✧✧ ESSR Guidelines for MR Imaging of Sports Injuries ✧✧

All protocols have been updated by the ESSR Sports Subcommittee and are now available for download.

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✧✧ 1,000 places for the ESR Invest in the Youth programme ✧✧

ECR 2017 will be dedicated to "Youth"; The scientific programme will reflect this focus on a new generation in radiology: there will be more interactive sessions, a more prominent role for social media, and topics that are of particular interest to young people, because they represent the future of their profession.
We would like to draw your attention to the 1,000 people/1,000 rooms/1,000 abstracts within the framework of the ESR Invest in the Youth Programme.

This programme, which is open to radiology residents, radiography students and physicists in training, the ESR is offering 1,000 places for ECR 2017.
Successful applicants will receive free registration for the ECR and free hotel accommodation, provided that they fulfil the requested requirements (submitters of an abstract, below the set age limits and members of the ESR for 2016).

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✧✧ Thieme News ✧✧

We have recently been informed by Thieme, that the next issue of "Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology" 2016 will not publish until October this year (due to delays in the manuscript submission).
As soon as it is published, the printed issues will be sent to your given membership address (if ordered).

We apologize for the inconvenience.
Your online access to the back issues of Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology is available anytime in your MyUserArea (MyJournals).

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

✧✧ ESSR 2017 - Save the Date ✧✧

The dates for next year's ESSR meeting has been fixed with June 15-17, 2017. Mark the date in your calendar!
The congress will be held in the beautiful city of Bari/IT, congress president will be Prof. Giuseppe Guglielmi.
The main topic of this meeting will be "Emergency & Trauma", besides a wide range of more general themes in MSK radiology.
Registration and abstract submission will start in November 2016.

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✧✧ Hellenic Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology ✧✧

The Hellenic Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology has been formally constituted on December 21, 2014.

The society has currently 55 members, most of them dedicated on imaging of musculoskeletal disorders and trained abroad.
The Executive Committee of the society consists of the following
President: A. Karantanas
Vice President: G. Delimpassis
Secretary: M. Vlychou
Treasurer: K. Pikoulas
Councillor: E. Drakonaki
Contact person: Elena Drakonaki (

✧✧ ESSR Endorsed Meetings ✧✧

3rd annual Sports&Arthritis MSK Imaging Conference, The Lower Limb
November 18-19 2016, Cracow, Poland

ESSR European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology
ESSR Office, Neutorgasse 9/2, AT - 1010 Vienna, Austria, ZVR 654027172
phone +43 1 535 33 85, fax +43 1 535 33 85 442, mail: