Key content areas for the General Examination include:

Peripheral Arterial Disease (including aneurysm and dissection)
    Critical Limb Ischemia
    Acute Limb Ischemia
    Chronic Arterial Occlusive Disease
Upper Extremity Arterial Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease
Visceral Artery Disease
    Renal Artery Disease
    Mesenteric Artery Disease
Aortic Disease
Venous Disease
    Venous Thromboembolic Disease (acute or chronic)
    Chronic Venous Disease
    Visceral Venous Disease
Thrombophilia and Coagulopathy
Leg Ulcers: Venous, Arterial and Atypical

The examination will cover specific areas of management for the above content. The proportion of the General Exam content devoted to each area is as follows:

Natural History/ Epidemiology/ Pathophysiology


Presentation and Diagnosis: History, Examination, Testing and Differential


Treatment: Medical, Interventional, Surgical


Prognosis, Outcomes and Surveillance


 The General Exam will also include other key content areas listed below:

Vascular Biology, Risk Factors and Prevention


Additional Vascular Topics:
 Including lymphedema, thermal disorders, vasculitis, lymphedema, compression syndromes, and congenital vascular anomalies


Peri-procedural and Surgical Management


Vascular Laboratory



The Endovascular Examination content is listed with the proportion of questions to be given in each area.

  1. Anatomy and Physiology 7%
  2. Pathology 4%
  3. Patient Care 8%
  4. Treatment and Intervention 31%
  5. Protocols 7%
  6. Diagnostic Studies 12%
  7. Case Studies 31%