Visit the New Go-to Home for Vascular Medicine on

Peripheral Matters | The ACC has recently launched the new, featuring 20 new Clinical Topic Collections that offer website users faster, more personalized access to the College’s scientific and educational content and practice management tools. In keeping with the ACC’s Strategic Plan to be the professional home for the entire cardiovascular team and to enhance the value of membership, this new site is the go-to home for all things vascular medicine.

A new Vascular Medicine Clinical Topic Collection provides links to all relevant content within, pulling in guidelines, JACC articles, latest news, perspective and opinions, stand-alone clinical images, non-certified patient case quizzes, and certified educational activities and products. All content will be tagged according to the MeSH (medical subject headings) vocabulary to allow for indexing and future searches. Through the new clinical topic collections, a streamlined navigation and improved search performance, topic-specific content is now easier for users to access.

Headed by Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, a Vascular Medicine editorial team has been tasked to identify and fill knowledge gaps with at least three pieces of non-certified educational material posted to each month, welcoming both senior and junior authors to contribute content. This month, the Vascular Medicine Clinical Topic collection features a review of the ULTIMA trial, an angiogram illustrating blood pressure management after renal artery stenting, and a patient case quiz on the management of popliteal artery aneurysms (see presentation and question below).

Access the Vascular Medicine Clinical Topic Collection by visiting ACC members can sign up for vascular medicine digest emails by clicking “Notify Me” on the Vascular Medicine Clinical Topic Collection when logged into For more information about the Peripheral Vascular Disease Member Section, visit

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