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: Emad (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: today Comments: 14
Under consideration General 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: Knut (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 07 Jan Comments: 2

PDF Format

If it is available in PDF format all can read conveniently.
Suggested by: DR VENKATESHPRAVEEN (06 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 09 May, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration General functionality request

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: 06 Jan Comments: 11
Under consideration User interface/Navigation

The old presentation with the skeletal was more easy to use...

Especially for poeple with poor english.. That was more demo'stratif
Suggested by: Issam (29 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 13 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration User interface/Navigation

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: 15 Oct, '22 Comments: 10
Done Bug report

Re-introduce the AO/OTA classification in the Surgery Reference

I understand that it was desirable to remove the dependenciy between content structure and the classificaiton, especially after the classificaiton was revised. ...
Suggested by: Andreas (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 24 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration General functionality request

Speed up production of pediatric content

It takes time to produce content, but we really need this... yesterday.
Suggested by: Lisa (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 15 Dec, '22 Comments: 4
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: Jeff P (20 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 14 Oct, '21 Comments: 3
Under consideration General functionality 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: 02 Jan 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
Under consideration General functionality request

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

Please help
Suggested by: Drew (16 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 08 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Done Bug report

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: 23 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

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: 09 Dec, '22 Comments: 1

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: Jeff P (20 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 06 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration User interface/Navigation

My suggestion is to make video easly attachment

My suggestion is to make video easly attachment
Suggested by: Nasr (21 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 30 May, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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: Mette Marit (14 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '21 Comments: 0

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: 04 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

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: 12 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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: 02 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Done

About rendering error

Kindly look into the matter, can't open
Suggested by: Chandan D (17 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 01 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Done

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: 0
Under consideration Content request

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

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: 03 Oct, '22 Comments: 1
Done

Add French translation

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

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: 22 Jul, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Content request

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: 23 Jul, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

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: 1
Planned

Attach webinar link to each fracture

Suggested by: Hany Ahmed (05 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 05 Jul, '20 Comments: 1
Under consideration

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: 21 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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: 21 Nov, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Increase the number of fracture type for selection

Suggested by: Jacky Law (25 May, '22) Upvoted: 25 May, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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: 18 May, '22 Comments: 0
Done

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 General functionality request

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: 05 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration