CIRSE's flagship journal

CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR) is an official journal of

the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE).

Founded in 1978 by Professors Herbert L. Abrams and Eberhard Zeitler,

CVIR is the longest-running journal in the field of vascular and interventional radiology.



CIRSE Members have unlimited online access to all CVIR articles. To access the full text articles, log in with the credentials for myCIRSE.



Dialysis access interventions

CVIR's latest special section was curated by guest editors Professors Bien Soo Tan, Kiang Hiong Tay & Scott Trerotola.


This special section brings together nine review papers that explore the current hot topics in the dialysis access creation and management arenas, and also revisits traditional topics with updates from experts in the field.


Read the articles here!


Editor's Choice: September 2023

TIPS on children!


Read on the range of indications and the outcomes from this meta-analysis on 135 patients that reveals that ascites is associated with impaired transplant-free survival.


Read the article here!


CVIR at CIRSE 2023

Thank you for your participation in CVIR activities at CIRSE 2023! As always, we had a great time with you and look forward to our next gathering.


Click here for the highlights!

New impact factor

We are happy to announce CVIR’s 2022 impact factor which increased to 2.9! This achievement underscores the exceptional quality and importance of the articles published in the journal. A big thank you to the journal’s dedicated authors, reviewers, editors, and readers for their invaluable contributions and support. 


Read the latest articles here!

Visual abstracts

Optimize your article with the new feature in CVIR! Submit a visual abstract of your paper in addition to the textual abstract, to highlight your research and findings. All article types are eligible, with the exception of editorials, letters to the editor and commentaries. Click here to download the template. 


More information here!


SOP on Oesophageal and Gastroduodenal Stenting

This SOP document provides up-to-date recommendations for the safe performance of upper gastrointestinal stent placement.

Many thanks to Athanasios Diamantopoulos and the entire writing group for creating this important document! It is published open access. Enjoy it and pass it on to your colleagues!


Read the article here!


Guidelines for reporting on studies

Are you about to submit your paper to CVIR?


Click here to find out which biological/biomedical reporting checklists are mandatory when submitting to CVIR.


Direct transfer of good papers from CVIR to CVIR Endovascular!

CIRSE has a journal family!


Good papers submitted to CVIR and not accepted due to CVIR's limited page budget will be offered transfer to CVIR Endovascular for consideration.

the CIRSE journal family