Impact factor!

It's official! CVIR Endovascular now has an impact factor of 1.2, a historic development for the journal. We would like to thank all authors, reviewers, editors, and readers for your support over the years.

Reference and Citation Update

CVIR Endovascular now follows the same structure for references and citations as CVIR. Numbered references and Vancouver-style citations should now be used for your submission to the journal.


In doubt, you can always check our instructions for authors and the specific submission guidelines for each journal type.

Newest Reviewer Forum members

We opened applications for the Reviewer Forum this year and after more than 120 interested applicants reached out. We would like to congratulate the following new members who have been accepted:

Mohammed Abusedera, Dammam/SA
Ajay Alex, Trivandrum/IN
Jens Altenbernd, Witten/DE
Flavio Andresciani, Bari/IT
Kevin Anton, Philadelphia, PA/US
Zain Badar, Mississauga/CA
Farah Cadour, Trans-en-Provence/FR
Anurag Chahal, St. Louis, MO/US

Fabio Corvino, Naples/IT
Felice D'Antuono, Milan/IT

Valerio Da Ros, Rome/IT
Sanne de Boer, Maastricht/NL
Andrea Discalzi, Turin/IT
Mario D'Oria, Trieste/IT
Sebastian Ebel, Leipzig/DE

Rym El-Khoury, San Francisco, CA/US
Mohamed Fouad, Frankfurt/DE
Kin Fen Kevin Fung, Hong Kong, HK

Nikolaos Galanakis, Heraklion/GR

Alessandro Gasparetto, Toronto/CA

Marcell Gyánó, Budapest/HU
Hossam Hassaan, Cairo/EG

Matthew Lukies, Singapore/SG

David McGreevy, Örebro/SE
Alexandre Ménard, Kingston/CA
Nguyễn Ngoc Cương, Hanoi/VN
Santosh Patil, Mumbai/IN
Federico Pedersoli, Aachen/DE
Dusan Petrovic, Belgrade/RS
Rengarajan Rajagopal, Jodhpur/IN
Muthusubramian Rajasekaran, Viluppuram/IN
Tomas Reyes del Castillo, Mexico City, MX
Raghav Seth, Delhi/IN

Mohammed Shamseldin, Erfurt/DE

Thomas Sullivan, Winston-Salem, NC/US
Mansi Verma, New Delhi/IN
Karsten Wolter, Brühl/DE
Mohamed Zaitoun, Zagazig/EG

Reviewer Forum promotions

The following members of the CVIR Endovascular Reviewer Forum were promoted in July 2021 and invited to become a member of the CVIR Endovascular Editorial Board, after fulfilling their duties as senior reviewers. We extend our sincere thanks for their dedication and continuous support as a reviewer!


Osman Ahmed, Chicago, IL/US

Seyed Ameli-Renani, London/GB

Alessandro Cannavale, Rome/IT
Colin Cantwell, Dublin/IE
Raymond Chung, Singapore/SG
Warren Clements, Melbourne/AU
Francesco Giurazza, Naples/IT
Vincent Helyar, Hampshire/GB
Riccardo Inchingolo, Acquaviva delle Fonti BA/IT


CVIR now indexed in ESCI

April 2021


CVIR Endovascular has been accepted for indexing in Clarivate Analytics Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). The ESCI was launched in late 2015 by Thomson Reuters as a new database in Web of Science. Since 2017, the index has been produced by Clarivate Analytics. Journals in ESCI have passed an initial editorial evaluation involving rigorous evaluation processes and selection criteria.


The inclusion of CVIR Endovascular in the ESCI is a testament to the level of quality which we seek to provide to the IR community and furthermore improves the visibility of its content to readers.


You can find CVIR Endovascular in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Master Journal List.


Open access agreement for Germany

Authors from more than 750 German institutions will be able to publish open access for free with CVIR Endovascular (as of  August 2020). For more details, please visit the Springer website.

Make sure to read the Author Guide before submitting your paper to CVIR Endovascular.

