How did musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology develop as a subspecialty in the last 50 years? What is the current state of the art for MSK imaging? What trends will shape musculoskeletal radiology in the future?
For the 50th anniversary issue of ‘Investigative Radiology’ a series of review articles have been published. The MSK review article describes the patterns of innovation that were crucial for transforming MSK imaging from a field dominated by conventional radiography into a versatile contemporary subspecialty. State of the art joint imaging is described through nine key concepts. And emerging trends are outlined that may influence musculoskeletal radiology in the coming decades.
‘Internal Derangements of Joints-Past, Present, and Future.’ Invest Radiol. 2015; epub ahead of print (link).