction in acetabular approach

In the modified stoppa approach It is mentioned that while putting malleable retractor in front of sacrum to expose "anterior collumn". Which is incorrect it should ...
Suggested by: Dr Ramesh Kumar (21 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 21 Nov, '21 Comments: 0
Done

Videos

Make videos in a seperate app
Suggested by: Aravind Ravichandran (12 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 12 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Functionality request