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.



Editor's Choice: April 2024

How is transradial approach for HCC doing in France and why? Read this interesting article based on a survey among 44 centres underlying still low uptake of TRA for HCC treatment in France. The main reasons were lack of technical mastery, no perceived benefits, and the risk of potential extrahepatic complications. However, all carters reported that there is willingness to perform more TRA for HCC treatments within two years. 


Read the article here!

CIRSE SOP on Management of Endoleaks Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Endoleaks represent the most common complication after EVAR. Some types are associated with ongoing risk of aneurysm rupture and necessitate long-term surveillance and secondary interventions, and this SOP provides up-to-date recommendations for its safe performance.



Read the article 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!


Scientific writing workshop at APSCVIR

If you're attending APSCVIR 2024 in Bangkok, you should join the scientific writing workshop on May 4, from 14:00-15:30.


CVIR Editors Bien Soo Tan, Gerard Goh, John Kaufman, and Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck will be onsite to guide participants through a practical session aimed at highlighting common issues in scientific writing and offering tips to avoid them.


Register for free today!


Become a reviewer!

Performing peer reviews can be a rewarding experience that also enhances your own research and career.


If you would like to join the CVIR reviewers’ team, send your CV to the CVIR Editorial Office at indicating your areas of expertise and interest.


Please note that in order to apply, you must have completed your interventional radiology training.


More details here.  

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!

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.

Journal metrics


2-year impact factor


5-year impact factor


Downloads in 2022

  Days to first decision (2022 median)


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