Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
About the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR) is the official scientific journal of the Society of Interventional Radiology. For two decades, this peer-reviewed journal has been the preferred reference choice of interventional radiologists, radiologists, cardiologists, vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons and other clinicians who need current and reliable information on every aspect of vascular and interventional radiology.
Each issue of JVIR covers the most critical and cutting-edge medical, minimally-invasive, radiological, pathological and socioeconomic issues of importance to vascular and interventional radiologists. JVIR brings more than 5,000 readers monthly clinical studies, laboratory investigations, brief scientific reports, continuing education articles and employment opportunities.
JVIR iPad/Registration Information for SIR Member Subscribers
Read me first: instructions that will assist in the app registration process.
If you haven't already registered at the JVIR website, just complete this quick registration form. Note that your SIR log-in will not work on the JVIR website or app, but please have your membership ID number available for this one-time claim process. Once you have registered, you can download the JVIR iPad® app at the iTunes® App Store and access through the Newsstand* interface—whenever and wherever you want.
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JVIR Author Interview/Podcasts Now Available
The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology has launched a new feature: monthly audio (or video) discussions with authors regarding current journal articles.
Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, JVIR editor, and Robert K.W. Ryu, M.D., FSIR, JVIR's new media editor, produce the short, focused interviews that are intended to delve into study rationale and design and implications of results for current practice and future research. These broadcasts deliver current and controversial content, meeting briefing and communications.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Debuts New Look, Reflects Global Impact
The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology -- the monthly, peer-reviewed flagship publication of the Society of Interventional Radiology -- announced several major changes for 2011 -- all directed at highlighting the global impact of this minimally invasive medical specialty and its lead journal.
"Changes have been made to further enhance the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology's core strengths, particularly to streamline its editorial process. My target goal is 30 days for time to first decision for new manuscripts," said new editor-in-chief Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR. "JVIR is a vigorous engine for rapid peer review and delivery of the most novel and impactful, global, cutting-edge, basic science research, clinical reports and evidence-based medicine -- JVIR aims to build on that legacy," explained Haskal.
Read SIR's press release: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Debuts New Look, Reflects Global Impact: New Editor, Editorial Board and Cover Highlight New Direction, International Focus for Society of Interventional Radiology's Flagship Publication (Jan. 26, 2011).
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Society of Interventional Radiology Advances Global Definition of Specialty, Benefits Patients
The Society of Interventional Radiology, with the support of 41 international societies representing 10,000 interventional radiology doctors, has issued the first global statement defining interventional radiology-one designed to benefit medical treatment for individuals. The statement addresses the evolution, impact and future direction of this minimally invasive specialty, emphasizing the worldwide availability of this specialized medical care. The statement, the result of more than two years of collaborative work, is being co-published in August as a "Special Communications" in SIR's Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and in the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe's journal.
Society of Interventional Radiology Advances Global Definition of Specialty, Benefits Patients: A First: 41 Interventional Radiology Societies Join SIR in Supporting Statement That Stresses Interventional Radiology's Importance in Medical Care for Patients, Outlines Identity and Scope of IR Practices Worldwide, July 7, 2010
Global Statement Defining Interventional Radiology, "Special Communications," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, in print August 2010
"We Are IR," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, in print August 2010
Related JVIR Articles
Denied in Canada: Why We Need a Global Strategic Plan for Interventional Radiology, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, January 2008
Interventional Radiology Deserves Formal Recognition as a Distinct Medical Subspecialty: A Statement From the Canadian Interventional Radiology Association, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, January 2008
JVIR and ISET
JVIR has been named the official journal of ISET (International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy).
JVIR Endorses CONSORT Statement
JVIR endorses the CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) Statement. The CONSORT Statement contains criteria developed to improve the quality of published reports of randomized clinical trials. The current criteria consist of a 22-item checklist that pertains to the various sections of a report of a clinical trial (Title, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion).
Beginning Oct. 1, when submitting a manuscript reporting a randomized controlled trial, authors are strongly encouraged to upload the CONSORT criteria checklist and flow diagram and to attach the completed checklist to their submission. These elements will not be mandatory initially. For more information on the CONSORT Statement and templates for the checklist and flowchart diagram, please visit www.consort-statement.org/home.
JVIR Launches International Affiliate Program
In July 2009, JVIR launched the International Affiliate Program that allows nonmembers of SIR who live outside of the United States, Canada and Mexico to purchase online-only access to the journal. JVIR is also a participant in the HINARI program, which provides discounted journal subscriptions to institutions in developing countries.
Top Subscription Benefits
JVIR publishes 12 issues a year as well as several topical supplements. SIR members receive a subscription to the journal and all supplements as a key benefit of SIR membership. Other features include:
- SIR Members Receive Monthly TOC Alerts from the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR). Members will receive an email previewing the selections for the upcoming issue of JVIR. Readers will be able to access article abstracts and, as a SIR member benefit, be able to view full text versions immediately, often ahead of print. Click here to preview this month's table of contents.
- Seamless access to the full text of JVIR Online. To personalize searches, once on JVIR.org, register in the upper left-hand corner.
