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.*


* 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. 


Reviewer Workshop 2021

 CVIR is hosting a reviewer workshop to help you refine your review-writing abilities, better navigate Editorial Manager, and to introduce new reviewers to reviewing for CVIR. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, December 14th at 15:00 CET.


Preregistration needed, so

please register here!


Read the newest CIRSE SOP

CIRSE Standards of Practice on Hepatic Transarterial Chemoembolisation

by Pierleone Lucatelli, Marta Burrel, Boris Guiu, Gianluca de Rubeis, Otto van Delden & Thomas Helmberger


Read it here!


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.


Editor's Choice #1: Dec 2021

Covered stents for haemodialysis access? Satisfactory 12-month outcomes from this prospective observational study on 46 patients among three centres.


Read the article here!


Editor's Choice #2: Dec 2021

The VERNACULAR study- 3-year outcomes: 22 centres and 170 patients. Satisfactory outcomes with primary patency sustained at 3 years (79.5%) with a relative drop in the patency rate of only 9% from 1 to 3 years. Antiplatelet or/and anticoagulation was at the preference of the centre.  


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.

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!



We are delighted to announce that two studies presented at the 2021 FIRST@CIRSE session were published in CVIR parallel to the presentations.


Click here to read the full articles!



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