I would like to thank Editor-in-Chief Dr. Wale and the JAOCR for allowing me to serve as guest editor for this issue. This issue of the JAOCR is intended to highlight the Annual Exhibits presented at the 2019 AOCR Annual Meeting. The top Annual Exhibits submitted to the conference were invited for submission to this issue, highlighting the involved residents and their institutions.
As the topics chosen were the top Annual Exhibits from the AOCR annual conference, they cover a broad range. The first review article covers the MRI appearance and pathology of the Achilles tendon and surrounding structures. The residents at OSU Center for Health Sciences Drs. Young, Fisher, and DeGiacomo were instrumental in producing this article. Our goal is to assist the general radiologist in accurately describing Achilles tendon injuries and related pathology.
The second review article was written by Drs. Patel, Shaikh, Selley, and Carter from the Department of Radiology at Michigan State University and McLaren Healthcare. This is an overview of the most common sports-related injuries in adolescent athletes. Radiologists play a key role in identifying patterns of overuse injury in adolescent athletes and can have a significant impact on initiation of treatment.
Our last review article was written by residents and faculty at OSU Center for Health Sciences Drs. Daniel, Cho, and Summers. This article focuses on the differential considerations for restricted diffusion on brain MRI with excellent imaging representations of a multitude of etiologies.
Our Viewbox articles were from the Annual Exhibits presented by Dr. Sabbagh at the University of Arkansas Department of Interventional Radiology, and Dr. Martin who is a resident at the Beaumont Health - Farmington Hills Department of Radiology.
Thank you to all the authors and their essential contributions. I hope this issue entices radiology residents, faculty, and practicing radiologists to attend the AOCR meetings in the future and submit their research and educational material for future Annual Exhibits. Lastly and most importantly, thank you to my wife for her continued love and support through everything!Back To Top
vanBorstel D. In this Issue: July 2020. J Am Osteopath Coll Radiol. 2020;9(3):4.
Dr. von Borstel is Subspecialty Chief of the Musculoskeletal Division and Residency Program Director Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, OK.