The European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVES) is aimed primarily at vascular surgeons dealing with patients with arterial, venous, and lymphatic diseases. Contributions are included on the diagnosis, investigation, and management of these vascular disorders. Papers that consider the technical aspects of vascular surgery are encouraged, and the journal includes invited state-of-the-art articles. Articles describing endovascular method and their critical evaluation are included, as well as reports on the emerging technology associated with this field.

September 2020 Issue Highlights

«Natural History of Non-operative Management in Asymptomatic Patients with 70-80% Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis by Duplex Criteria» by Cheng et al. (link)

«Alternative Venous Conduits for Below-Knee Bypass in the Absence of ipsilateral Great Saphenous Vein» by Nierlich et al. (link)

«Concomitant versus staged treatment of varicose tributaries as an adjunct to endovenous ablation: A systematic review and meta-analysis» by Aherne et al. (link)

 «Fibrin and Thrombin Sealants in Vascular and Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis» by Daud et al. (link)

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Impact factor

The Journal Impact Factor (IF) measures the number of times an average paper from a journal has been cited during the preceding two years.

With a 2019 IF of 5.328, EJVES is once againg the leading journal in vascular surgery. We continue to develop new initiatives and ideas with the goal of further enhancing the quality of the Journal, and hope that as many of you as possible will continue to submit your best clinical and scientific research papers to the EJVES.


Journal access

As a benefit of membership all ESVS members have access to the full European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery including the current issue, all past issues from 1995, plus articles in press.  For an additional €40 members can receive 12 print issues per year.

Online Access

To read the journal online, please first log-in as an ESVS member at the member log-in page. Then follow the links to the journal within the members’ area – you will not need to log-in again to access the full text.

If you wish to personalise your experience to read the journal online (e.g. save journal searches, set up email alerts), you will need to register to create an account at the journal homepage

Print Delivery

To ensure that you receive print copies of the journal through the year without interruption, if subscribed to this option, please make sure that the ESVS office has your correct mailing address. Please inform the ESVS office immediately of any address changes.

Please note that the time of dispatch of the journal from the printer (in the UK) to delivery at your address will depend on your location, and may be affected by local postal services as well. Typical delivery times range between 5-7 working days (Europe) and 14-21 working days (outside Europe).


Access to abstract and full-text content is only available to member subscribers and other individual subscribers. To access the full content, you will need a Username and Password.

If you have already registered and claimed access to EJVES, you have a valid Username and Password. Please use that when prompted on the EJVES app to log in as an existing subscriber.