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.


Editor's Choice: June

Masks, gowns, gloves, eye protection, shoe covers, pre- and post-procedural preparation: all you need to know for the shielding of the Angio suite during the pandemic!


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COVID-19 related articles published in CVIR



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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 here which articles...


Get your IR service ready for COVID-19

Is your IR service ready for COVID-19?

Get advice from an IR who experienced the SARS outbreak.



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Editors' Medal 2019

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.

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CIRSE SOP on Lung Tumour Ablation

CIRSE’s latest standards of practice document on Thermal Ablation of Primary and Secondary Lung Tumours is now online!



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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!


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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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