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.



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


Don't miss new papers on  liver tumour embolisation

I have selected some recently published articles on liver embolisation that I hope will be useful to colleagues who might soon go back to their busy schedules filled with HCC and liver tumour embolisation.



Best regards, Prof. Klaus Hausegger (CVIR Editor-in-Chief)


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COVID-19 related articles published in CVIR



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Editor's Choice: July

Loss of muscle after EVAR? This retrospective study of 276 patients reveals that the occlusion of lumbar arteries during EVAR decreases psoas muscle area in CT scans. However, no functional impairment is confirmed.


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CIRSE SOP on Lung Tumour Ablation

CIRSE’s latest standards of practice document on Thermal Ablation of Primary and Secondary Lung Tumours is now online!



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Editors' Medal 2019

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.

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Direct transfer of good papers from CVIR to CVIR Endovascular!

CIRSE now 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.

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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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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