As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
Editor’s Pick: “Pigtail through snare” technique: an easy and fast way to retrieve a catheter fragment with inaccessible ends
Inventiveness and searching for new minimal invasive solutions have always been the hallmark of interventional radiology (IR). There is no medical specialty that carries the flag of constant innovation like IR. The pigtail through snare technique is just another example of this. Enjoy the read!
15% APC discount for CIRSE Members
To celebrate CVIR Endovascular's success, help reduce the financial costs for authors and encourage more CIRSE researchers to consider publishing open access, the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) now offers a 15% discount on the 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 email@example.com before submitting your paper.
Please note that the CIRSE discount cannot be combined with an institutional discount.
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Aims and scope
CVIR Endovascular is a multidisciplinary open access journal of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe and the first open peer review journal in the field of endovascular interventions. The journal is intended for ALL specialists working in the field of endovascular treatment. CVIR Endovascular publishes articles in the area of venous and arterial interventions including vascular malformations, non-oncological embolization, peripheral vascular interventions, aortic interventions, emergency medicine and carotid interventions. CVIR Endovascular publishes a wide range of article types including case reports, new technologies, original articles, review articles, study protocols, short communications, letters to the editor and editorials. The field of endovascular treatment is very dynamic and new ideas need rapid communication so that the latest information is available to treat our patients. CVIR Endovascular also wants to stimulate scientific discussions and provides a podium to discuss your research work with your peers.
The CVIR Endovascular Podcast
The CVIR Endovascular Podcast has been launched in December 2020. CVIR Endovascular’s Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Jim Reekers, discusses journal articles on endovascular and vascular interventions with journal authors and leaders in the field. Find out more here!
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CVIR Endovascular is published continuously online-only. We encourage you to sign up to receive free email alerts to keep up to date with all of the latest articles by registering here.
Open Peer Review
CVIR Endovascular is the first open peer reviewed journal in the field of interventional radiology. It uses a highly transparent peer review model, in which the authors and the reviewers are aware of each other's identity. After a paper has been accepted for publication, the review reports and authors’ comments will be published together with the article and displayed for everyone to read and comment on.
Benefits of Open Peer Review:
- Transparency: sheds light on the black box of peer review
- Reviewers are credited for their report
- Reviewers & editors are fully (and publicly) accountable for their decisions
- Bias is reduced
- Increases of the quality of peer-review
- Provides an additional level of scientific discussion
- Educational aspect: provides teaching material for junior reviewers
Endovascular treatment is a multidisciplinary profession which is producing a constant stream of new technologies and scientific publications. Interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiologists and angiologists are all active in this field.
The developments in endovascular treatment are presented at an exceptional pace, whether that be through modifications of existing technologies or completely new pathways. Fast communication without borders and hurdles is therefore needed, and open access is the way forward.
Therefore, we created CVIR Endovascular as a platform to publish papers focused on endovascular treatment and to communicate to the endovascular community through a constant stream of publications.
Discussions among peers have been fundamental to the development of endovascular treatment. We would like to keep this tradition alive by opening a discussion platform for the whole endovascular community.
The open access model of the journal will offer a fast and reliable way to disseminate knowledge and can be supported with several funding schemes in case authors are in need of resources for article publication.
A fast and effective open peer-review process, in line with the characteristics of the endovascular attitude, will ensure a rapid appraisal of manuscripts.
CVIR Endovascular seeks to facilitate an environment of engaging with, learning from, and questioning your peers, and we are confident CVIR Endovascular will actively contribute to creating a bridge between different modalities that are in charge of endovascular treatment and will facilitate their use in the scientific community.
Jim A Reekers, Editor in Chief
CVIR Endovascular is an official journal of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
Annual Journal Metrics
37 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
34 days to first decision for all manuscripts
82 days from submission to acceptance
37 days from acceptance to publication
721 Altmetric Mentions
- ISSN: 2520-8934 (electronic)
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