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

Read the September issue, which includes a special section dedicated to oncology:
• what IRs need to know about IO
• oncology-specific procedures on targeted organs

Guest Editor:
Prof. Thierry de Baère




FIRST@CIRSE publications

Full articles on the first data release presented by Michael Dake and Konstantinos Donas at the FIRST@CIRSE session are now available to read in CVIR online:


Donas, K.P. et al. "Long-Term Mortality of Matched Patients with Intermittent Claudication Treated by High-Dose Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Versus Plain Balloon Angioplasty: A Real-World Study"


Dake, M. D. et al. "Paclitaxel-Coated Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Stent Treatment Does Not Result in Increased Long-Term All-Cause Mortality Compared to Uncoated Devices"


CVIR reviewer workshop

Thank you to all who participated at this year's workshop at CIRSE 2019!


Klaus Hausegger (Editor-in-Chief) and Raman Uberoi (Deputy Editor-in-Chief) talked about the best peer-review practices for CVIR, as well as how to prepare reviews that will benefit the scientific community.





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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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.




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.


Read more. . .


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!

Editor's Choice for Sep.

Too much variability! Explore the range of embolization techniques for HCC from 62 different countries from this global survey confirming that a number of different techniques are used in different geographical areas.




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