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Vindico Medical Education is solely dedicated to delivering the highest quality and immediately relevant educational programs. These activities provide health care professionals with information on clinical advances they need to better treat their patients.

Vindico delivers the highest quality and relevant educational programs and activities to physicians and other health care providers, with the ultimate goal of improving patient health. With delivery through the more than 30 specialty journals and newspapers published by its sister company, SLACK Incorporated, Vindico Medical Education has access to more than 300,000 physicians, nurses and other health care professionals every month, and long-standing relationships with key opinion leaders worldwide.


Adjuvant Therapy for High-Risk Melanoma

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the role of adjuvant therapy in patients with malignant melanoma.
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Advances in Antiretroviral Therapy – Applying Recent Changes to Practice

HIV Curbside Consults provide clinicians timely answers to pressing clinical practice questions encountered in the management of HIV in 2016. In this activity, Drs. Daar and Elion will discuss advances in antiretroviral therapy and applying recent changes to practice.
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Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy

HIV Curbside Consults provide clinicians with timely answers to pressing clinical practice questions encountered in the management of HIV in 2016. In this activity, Drs. Elion and Squires will discuss ways to manage side effects of antiretroviral and strategies to optimizing adherence.
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Bilateral coronal synostosis (brachycephaly)

Dr. Wallace identifies bilateral coronal synostosis (brachycephaly).
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Biological Reconstruction of The Condyle by Chondro-osseous graft

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess techniques for biological reconstruction of the mandibular condyle utilizing chondro-osseous graft.
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Brachioplasty with Interdigitation of the Posteromedial Scar

Dr. Herman identifies the major steps in brachioplasty surgery and landmarks used to mark the brachioplasty incisions...
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CARDIOVASCULAR CONSULTS®: Volume 1, Number 2

Heart failure is a complex syndrome that affects approximately 5.1 million Americans. Despite significant advances in heart failure management, including biomarkers and treatment strategies, treating this complex condition remains challenging. This monograph utilizes a case-based format, coupled with expert insight, to provide an in-depth review of various clinical aspects and recent advances in...
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Case Presentation: Refractory Crohn’s Disease

Patients with Crohn’s disease can become refractory for many reasons. Some patients present with severe disease with stricture, fistula, and obstructive symptoms and undergo surgery prior to use of...
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Cleaning IOL Posterior Surface Using the 27G Flexible Loop

Dr. Leng discusses how to assess subretinal surgery for stem cell transplantation.
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Complications and Management Following Mid-Body Sculpting

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the complications and management of mid-body sculpting.
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Complications of Obesity During Pregnancy

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the complications and management of obesity during pregnancy.
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Current Insights: Applying New Data to Optimize Treatment of Diabetic Retinal Disease

Intravitreal therapy with anti-VEGF agents has rapidly become the new standard of care in diabetic macular edema (DME), and is increasingly recognized as an effective means of managing the underlying diabetic retinopathy (DR). Furthermore, the renaissance of corticosteroid therapy in the form of intravitreal implants adds further valuable treatment options, and laser therapy remains an important...
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Designing Clinical Trials for Wet and Dry AMD

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Review the basics in the design and execution of clinical trials pertaining to retinal pharmacotherapy. Review pivotal clinical studies for the management of wet macular degeneration.
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Diagnostic Strategy to Make a Confident Diagnosis of IBD

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to diagnose their patients with IBD.
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Drug Interactions and Antiretroviral Therapy

HIV Curbside Consults provides clinicians timely answers to pressing clinical practice questions encountered in the management of HIV in 2016. In this activity, Drs. Squires and Monroe will consider important patient characteristics, such as drug-drug interactions, in the selection HIV therapy.
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Dysplasia and Colorectal Cancer in IBD

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to correlate dysplasia and colorectal Cancer in IBD.
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Early to Late Age-related Macular Degeneration: Optimizing Assessment and Management

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people aged 50 years and older. Diagnosing AMD involves a comprehensive eye examination and a stereoscopic bio-microscopic examination of the macula. Early detection and treatment of AMD will aid in preserving patients’ vision and quality of life. In this activity, leading ophthalmologists...
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Emerging Options for Day-in and Day-out IOP Control

Unfortunately, even with appropriate use of currently available medications, many people with glaucoma will still experience vision loss. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is the only known modifiable risk factor for patients with glaucoma, so improvements in patient outcomes rely on tight IOP control and patient adherence to therapy. In this educational activity, leading clinicians review current and ...
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Emerging Trends in HCV Management: Test Your Knowledge and Apply Best Practices

