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Terms of Use

Before using any images, data, text or other materials on this site, please carefully read these terms of use. This site and all materials on it are the property of Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery (the "Facility"). You have no ownership rights to any materials on this site. By accessing and viewing this site or using any of these materials, you are bound by these terms of use. If you do not accept all of the terms, you are not authorized to use any materials on this site. The Facility may alter these materials and terms from time to time without notice to you.

The materials displayed on this website, including EDGE™ and the other trademarks, service marks, logos, product names and service names, are the property of the Facility, its affiliates or third parties, and are not to be used, copied or displayed except as described in these terms of use or with the prior written permission of the Facility.

Copyright Laws
©2013, Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery. This site and all materials on it are the property of the Facility, its affiliates or third parties, and are protected under the United States 1976 Copyright Act. With certain exceptions, copyrighted materials may not be used or copied without the permission of the copyright holder. These terms of use describe the limited uses you are permitted to make of the materials on this site.

License to Use
You are granted a revocable, limited license by the Facility to view, store, print, reproduce, copy, and distribute the materials on this site for non-commercial educational and personal purposes only. You may copy these materials for classroom and personal use, so long as the copies are not altered and contain all applicable copyright and trademark notices. This license is exclusive to you, and you may not transfer it. In consideration for this license, you agree that: (a) any excerpts you copy or distribute shall be clearly identified as having been taken from this site and (b) this terms of use page shall be included with any distribution of all or part of the materials included on this site.

Prohibited Uses
Any commercial use of the materials on this site is strictly prohibited. You may not sell, assign, sublicense or otherwise transfer these materials, copy them for other than classroom or personal use, publish them for personal gain, or remove any copyright or trademark notice, without the express written permission of the Facility.  You may also not use this website in such a manner as to damage, destruct, impair in any way, disable, overburden, or introduce computer viruses to the site, attempting to access restricted areas of the site through any means, using slanderous or profane language in any areas involving communications of the site, or interfering with the use of this website by another party.

We reserve the right to terminate or deny access to you if you engage in any prohibited activity.

No Warranty
All materials on this site are made available to you as-is. The Facility makes no warranty, express or implied, as to these materials, their title, accuracy, non-infringement of third party rights, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, or the performance or results you may obtain from their use.

Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall the Facility be liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site. If you are dissatisfied with any materials on this site or these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using or visiting this site.

Links to Other Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. These links do not mean that the Facility endorses these sites, nor is the Facility responsible for their contents or use.

No Practice of Medicine
This website is not engaged in the practice of medicine. Any information and advice on the website is given on a generalized, generic basis, and is not specific to any individual patient's condition. Use of this website is helpful in making you informed about health care issues, and use of this site does not create a care provider-patient relationship. On-line health services and health information

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