World Radiology Day


The International Day of Radiology is observed every year on 8 November to describe the important role of medical imaging in modern healthcare. It was first introduced in 2012, as a joint initiative of the European Society Of Radiology (ESR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the American College Of Radiology(ACR). Every year there is a theme chosen, focusing on various specialties and sub-specialties of radiology.

These were the themes for the following years:

2012: Oncologic Imaging

2013: Thoracic Imaging

2014: Brain Imaging

2015: Pediatric Imaging

2016: Breast Imaging

2017: Emergency Imaging

2018: Cardiac Imaging

This year 2019 Sports Imaging (Musculoskeletal Radiology) is the theme, it is a fast-growing subspecialty of diagnostic radiology that plays an increasingly important part in the assessment and management of patients with a wide variety of injuries throughout the world. 

This year they are highlighting the crucial role of imaging in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of sports injuries, and the significance of understanding the anatomy, bio mechanics, and surgical treatment options.

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