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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Why publish with us

  • We are the publication of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), and the official organ of more than 20 national IR societies.
  • Our journal encompasses the fields of cardiovascular and interventional radiology, including interventional oncology and nonvascular interventions.
  • We welcome peer-reviewed research into clinical investigations, laboratory research and brief communications, and also feature review articles, opinions, editorials, and specially invited submissions.
  • We provide high levels of author satisfaction, with 96% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.

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  • Klaus A. Hausegger
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

2.797 (2021)
Impact factor
2.764 (2021)
Five year impact factor
20 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
504,631 (2021)

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  • Special section on TIPS

    CVIR’s newest special section is dedicated to TIPS, and was curated by Dr. Tiago Bilhim (Lisbon/PT).

    It is a collection of articles on one of the most challenging interventional radiology procedures i.e., Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS), which were written by renowned international voices in the field.

  • Open Access articles and CIRSE Membership

    CVIR publishes subscription and open-access articles. Articles published open access in CVIR are available to everyone to read and share. Additionally, CIRSE members have unlimited access to both subscription and open-access CVIR articles.

  • Editor’s Choice

    CVIR Editor-in-Chief Prof. Klaus Hausegger selects articles from each issue that you may find particularly interesting. Focusing on relevant research, the “Editor’s Choice” article aims to share knowledge and help move the field of IR forward. Here is the list of 2021 and 2022 Editor's Choice articles. 

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