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.


For German authors for free

Corresponding authors from over 750 German institutions can now publish open access in CVIR for free!

Publishing open access makes your work freely, immediately and permanently available online for everyone worldwide. 


Check if your institution is eligible


FIRST@CIRSE publications

Both articles on the first data release presented by Michael Dake and Konstantinos Donas at the FIRST@CIRSE session at CIRSE 2019 are now available to read for free in CVIR online.





Read the articles here...



CIRSE’s latest standards of practice document details the diagnosis of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations and identifies transcatheter embolisation as the preferred therapy. Enjoy free access to the paper for the next six weeks, until February 24!



Read the SOP on PAVM here...


Top CVIR articles in 2019

CVIR Editor-in-Chief Prof. Klaus Hausegger has chosen 12 of the most outstanding articles from the many contributions submitted in 2019, one for every monthly issue of this year for your reading pleasure.


Find out what the articles here...

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!

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!


Read all winning articles by clicking




Editor's Choice: February

PAE from the experts! As evidence for PAE grows, CIRSE publishes the Standards of Practice from a group of experts, describing indications, imaging, anatomy and tools of this exciting procedure!




Read the article here!


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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