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.


Don't miss out on CVIR activites at CIRSE 2019 in Barcelona

CVIR Reception and Awards

Saturday, Sep 7 / 13:30 - 14:30

Foyer Rambla


All CVIR reviewers, authors and editors are invited to join the celebration. Drinks and finger food provided! 



CVIR Reviewer Workshop

Sunday, Sep 8 / 13:00 - 14:00

Room 134


Learn about peer-review practice for CVIR and how to prepare reviews that will benefit the scientific community.

Participation is limited, confirm your attendance at



Random Reading Report

Participate in the CVIR social media competition and

win Springer vouchers & tickets for the CIRSE 2019 Farewell Party!

Take a photo of you reading CVIR in a random & creative place. Post it on the CVIR's facebook page and tag yourself. The more likes, the more chances you have to win!
Winner announced on Tue, Sep 10.



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. . .

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.




CVIR Award Winners 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 CVIR Award Winners!


Join us at the "CVIR Reception and Awards Ceremony" at CIRSE 2019 on Saturday, September 7, at 13:30 at the Foyer Rambla at the CCIB Barcelona, to congratulate the winners and to mingle with other authors, readers, reviewers and to meet the editors.


Find out who the winners are. . .


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 August

Heparin for tandem lesion thrombectomy in ischaemic anterior circulation stoke?

Not convincing outcome benefit as shown from this multicentre trial and the comparison of 122 patients.




Read the article here!

CVIR and CVIR EndovasculaR: CIRSE's journal family