the official journal of CIRSE

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.*


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Impact Factor: 2.797

We are thrilled to announced, that for the second consecutive year CVIR’s impact factor rose in 2021 to 2.797, from 2.740 in 2020!


We are proud to host such high-quality articles and tenacious authors. Thank you all for making CVIR your IR journal of choice!


Editor's Choice: August 2022

Ablation of lung metastatic lesions: Meta analysis on 1804 patients demonstrated median survival of 5.1 years, and 3- and 5-year overall survival of 68% and 51% respectively which is comparable to other local control treatments indicating the non-inferiority of ablation vs surgery and SABR. 


Read the article here!


Editor's Choice: August 2022

Y90 for unresectable CCC: Single centre retrospective review on 136 patients revealed disease control in > 96% of patients, with median overall survival 14.2 months, however, when downstaging to resection was achieved (8.1%) median overall survival was 39.9 months. 


Read the article here!


Special section on TIPS

The newest special section of CVIR, covers one of the most challenging interventional radiology procedures, i.e. transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), written by renowned international voices in the field.


This collection of articles was curated by guest editor Dr. Tiago Bilhim.


Make sure to read the article by clicking here.



Read the newest CIRSE SOP

CIRSE Standards of Practice on Bronchial Artery Embolisation


by Joachim Kettenbach, Harald Ittrich, Jean Yves Gaubert, Bernhard Gebauer & Jan Albert Vos  


Read the article here!


CVIR at ET 2022

Thank you for visiting the CVIR  booth and attending the "How to get published" session in Nice at ET 2022!

See you in Barcelona for CIRSE 2022!


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 automatically transferred to CVIR Endovascular for consideration.

the CIRSE journal family