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CIRSE Guideline Documents

CIRSE’s quality assurance guidelines and standards are designed to provide a reference for physicians on topics relevant to the field of interventional radiology. While the information stated in these guidelines is believed to be true and accurate at the time of publication, neither the Standards of Practice Committee members, their Working Groups members nor CIRSE can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions made.

Please note that CIRSE is unable to provide reprints of the guidelines below.

YearDocument Main author
2017Cirse Quality Assurance Document and Standards for Classification of Complications: The CIRSE Classification SystemD. K. Filippiadis
2017CIRSE Guidelines on Percutaneous Needle Biopsy (PNB)A. Veltri
2017CIRSE Guidelines on Percutaneous Vertebral AugmentationG. Tsoumakidou
2016CIRSE Guidelines on Percutaneous Ablation of Small Renal Cell CarcinomaM. Krokidis
2016CIRSE Guidelines on GastrostomyJ. Suttcliffe
2016The Provision of Interventional Radiology Services in EuropeD. Tsetis
2015CIRSE Quality Assurance Guidelines for Superior
Vena Cava Stenting in Malignant Disease
R. Uberoi
2015Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic LeiomyomataH. van Overhagen/ J. Reekers
2014CIRSE Guidelines on Endovascular Treatment in Aortoiliac Arterial DiseaseM. Rossi
2014CIRSE Standards of Practice Guidelines on Iliocaval StentingA. Mahnken
2014Standards of Practice for Superficial Femoral and PoplitealArtery Angioplasty and StentingK. Katsanos
2013CIRSE Quality Assurance Guidelines for the Endovascular Treatment of Occlusive Lesions of the Subclavian and Innominate ArteriesA. Mahnken
2013CIRSE Guidelines on Below the Knee InterventionsH. van Overhagen
2013Quality Improvement Guidelines for Imaging Detection and Treatment of Endoleaks following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)T. Rand
2012Quality Improvement Guidelines for Endovascular Treatment of Traumatic HemorrhageS. Chakraverty
2012Quality-Improvement Guidelines for Hepatic Transarterial Chemoembolization - currently under revisionA. Basile
2012Standards of Practice: Guidelines for Thermal Ablation of Primary and Secondary Lung Tumors - currently under revisionP. Pereira
2012Quality Improvement Guidelines for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)A. Krajina
2011Standard of Practice for the Interventional Management of Isolated Iliac Artery AneurysmsR. Uberoi
2011Percutaneous Catheter-Directed Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis and Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Lower-Limb IschemiaD. Karnabatidis
2010Portal Vein EmbolizationA. Denys
2010Quality Improvement Guidelines for Bone Tumour ManagementA. Gangi
2010Occupational Radiation Protection in Interventional RadiologyJoint CIRSE/SIR
2010Quality Assurance Guidelines for Percutaneous Treatments of Intervertebral DiscsA. Kelekis
2010Quality Improvement Guidelines for Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Tumours - currently under revisionL. Crocetti
2009Standard of Practice for the Endovascular Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Type B DissectionsF. Fanelli
2009Quality Improvement Guidelines for Percutaneous Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement for the Prevention of Pulmonary EmbolismJ. A. Reekers
2008Quality Improvement Guidelines for Endovascular Treatment of Iliac Artery Occlusive DiseaseD. Tsetis
2007Quality Assurance Guidelines for Placement of Gastroduodenal StentsT. Sabharwal
2007Standards for the Endovascular Management of Aortic Occlusive DiseaseR. Uberoi
2006Quality Assurance Guidelines for the Performance of Carotid Stenting - currently under revisionS. McDonald
2006Quality Improvement Guidelines for Percutaneous VertebroplastyA. Gangi
2005Quality Improvement Guidelines for Placement of Oesophageal StentsT. Sabharwal
2004Quality Improvement Guidelines for Stenting in Infrainguinal Arterial DiseaseD. Tsetis
2003Quality Improvement Guidelines for Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography and Biliary Drainage - currently under revisionA. Hatzidakis