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.


Special section on oncology

Put together by Editor Prof. Thierry de Baère, CVIR’s September 2019 issue includes special section dedicated to oncology:

• what IRs need to know about IO
• oncology-specific procedures on targeted organs


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FIRST@CIRSE publications

Both articles on the first data release presented by Michael Dake and Konstantinos Donas at the FIRST@CIRSE session at CIRSE 2019 are now available to read for free in CVIR online.



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Editor's Choice: November

What is the optimal SFA stent postdilatation? Paclitaxel coated balloons with shellac drug carrier appear to offer better outcomes at 12 months when compared to plain angioplasty, as shown by this prospective randomized study of 204 patients with no difference among the various stent groups.




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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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Editors' Medal 2019

This year 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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Impact factor 2018

The 2018 Journal Citation Reports have been released, announcing CVIR's new impact factor (IF): 1.928


The IF is one of the factors that researchers consider in deciding where to publish their research. Journal reputation, readership and community, as well as speed of publication are also among these factors.




CVIR reviewer workshop

CIRSE 2019 offered many wonderful opportunities for the CVIR community to come together to meet, connect and learn more about the journal. 


For the first time the programme included a CVIR reviewer workshop facilitated by Klaus Hausegger (Editor-in-Chief) and Raman Uberoi (Deputy Editor-in-Chief) to ensure that all reviewers are aware and up to date on best reviewing practices.


The next workshop is planned for IROS 2020




Template for reviewers

CVIR is pleased to announce that it has introduced a template for reviewers in Editorial Manager. 


The editors' aim with this new initiative is to improve the overall quality of review reports and to make the assessment of manuscripts easier.


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