We have all experienced unfair or sometimes even hostile peer reviews. Papers which later proved to be a turning point in research have been rejected based on… Read more »
Prof. Jim A. Reekers is a Professor Emeritus of Radiology and Interventional Radiology at the University of Amsterdam. He is well-known in IR circles and has been a driving force in the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), serving as president of the society from 2007 to 2009. A pioneer in treatment of CLTI, Prof. Reekers has also developed numerous techniques, catheters and filters. But perhaps his most important contribution to IR has been his untiring efforts to establish IR as an evidence-based and clinical trial-driven discipline. Currently Prof. Reekers is the Editor-in-Chief of CVIR Endovascular the first and only open access and open peer review journal in the field of interventional radiology.