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Please read this agreement carefully before using the website. By accessing or using the website, you agree that you are competent and of age to enter into this Agreement and to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Collectivity "AAOS") present the information on this website as an educational service to the public and to our members. While the information on this site is about health care issues and orthopaedic surgery. It is not medical advice. People seekng specific orthopaedic advice or assitance should contact an orthopaedic surgeon through the AAOS's "Find an Orthopaedist" program on the website or from another source.

No Warranties

Although we believe the information on this site tobe accurate and timely, because of the rapid advances in the field of orthopaedic surgery and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy of reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. When clinical matters are discussed on this website. The opinions presented are those of the discussant only. The material discussed on the website is not itended to present the only or necessarily the best orthopaedic method or procedure, but rather presents the approach or opinion of the discussant.

This website and the information, software and other material available on or accessible from this website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The AAOS does not warrant that the website service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software or other material available on or accessible through the website is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components.

No Liability or Other Damages

Under no circumstances shail the AAOS be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way from your use of or inability to use this website, your reliance on or use of the information, services or merchandise provided on or through this website, or that result from mistakes, omissions interruption, deletion of files, error, defect, delays in operation, or transmission or any failure of performance. The AAOS specifically disclaims any and all liability for injury and/or other damages that result from an individual using techniques discussed on the website, whether a physician or any other person asserts these claims.

You are granted a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the orthoinfo website conditioned on your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, these Term of Use. You may use the Orthoinfo website and content for personal use, patient education and/or to supplement patient electronic medical record, and for no other purpose. The AAOS reserves the right to bar, restrict or suspend any user's access to Orthoinfo website, and/or to terminate this license at any time for any reason. The AAOS reserves any rights not expliciting granted in these Terms of Use.

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