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 observational studies

The largest cohorts on chemo- and radioembolisation!

Read the results from CIRSE sponsored observational studies:



CIRT France 


Browse the articles!

CVIR Awards 2020

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


Read the awarded articles!

Editor's Choice: November

MWA or RFA for HCC? Smaller or bigger than 3cm? This single center retrospective study on 152 patients reveals that the use MWA and size smaller than 3 cm is related to lower rate of local progression.


Read the article here!


Special section

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




Read  here...


CIRSE SOP on Analgesia and Sedation for Interventional Radiology in Adults

CIRSE’s latest standards of practice document on analgesia and sedation is now online!



Read here...


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.

CVIR Community Survey


Help us improve and offer you the best possible services for your publishing, reading and reviewing experience by completing this study!


We are here for you and interventional radiology!


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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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