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New York/Stuttgart –Manual of Fracture Management – Hand by Jesse Jupiter, Fiesky Nuñez, and Renato Fricker, recently published by Thieme and the AO Foundation, is a case-based book designed to instruct and introduce new technologies and methods to both novice and experienced hand surgeons. More than 2,250 high-quality illustrations and clinical images as well as access to an online video library showcasing dozens of surgical procedures for the hand are included.

Dr. Jupiter’s new book is publishing just in time for the annual AOTrauma courses taking place in Davos, Switzerland from December 7-11, 2015. A launch event will be held during the hand fracture courses to introduce this new title to all participants and members of AOTrauma in attendance.

Using the principles and techniques developed by leading surgical specialists from the renowned AO Foundation, this surgical resource is ideal for trauma and orthopedic surgery professionals, residents in training, and medical students around the world.

Jupiter et al.
Manual of Fracture Management – Hand
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2016
568 pp, 2,250 illustrations
ISBN: 9783132215818
eBook - Available from, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9783132215917


About the Authors
Jesse B. Jupiter, MD, is the Hansjorg Wyss/AO Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Fiesky Nuñez, MD, is Chief of Hand Surgery, DETRAU, Centro Medico Guerra Mendez, Valencia, Venezuela.
Renato Fricker, MD, is Consultant (Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery), Hirslanden Clinic Birshof, Münchenstein, Switzerland.


About Thieme
Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit

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