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. 


Editor's Choice: Jan 2022

Anatomy of the genicular artery: this cadaveric study on 20 specimens demystifies the anatomical variability of the genicular artery and describes important arterial anastomoses in view of minimizing the risk of non-target embolisation.


Read the article here!


Best of 2021: Editor's Choice

We are pleased to share with you the list of Prof. Klaus Hausegger's favourite articles published in 2021.


Read the articles 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.


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!


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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