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Assess data on the mechanisms and safety profiles of recently approved or late-stage antiviral agents in development for the treatment of HCV. Explain the role of HCV combination therapies in optimizing barriers to resistance. Select treatments for patients with HCV and comorbidities, complicatio...
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Food-labeling

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Review the main uses of food-labeling Assess the evidence behind the use of food-labeling to modify consumer behavior against the obesity epidemic
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History of Voluntary Surgical Missions

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to describe the history of voluntary humanitarian surgical missions. Participants should also be able to assess the models of care that have been established for voluntary humanitarian surgical missions.
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Dr. Hanauer assesses the most appropriate medical and surgical treatment options for induction and maintenance of remission in mild-to-moderate and moderate-to-severe inflammatory bowel disease
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IBD in the Elderly

Dr. Colombel reviews the peculiarities of the natural history of IBD in elderly and discusses the risks and benefits of IBD therapies in elderly…
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Improving Management of Patients with Diabetic Eye Disease

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Examine the etiology and pathophysiology of DR to better comprehend the importance of early screening and referral. Apply evidence-based guidelines and quality measures for referral and follow-up care by eye care professionals for patients diagnosed with DR. Establish effective treatment goals fo...
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Improving Patient Adherence and Compliance to Therapy

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to to improve patient adherence and compliance to therapy.
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In Focus: Advances in AMD - Clinical Case: Long-term Management of Established Age-related Macular Degeneration

Long-term management of wet age-related macular degeneration can be challenging, as medications and dosing schedules that had previously improved visual acuity may lose efficacy. In this activity, David Boyer, MD, will review the considerations in treatment-experienced patients.
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IN FOCUS: Advances in AMD - Strategies and Options in Managing Wet and Dry AMD

The damage associated with age-related macular degeneration begins before visual symptoms occur, making early diagnosis critical in achieving the best outcomes for patients. Large-scale clinical trials have given significant evidence to support the use of anti-VEGF therapy in managing wet AMD, as well as suggest regimens that may prove more beneficial. Safety concerns and the potential for long-...
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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Clinical Case: Starting therapy in a patient newly diagnosed with wet AMD

Successful early treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration offers the best odds for maintaining visual acuity over time. In this activity, Seenu Hariprasad, MD, reviews the options for treatment-naïve patients and the data to support treatment choices.
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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Current, Emerging, and Future Strategies for the Management of Dry AMD

Dry age-related macular degeneration has proven to be a challenging condition for clinicians, and no pharmaceutical options have been shown to be effective. Dry AMD is a disease unique to humans, meaning animal models cannot be used to evaluate treatments. In this activity, Michael Singer, MD, will offer guidance on educating patients with dry AMD about their condition and review ongoing researc...
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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Managing Wet AMD in 2014 - What Do the Data Tell Us, and What Don’t They?

A number of clinical trials have established the use of anti-VEGF therapy as first-line therapy in the management of wet age-related macular degeneration, and considerable clinical research is now emerging comparing dosing schedules to guide clinicians on the optimal regimen for their patients. Important questions in the management of wet AMD remain and are being assessed in ongoing trials. In t...
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Intravitreal Interventions: Volume 5, Number 1

Intravitreal pharmaceuticals have become the mainstay for retinal therapy. This series will review the latest data and guidelines for their use in a range of vascular disorders of the retina, including diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, age-related macular degeneration, and retinal vein occlusion.
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J-Pouch Surgery: Expected Outcomes and Long-Term Complications

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the most appropriate medical and surgical treatment options for induction and maintenance of remission in mild-to-moderate and moderate-to-severe inflammatory bowel disease.
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Key Principles for Treatment Selection

HIV Curbside Consults provides clinicians timely answers to pressing clinical practice questions encountered in the management of HIV in 2016. In this activity, Drs. Darr and Monroe will consider important patient characteristics, including age, comorbidities, and drug-drug interactions, in the selection initial HIV therapy.
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Management and Prevention of Infections in IBD

Dr. Velayos discusses how to manage and prevent infections in patients with IBD…
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Moderate to Severe Crohn's Disease

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the management of moderate to severe Crohn’s Disease.
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New Molecular Targets for Ulcerative Colitis: Updates from Orlando 2015

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Compare and contrast available and emerging therapies for the management of ulcerative colitis based on mechanism of action, safety, and efficacy. Evaluate the clinical utility of emerging immunomodulators, including sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulators, for the management of ulcerati...
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, in part because many patients are not treated. In addition to counseling patients about the importance of glucose control in maintaining vision, clinicians should emphasize the need for vision screening among patients with diabetes. Early detection offers the best long-te...
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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), human papillomavirus (HPV), and most recently seasonal influenza (flu) vaccines, have been added to the recommended vaccine schedule for adolescents. Despite vaccines being an important component of adolescent health care, immunization rates in adolescents ...
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Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

