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The premier journal of vascular and interventional radiology

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

JVIR is the official scientific journal of the Society of Interventional Radiology. For more than two decades, this peer-reviewed journal has been the preferred reference 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 monthly clinical studies, laboratory investigations, commentaries, reports on interventional procedures, devices, or unique anatomic findings, CME articles, book reviews, “extreme” case studies, societal position statements, and standards of practice, as well as a variety of social and multimedia offerings.

JVIR news

New JVIR beacon recipient
Dr. Undrakh-Erdene Erdenebold is the head of the radiology department at the United Family Inter-Med Hospital in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He received training in general and interventional radiology from the Health Sciences Mongolian University of Mongolia and holds a Master of Science degree in International Health Policy and Management from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, where he was a Fulbright fellow. Dr. Erdenebold is the recipient of the Mongolia’s 2010 Best Physician of the Nation Presidential Award.

New study from Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute
New study from Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute published online in JVIR evaluates national trends in enteral access procedures and maintenance procedures for Medicare beneficiaries.

JVIR and the RFS introduce "Teaching Topics"
JVIR is debuting a new weekly “Teaching Topics” feature on the JVIR Access blog. These new segments are authored by members of SIR’s Residents, Fellows, and Students Section (RFS) and include “Clinical Pearls” and “Questions to Consider.” The Teaching Topics are based on past and new/upcoming articles and are targeted to trainees and junior faculty. Take time to check out this new feature and share it with your trainees.

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From the editor 

Offset the March cold with the heat of ablation, neovenous anastomoses, Meniere’s disease, embolotherapy, deep vein thrombosis and much more. 

Some snapshots of what’s included in this month’s JVIR: ablation vs. surgery in the SEER database, pancreatic irreversible electroporation, and bone tumor microwave ablation. Embolization is covered in a meta-analysis of cone beam CT, management of postablation bleeding, gene upregulation after tumor embolization,  treatment of sub-3mm pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, and so forth.  Venous work encompasses nonsurgical fistula creation, treatment of Meniere’s disease, methodical approaches to vein preservation in a hospital setting, ports in neutropenic patients, stents in chronic venous occlusions, a review of radiation cataractogenesis, and a study of oral antioxidants in preventing radiation-induced DNA damage. Lab studies include micellar nanoparticles in a rabbit model and large animal models for lymphatic interventions.  And  as always--the letters, Images in IR, and Extreme IR articles, of course.

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JVIR's impact factor rises again!

JVIR’s impact factor—one measure of a journal’s quality and influence journals within scientific and academic communities—has climbed to 2.570 in 2015, and its ranking in its subject category has moved up 6 points, according to data released by Thomson Reuters. The 2015 impact factor represents a 6 percent increase over 2014, a 5-year impact factor increase of 24 percent, and a continued growth under the current editorship. With a total number of citations of 7,398, JVIR still ranks highest among interventional radiology journals. 

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JVIR image of the month

Editor’s choice of the most compelling image from this month’s featured article

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JVIR on the go

The JVIR website is optimized for mobile use on most iOS and Android devices, so enter JVIR’s the journal on the go

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JVIR Trials

Stay tuned for upcoming new JVIR website—a registry of active prospective clinical trials in IR. Details will be provided close to the launch date.

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Register early for one of the limited-attendee workshops at SIR 2017, a great opportunity to learn how to best prepare your paper for submission to JVIR

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