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Welcome to the MO Journal website! For over 20 years, we've been publishing unbeatable content for orthopaedic surgeons and traumatologists.

As well as giving you access to all of the articles published in MO Journal, our site features many other types of content such as filmed presentations and debates from orthopaedic congresses across Europe, webinars, films of surgical techniques, and more.


Is a Short Stem an Option for Obese Patients?
Sabine Mai, Werner Siebert N°277 - October 2018

Obesity contributes to a higher rate of osteoarthritis in joints not only because of cartilage loading forces but also because the adipose tissue releases adipokine, a protein that leads to excess cartilage inflammation and...

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Cinderella shoe syndrome
Harald Kuhn N°277 - October 2018

What is the link between the daily practice of foot surgery and the fairy tale? Perrault described the glass slipper as properly fitting footwear: the fairy-tale template for a wearer who transforms from the poor maid Cinderella to a princess.


Individualised therapy of femoral neck fractures - The Wiesbaden concept
Michael Schneider, Karl Philipp Kutzner, Alexander Walz, Yves Gramlich, Joachim Pfeil N°277 - October 2018

The incidence of femoral neck fractures increases continuously (Johnell et al. 2005). There is a wide variation across the world showing highest rates for Europe and North America....

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Special Issue at DKOU Congress

Olivier Melison - on 24/10/2018

This year, we are distributing a special edition of the Journal to all delegates at the DKOU Congress. It is one of the largest national congresses in Europe with more than 60 nations and 1800 presentations. This is a great first for the Journal and we are very proud of it.

Our website is changing!

Georgina Parsons - on 03/10/2017

Looking for something in particular? We've now upgraded our search feature to make it easier to find what you're looking for. Simply type your keywords into the

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