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.

CVIR and CVIR EndovasculaR: CIRSE's journal family


Template for reviewers

CVIR is pleased to announce that it has introduced a template for reviewers in Editorial Manager. 


The editors' aim with this new initiative is to improve the overall quality of review reports and to make the assessment of manuscripts easier.


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New impact factor

The 2018 Journal Citation Reports have been released, announcing CVIR's new impact factor (IF): 1.928


The IF is one of the factors that researchers consider in deciding where to publish their research. Journal reputation, readership and community, as well as speed of publication are also among these factors.




Ethical compliance

CVIR is obliged to follow the international ethical codes for publication. It is therefore crucial that if your manuscript contains any individual person’s data, including for case reports, consent to publish must be obtained from this person or their legal guardian.


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High social media attention

This article on an alternative hexapus technique for treating thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) has been well received by CVIR's social media followers, make sure to read it today!


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Editor's Choice for July

In July, Prof. Hausegger would like to highlight this patient-level analysis on pooled original data of 4 selected randomized controlled trials. The analysis shows no difference in 2-year mortality. Is this enough to use paclitaxel-coated balloons without any concern?


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