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.



Mastering MSK interventions

CVIR’s November issue features a special section on MSK interventions curated by world-renown expert in the field: Julien Garnon.

This special section presents the latest technical advancements and most significant data from the literature on hot topics in MSK. The goal is to give any IR an overview of what is feasible and for which result.


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CIRSE Standards of Practice for the Endovascular Treatment of Visceral and Renal Artery Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms

Endovascular treatment has an established role in the successful management of visceral and renal artery aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms, and this Standards of Practice document provides up-to-date recommendations for its safe performance.



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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!


New 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. 


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CVIR at CIRSE 2023

Thank you for your participation in CVIR activities at CIRSE 2023! As always, we had a great time with you and look forward to our next gathering.


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Editor's Choice: November 2023

Clean the veins! Outcomes from the CLOUT registry on 499 patients from 43 US sites that were treated with mechanical thrombectomy for deep venous thrombosis confirms satisfactory outcomes with significant improvement in symptoms and patients’ health status. Freedom from re-thrombosis at six months was >90%. Adverse events rate was low but there was one device related death due to fatal PE. 


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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


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