25 years excellence in MSK Imaging - the ESSR brochure

Download here our Anniversary Brochure as PDF Version
printed and distributed on occasion of the ESSR Annual Scientific Meeting, June 2018

Interview with Maximilian Reiser

To celebrate the 25th anniversary, we are deeply honoured and grateful to have the opportunity to talk to Professor Maximilan Reiser (Munich, Germany), who was one of the founding members of ESSR.

PIONEERS – The History of Musculoskeletal Radiology

A miniature series, entitled: “Radiology Pioneers. A Forgotten History: Unknown Facts and Anecdotes from the Lives of the World’s Pioneers in Radiology” will portray one of exceptional people that have contributed to the development of radiology.
>> Please, feel free to send us your suggestions of pioneer radiologists about whom you would like to read in the next newsletters.

The ESSR has recently established a cooperation with the International Society for the History of Radiology.


Iwona Sudol-Szopinska – Initiative Leader;
Franz Kainberger – ESSR President;
Updated February 2019

Pioneers – The History of Musculoskeletal Radiology: Wilhelm Roentgen

The contribution is about Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen who with the x-ray image taken from his wife’s hand, was the first to show the human bones

Pioneers – The History of Musculoskeletal Radiology: Ivan Pulyui

The contribution is about Ivan Pulyui, pioneer of radiation in medical imaging.

Pioneers – The History of Musculoskeletal Radiology: Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla: “The world is not prepared for my project”

Pioneers – The History of Musculoskeletal Radiology: Maria Skłodowska-Curie

The contribution is about Maria Skłodowska-Curie. Her scientific achievements are widely known, but still little is known about her private life.

Pioneers – the first to perform a cerebral arteriography in 1927: António Egas Moniz

The contribution is about António Egas Moniz, the father of angiography.

Pioneers – The History of Musculoskeletal Radiology: Godfrey Hounsfield

Godfrey Hounsfield: ”Each new discovery brings with it the seeds of other, future inventions”