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Balgrist University Hospital intends to use this internet portal to make useful and important information easily accessible to patients, clients, visitors, doctors, students and other interested parties.

We make every effort to ensure that this information is correct and in line with current scientific knowledge, but we make no warranty as to the content, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information. The information does not not imply entitlement to rights of any description. The medical advice on the Balgrist internet portal has been provided in all good faith but must not in any circumstances replace a consultation with a doctor, and it is followed at the user’s own risk.

Balgrist University Hospital cannot be held liable for any damage sustained as a result of using this internet portal – particularly that caused by incorrect information or technical problems. The hospital also accepts no liability for the content and correct functioning of linked websites accessible from the Balgrist portal.

We reserve the right to change, add to or delete the portal’s content or to close the site down at any time, without prior warning.


Downloading or printing of individual pages or documents is permitted for private non-commercial use.

We authorise the reproduction of individual pages and documents for public non-commercial use, provided that reference is made to Balgrist’s copyright and the reservations with respect to any subsequent and commercial use.

Prior written permission from Balgrist University Hospital must be obtained for subsequent use, in particular complete or partial reproduction for commercial purposes, dissemination (electronic or otherwise), modification, and linking or use of the website for commercial and/or public purposes.

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