the official journal of CIRSE

CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR) is an 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.*


* Please note Chrome users are currently experiencing problems accessing CVIR. If you experience access problems, we recommend first trying another browser (Mozilla Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, Safari etc.). Springer is looking into solving the issue. Thank you for your understanding. 


Editor's Choice #1: May 2022

Is any covered stent suitable for TIPS? This single centre retrospective study on 72 patients reveals that off-label use of BeGraft offers similar results to Viatorr for patients with acute variceal bleeding. 


Read the article here!


Editor's Choice #2: May 2022

Is there any benefit for liver function post portal recanalization for not-cirrhotic patients? This single centre study on 5 patients reveals that after shunting and recanalization of the portal vein increase in liver volume and laboratory liver function improvement occurs. 


Read the article here!


Scientific Writing Workshop

CVIR and CVIR Endovascular are co-hosting a writing workshop in person before ET 2022 in Nice, France on June 20-21.


Space is limited to allow for more interaction, so reserve your spot today - we are already half full! Applicants are asked to submit a short motivation letter outlining research experience, IR training, and what they look to gain from this workshop.


Submitting this application requires signing into or registering for myCIRSE, even if not a CIRSE member. Register here!


Special section on TIPS

The newest special section of CVIR, covers one of the most challenging interventional radiology procedures, i.e. transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS), written by renowned international voices in the field.


This collection of articles was curated by guest editor Dr. Tiago Bilhim.


Make sure to read the article by clicking here.



Read the newest CIRSE SOP

CIRSE Standards of Practice on Bronchial Artery Embolisation


by Joachim Kettenbach, Harald Ittrich, Jean Yves Gaubert, Bernhard Gebauer & Jan Albert Vos  


Read the article 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.

Guidelines for reporting on studies

Are you about to submit your paper to CVIR?


Click here to find out which biological/biomedical reporting checklists are mandatory when submitting to CVIR.


Impact Factor: 2.740

2020 wasn’t all bad news – CVIR’s impact factor rose from 2.034 in 2019 to an impressive 2.740!


We are proud to host such high-quality articles and tenacious authors, and this new metric indicates that our readership  appreciates it too.


Thank you all for making CVIR your IR journal of choice!


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