This book and DVD set presents the most current recommendations for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO). Based on a groundbreaking AO course taught in East Asia, this exceptional book serves as a useful guide for both beginning and experienced trauma surgeons using MIPO techniques.The first section of the book reviews general principles, including mechanobiology, instrumentation, implants, imaging, computer assisted surgery, reduction techniques, and more. The second section organizes its coverage of clinical applications according to the anatomical location of the fracture. The book guides the reader step-by-step through the management of each case, providing practical tips, photographs, and illustrations which clarify key concepts. Animations and video clips on an accompanying DVD-ROM supplement and reinforce topics discussed in the text.