Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current impact factor of CVIR?

CVIR currently has an impact factor of 2.210


How can I access CVIR?

Online subscription

CIRSE Members have unlimited online access to CVIR. To become a member and enjoy many society-related benefits click here.


Print subscription

Individual Members: for Individual CIRSE Members, the print subscription to CVIR is included in your membership benefits. Please make sure your contact details in your myCIRSE area are always up-to-date.


Group Members: members who joined CIRSE via their national IR society have an unlimited subscription to the online version of CVIR. If you would additionally like to receive the print version of CVIR, you can sign up for a print subscription at the reduced price of €74 in your myCIRSE area.


Non-Members: non-members can subscribe to print and/or online versions of CVIR by visiting the Springer website.


New as of January 2019
Due to a change of policy, CVIR print issues will need to be ordered separately as of January 2019.
All CIRSE Members are eligible for a highly reduced print subscription to CVIR. The print subscription rate for 2019 is € 74 and includes 12 issues. Please note that when you order a print subscription via your myCIRSE area, CIRSE must provide Springer Publishing with your contact details. Springer will then send an invoice to you accordingly. After payment of the invoice the subscription service will start.


How do I submit my manuscript to CVIR?

To submit a manuscript to CVIR please visit Editorial Manager.

For more information on how and why to submit to CVIR, please visit our submit webpage.


What types of manuscripts can I submit to CVIR?

The journal publishes laboratory and clinical investigations, scientific papers, technical notes, review articles, case reports, cutting edge articles, letter to the Editor. CVIR also publishes editorials and commentaries; however, these can be submitted only upon invitation.

Please note that only articles that are relevant to the fields of cardiovascular and interventional radiology will be published. Click here for more information on CVIR manuscript types.


Do I need to submit a Conflict of Interest (COI) form?

As of November 2015, authors are no longer required to submit separate COI forms. However, a non-blinded COI statement must be included in the title page of the manuscript.


How can I keep track of my submitted manuscript?

After submission, you can periodically return to the submission site and monitor the progress of your manuscript. Be sure to use the same login details you used to submit the manuscript.


Where can I find language editing support?

The publisher Springer Science recommends the scientific language editing services provided by the company Edanz:
Please note that authors are solely responsible for covering the costs of language editing services.


How can my organisation advertise in CVIR?

To place advertisements in CVIR, please contact


Where can I send my feedback and comments?

CVIR welcomes any feedback or comments you wish to make.
For comments or questions regarding the submission or review process, please contact the Journal Editorial Office (JEO) using the “Contact Us” function in the main menu of Editorial Manager.
For general inquiries or questions, please contact CVIR's Editorial Office at
To contact the Editor-in-Chief, please email


Where is CVIR indexed?

CVIR is indexed in the following repositories:
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Medline, SCOPUS, EMBASE, Google Scholar, Academic OneFile, CNKI, Current Abstracts, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection, EBSCO CINAHL, EBSCO TOC Premier, EMCare, Gale, Health Reference Center Academic, INIS Atomindex, OCLC, ProQuest Central, ProQuest Health & Medical Collection, ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection, ProQuest Medical Database, ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database, ProQuest Pharma Collection, SCImago, Summon by ProQuest


What is the price to publish an article as open access in CVIR?

As of January 2019 the article processing charge (APC) for CVIR will be 2480 EUR / 3140 USD / 2080 GBP net.