Click below to read the list of eligible institutions that are included in the agreement.


Springer Nature: List of eligible institutions
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15% APC discount for CIRSE members

CIRSE offers a 15% discount on the article processing charges (APC)* for CVIR Endovascular to corresponding authors who are CIRSE members in good standing. In order to apply for this discount, please contact CVIR Endovascular’s editorial team at before submitting your manuscript.
Please note that the CIRSE discount cannot be combined with an institutional discount
, or used for already-published articles.


*CVIR Endovascular currently levies an APC of €1290.00/£1190.00/$1570.00 for each article accepted for publication, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable.  


Want to join our team of reviewers?

 CVIR Endovascular is growing very fast, becoming a major journal in the field of vascular IR; therefore, we are expanding our team of expert peer reviewers. We offer the opportunity to IRs to become a new reviewer for the journal.


CVIR Endovascular is especially interested in reviewers who have expertise and interest in the following fields: neurointerventions, gastrointestinal interventional radiology, pulmonary embolism, embolisation and endovascular interventions.  

If you would like to become a reviewer for our journal, please send us your CV and state your area of expertise at


CVIR Endovascular indexed in PubMed Central!

February 2020


CVIR Endovascular is now indexed in PubMed Central (PMC) / PubMed: two prestigious journal indexing and abstracting services and databases from the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).


This means that the full texts of all articles published in the journal are now available on PMC and the abstracts and citations are available on PubMed. This achievement reflects the growing success of the journal, its high-quality scientific articles, and the diversity and excellence of the editorial board, reviewers and authors. Indexing provides greater exposure and scientific validation for the journal and offers greater discoverability and visibility to our authors.


With its acceptance, CVIR Endovascular joins the league of other prestigious global medical journals who use the PubMed and PMC platforms to disseminate their work to millions of readers around the world who rely on the integrity of the NLM and NIH who curate these indexing services following intense scrutiny of the scientific, editorial and technical quality of its articles.


APC Waivers for Letters to the Editor

Open access also means open discussion. Have your say and contribute to scientific discussion on endovascular treatments by submitting a Letter to the Editor critiquing a paper already published in CVIR Endovascular.

APC waivers available for this article type - contact for details!


Consent for Publication

Please note that all case reports are presenting individual patient data and therefore authors need to state that they have a written statement from the patient(s) that he/she gives informed consent for publication. Read more on editorial policies here.


We encourage authors to use the below template for the Consent for Publication statement, which has to be included as part of the Ethics Declarations section:

 “Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.”

In the event that your institution does not have an appropriate Consent for Publication form that you can use, please get in touch with us at


Webinar on how to review by Prof. Jim Reekers

Peer review is a good opportunity for early career researchers to play a role in the research community and gain valuable experience to help improve your own research writing. If you would like to get involved in peer review and are looking for tips on how to deliver a great review for CVIR Endovascular, we invite you to watch the new webinar produced by Prof. Jim Reekers, Editor-in-Chief.



Direct Transfer of Good Papers from CVIR to CVIR Endovascular

Good papers submitted to CVIR and not accepted due to CVIR's limited page budget will be automatically transferred to CVIR Endovascular for consideration.



CVIR Endovascular at CIRSE 2019

Thank you to all our readers, authors and reviewers who visited the booth during the "Meet & Greet" sessions, and to those who participated in the "Solve the Case" competition (winners pictured below) for making CIRSE 2019 a great congress for CVIR Endovascular!


CVIR Endovascular at ET 2019

During this year's European Conference on Embolotherapy (ET), Jim Reekers, CVIR Endovascular Editor-in-Chief, introduced the "Meet & Greet the Editor-in-Chief" sessions at the journal's booth, as a way to raise awareness of the journal.


Having opened for its first submissions in 2017, CVIR Endovascular is the fastest-growing IR endovascular journal, boasting continuously increasing submission rates and a high number of article accesses from all corners of the globe.


Thank you for all interested authors and reviewers that stopped by the booth at ET 2019 for a chat with the Editor-in-Chief.