CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology publishes double-blind, peer-reviewed original research work in the field of vascular and interventional radiology. Article types include clinical and laboratory investigations, scientific papers, technical notes, review articles, case reports, cutting edge articles and letters to the editor, as well as editorials and commentaries upon invitation only. This is a journal of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe and the official organ of more than 20 national IR societies.

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  • The journal covers cardiovascular and interventional radiology including interventional oncology and nonvascular interventions
  • Offers peer-reviewed research including clinical investigations, laboratory research and brief communications
  • Also includes review articles, opinions, editorials, and special invited submissions
  • 96% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Klaus A. Hausegger
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

1.928 (2018)
Impact factor
2.049 (2018)
Five year impact factor
30 days
Submission to first decision
98 days
Submission to acceptance
305,106 (2018)

Latest articles

  1. Authors (first, second and last of 4)

    • Wilfrido R. Castaneda
    • Carol Coleman Steenson
    • Christoph L. Zollikofer
    Content type: OBITUARY

Journal updates

  • CVIR Awards 2019

    Each year, CVIR Editors award the best performing articles in the previous year and the prestigious Editors’ Medal award to an outstanding publication from the year before. This year’s winners were awarded at the CIRSE 2019 conference in Barcelona, 11-15 September 2019.

  • Focus on IO

    Read the special section dedicated to oncology, put together by Prof. Thierry de Baère for the September 2019 issue. Articles cover many of the IO basics IRs need to know and organ-specific procedures.  

  • Open Access articles

    Articles published open access in CVIR are available to everyone to read and share.

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