AOCMF Research Focus

Discover research projects past and present in several critical areas of investigation. More

Technical Commission

Development of surgical implants and instruments has always been a keystone activity of the AO Foundation. The AOTK (CMF) is the only body empowered to approve a device (product) or method (technology) indicated for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery as a SYNTHES® Product. Any new idea for an instrument, implant or technique is evaluated and handled by Expert Groups, committees made up of surgeons from all specialties and regions, collaborating closely with engineers. See how today's prototypes become tomorrow's clinical reality. More