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This Disclaimer may be updated and we therefore invite the Internet User to consult this Disclaimer from time to time in order to familiarize himself or herself with any changes. The last paragraph of this Disclaimer indicates when it was last updated.

The content of this site ((medical) information and advice published, all opinions expressedÂ…) is provided for informational purposes only. Although UZ Brussel verifies all content with the utmost diligence, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this website. The content is subject to change without notice.

The content of this site is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The Internet User should not use it to diagnose or treat a health problem without consulting a qualified health care provider. The content does not constitute professional medical advice.

If an Internet User has or suspects he or she may have a health problem or concern, he or she should consult a health care provider immediately.

UZ Brussel disclaims, without limitation, all liability for any loss or damage of any kind, including any direct, indirect or consequential damages, which might be incurred through the use of or access to the website. If an Internet User is brought, directly or indirectly, into contact with a health care provider via UZ Brussel, UZ Brussel is not responsible or liable for medical diagnosis, treatment or result of any surgery, performed by this person.

Furthermore, UZ Brussel disclaims all liability for any tampering with the Internet User's computer system by unauthorized parties.

This website may include hyperlinks to other websites that are not operated or controlled by UZ Brussel ("Third Party Sites"). UZ Brussel does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, and legality of the contents of such websites, or for any offers and services contained therein.

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This Disclaimer was last updated in October 2007.