the official journal of CIRSE

CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR) is the 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.


Special section on oncology

Put together by Editor Prof. Thierry de Baère, CVIR’s September 2019 issue includes special section dedicated to oncology:

• what IRs need to know about IO
• oncology-specific procedures on targeted organs


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FIRST@CIRSE publications

Both articles on the first data release presented by Michael Dake and Konstantinos Donas at the FIRST@CIRSE session at CIRSE 2019 are now available to read for free in CVIR online.





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CIRSE’s latest standards of practice document details the diagnosis of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations and identifies transcatheter embolisation as the preferred therapy. Enjoy free access to the paper for the next six weeks, until February 24!



Read the SOP on PAVM here...


Top CVIR articles in 2019

CVIR Editor-in-Chief Prof. Klaus Hausegger has chosen 12 of the most outstanding articles from the many contributions submitted in 2019, one for every monthly issue of this year for your reading pleasure.


Find out what the articles here...

Editors' Medal 2019

This year it is our pleasure to award the CVIR Editors’ Medal 2019 to the author group by MR Meijerink & RS Puijk et al.for their publication on the topic of thermal ablation and chemotherapy for the treatment of small unresectable colorectal liver metastases.



Read the article here!

CVIR award winners 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 CVIR Award Winners!


A big thank you to all authors for making CVIR their preferred journal and a big thank you to all reviewers for their tremendous support!


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Editor's Choice: January

Is it powered enough? Single center, retrospective propensity matched analysis of 144 Rutherford III patients reveals no increased 5-year mortality of a high dose paclitaxel coated balloon vs POBA. 




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CVIR reviewer workshop

The first CVIR reviewer workshop of 2020 took place at IROS 2020 in Salzburg. With a very active group of participants, the workshop led to interesting and interactive discourse with lots of food for thought for both the reviewers and CVIR Editor-in-Chief alike.


Thank you to all attendees!




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