HIV Curbside Consults provide clinicians with timely answers to pressing clinical practice questions encountered in the management of HIV in 2016. Poor adherence to antiretroviral therapy is the primary cause of therapeutic failure in HIV-infected patients. Health care providers must be aware of the factors contributing to non-adherence and the appropriate strategies to overcome these challenges...
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Optimizing Ocular Surgery Outcomes with Topical Therapy

Ocular pain and inflammation are common following surgery and may increase the risk of complications, such as cystoid macular edema (CME) and endophthalmitis. However, evidence for optimal perioperative use of topical corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and antibiotics is sparse. There are no controlled studies of topical regimens, and therefore, it falls to the indiv...
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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Historically, treatment options have been limited for patients with advanced disease, and prognosis has been poor. Fortunately, improvements in the genetic and molecular characterization of the disease, advances in development of novel therapeutic agents, and individualization of treatment are leading toward an improvement in the prognosis for this ...
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Palatal Fistula Repair with FAMM Flap and Custom Obdurator

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able tto assess palatal fistula Repair with FAMM flap and custom obdurator.
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Preserving the Ocular Surface: Practice Pearls That Go Beyond Just Scratching the Surface

Ocular surface disorders (OSDs) are chronic, progressive, multifactorial conditions with prevalence increasing with age, including dry eye disease (DED). The numerous factors that can lead to OSD and the wide array of new diagnostic tools that have recently become available underscore the importance of maintaining a working knowledge of the pathophysiology, accurate diagnosis, and appropriate tr...
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Prevalent Skin Lesions in Patients with Obesity

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to evaluate prevalent skin lesions in patients with obesity.
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Quality Measures for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to implement procedures to ensure that quality of care is applied equally to all patients in their practice.
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Rapid Response from Barcelona: New Data in HCV Treatment

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and death from liver disease in the United States. Rapid advancements in the field and interferon-free regimens approved for HCV, as well as several on the horizon, offer improved outcomes, shorter treatment durations, and unique adverse event profiles; therefore, clinici...
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Rare and Serious Adverse Events

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to examine the immunopathogenesis and therapeutic landscape of RA and allied conditions, as well as strategies to mitigate risk from biologic and immune-based agents.
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Reconstruction of Mandibular ORN using Virtual Surgical Planning

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the utility of virtual surgical planning in reconstruction of complex mandibular defects secondary to osteoradionecrosis.
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Redefining the Role of Photodynamic Therapy in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

Photodynamic therapy (PDT), with use of verteporfin as a photosensitizer, is one of the few therapies that has been shown to effectively slow the progression of the "wet" form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and even to stabilize visual acuity over many years. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) can be difficult to distinguish from AMD. High-speed laser video indocyanine green (IC...
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Subretinal Transplantation: Stem Cells

Dr. Leng discusses how to assess subretinal transplantation of human central nervous system stem cells to treat geographic atrophy in dry macular degeneration.
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Technique of closing cleft palates without the relaxing incisions

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess a technique for closing cleft palate without the relaxing incisions.
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Treatment Approaches in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Kornbluth discusses appropriate treatment algorithms in the management of patients with mild-moderate ulcerative colitis and recognizing the role of biologic and immunosuppressive drugs in the management of patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis.
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Treatment of Mild to Moderate Crohn’s Disease

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to evaluate strategies for treatment initiation, monitoring, and optimization to individualize care in patients with IBD, including consideration of current guidelines and quality measures for screening and treatment.
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Treatment of Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess strategies for treatment initiation, monitoring, and optimization to individualize care in patients with IBD, including consideration of current guidelines and quality measures for screening and treatment.
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Unilateral Coronal Synostosis (Anterior Plagiocephaly)

Dr. Wallace identifies and manage unilateral coronal synostosis (anterior plagiocephaly).
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Vaccinations for RA Patients

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to examine the immunopathogenesis and therapeutic landscape of RA and allied conditions, as well as strategies to mitigate risk from biologic and immune-based agents.
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What to Start – Recommended Regimens for First-Line ARV Therapy

HIV Curbside Consults provide clinicians with timely answers to pressing clinical practice questions encountered in the management of HIV in 2016. In this activity, Drs. Monroe and Squires will discuss a patient case and recommended regimens for first-line ARV therapy.
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