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.*


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CIRSE SOP on Peri-operative Anticoagulation Management

M. Hadi, C. Walker, M. Desborough, A. Basile, D. Tsetis, B. Hunt, S. Müller-Hüllsbeck, T. Rand, O. van Delden & R. Uberoi 


For CIRSE members

Read-only version


Best of 2020

We are please to share with you Editor in Chief's favourite articles published in 2020.


Make sure to read and share them with your peers.



Editor's Choice: May 2021

No true benefit if you go smaller! It appears that 4Fr downsizing does not change much in peripheral ambulatory procedures as procedures via a 6Fr sheath are equally safe, as demonstrated by this trial. 


Read the article here!


Special issue

Guest Editor, Prof. Ajay Chavan (Oldenburg/DE) put together a secial section on aortic interventions with a state-of-the-art overview of the topic. 



CVIR Awards 2020

  • Editors' Medal 
  • Most cited papers
  • Most downloaded paper
  • Best media performance and
  • The reviewers with the most reviews carried out!


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 automatically transferred to CVIR Endovascular for consideration.

Genicular Artery Embolization for Osteoarthritis Related Knee Pain

A Systematic Review and Qualitative Analysis of Clinical Outcome



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