- All journal archives, dating back to JVIR's inception in 1990, are now available on JVIR Online. Online access and search tools are free with subscription.
- JVIR publishes articles online as soon as they have undergone production as Articles in Press, allowing papers to be available to researchers and clinicians quickly.
- Each issue of JVIR includes an article approved for continuing medical education (CME) credit.
- JVIR publishes SIRs Reporting Standards documents. These documents are freely available to the public.
- JVIR releases several supplements each year. In 2009, this included a collection of the most up-to-date Standards Division Guidelines.
- Subscribers have access to special e-collections produced by the journal, the first of which focuses on Uterine Artery Embolization.
- Through its publisher, JVIR is compliant with NIH funding mandates for providing articles to a centralized database.
For additional information, please contact Noemi C. Arthur, SIR director of publications and JVIR managing editor, by phone at (703) 460-5593 or via e-mail at Narthur@SIRweb.org.
For manuscript inquiries, please contact Jessica Wolff, publications coordinator, by phone at (703) 460-5592 or via email at JWolff@SIRweb.org.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Increases Impact, Offers New Initiatives: Society of Interventional Radiology's Flagship Publication Ranks Highest of All Interventional Radiology Journals, According to Thomson Reuters' Journal Citation Reports® (Aug. 2, 2011)
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Debuts New Look, Reflects Global Impact: New Editor, Editorial Board and Cover Highlight New Direction, International Focus for Society of Interventional Radiology's Flagship Publication (Jan. 26, 2011).
Society of Interventional Radiology Supports Research for New M.S. Treatments: Position Statement in September Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Outlines Society's Stance as It Actively Promotes and Expedites Needed Research, Recognizes Potential Value of Interventional Treatment Options for Vulnerable Patients (Aug. 26, 2010)
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Special Communications: "Interventional Endovascular Management of Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis: A Position Statement by the Society of Interventional Radiology, Endorsed by the Canadian Interventional Radiology Association"
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Sees Growth, Promise of Tumor Ablation: August JVIR Supplement Offers Review of Outcomes, State-of-the-art Devices and Uses to Medically Kill Cancer (Aug. 26, 2010)
Society of Interventional Radiology Advances Global Definition of Specialty, Benefits Patients: A First: 41 International Societies Join SIR in Supporting Statement That Stresses Interventional Radiology's Importance in Medical Care for Patients, Outlines Identity and Scope of IR Practices Worldwide (July 7, 2010); Global Statement Defining Interventional Radiology, "Special Communications," and "We Are IR," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, in print August 2010
New Editor Named for Prestigious Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: Society of Interventional Radiology Member Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, Begins Transition Process, Will Replace Albert A. Nemcek Jr., M.D., FSIR, in January 2011 (Jan. 27, 2010)
When Seconds Count: Interventional Radiology Treatment for Pulmonary Embolism Saves Lives: Catheter-directed Therapy Should Be Considered a First-line Treatment Option for Massive Blood Clots in the Lungs, According to Study of Nearly 600 Patients in Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (Nov. 11, 2009)
Lifestyle Changes Remain Important in Fighting Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD): Not Enough Evidence Yet to Support Minimally Invasive Treatment in Those With Blocked Leg Artery and Showing No Symptoms, Say Researchers in Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (Oct. 21, 2009)
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Increases Impact, International Reach Society of Interventional Radiology Flagship Publication Ranks in Top Half of 90 Imaging Publications; Society Offers Journal-only Access to Professionals Outside North America (July 14, 2009)
Avoiding Hysterectomy: Major Interventional Radiology E-collection Info Available Society of Interventional Radiology Flagship Publication Ranks in Top Half of 90 Imaging Publications; Society Offers Journal-only Access to Professionals Outside North America (July 14, 2009)
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: New Patient Radiation Safety Guidelines Journal Supplement Provides New and Previously Published Clinical Practice Resources for Daily Reference, Practice of Interventional Radiology (July 7, 2009)
Stent Grafts: A Better Way To Treat Blunt Trauma Injuries (Aug. 5, 2008)
Glue Shows Promise for Acute Arterial Hemorrhage (July 13, 2004)
Evaluation of Combination Drug Therapy To Treat Acute Blocked Peripheral Arteries; Clot-Busting Drug-Device Combination Therapy Provides Effective Interventional Radiology Treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis (June 7, 2004)
JVIR Reporting Standards for Carotid Artery Angioplasty and Stenting Also Publish in the Journal Stroke This Month; The Society of Interventional Radiology Publishes Quality Improvement Guidelines for Recording Patient Radiation Dose in the Medical Record (May 11, 2004)
New Study Shows Three Clot Dissolving Drugs Used in Minimally Invasive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis Are Equally Effective, Differ in Cost; New Study Shows Novel Minimally Invasive Interventional Radiology Treatment for Liver Cancer Is Safe Even in Patients With Compromised Liver Blood Flow (April 13, 2004)
Superselective Microcoil Embolization for the Treatment of Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Is a Safe and Effective Treatment -- Study Results Show a Far Lower Complication Rate than Surgery; Changing Trends in Gynecologists Opinions of Uterine Artery Embolization for Fibroids -- The Patient's Perspective (December 2003)