This website aims to make a wide range of high-quality information available to patients and other interested parties. The wording in Internet texts is gender neutral. If no gender neutral form can be found, both genders will be cited. Inselspital endeavours to provide this information accurately and correctly and commensurate with the latest state of knowledge, but gives no warranty whatsoever for its accuracy, currentness or completeness.

No claims or rights may be derived from the information provided. All medical advice on the Inselspital webpages has been given to the best knowledge and belief, but is no substitute for a personal medical consultation and is followed at the reader's own risk.

Inselspital does not accept liability for any damages arising from the use of this internet portal, specifically from incorrect information or technical faults. No liability either is accepted for the content and correct functioning of external websites linked to the Inselspital webpages.

As a general rule, Inselspital does not offer any online consultations and there is no guarantee of a timely response.

Inselspital reserves the right to discontinue operation of the website at any time and without prior warning and/or to amend, complete or delete its content.


The entire content and structure of the Inselspital website is protected by copyright law. Downloading or printing of individual pages or documents for private non-commercial use is of course permitted. We permit the reproduction of individual pages or documents for public but non-commercial purposes provided that reference is made to our copyright and to our restrictions regarding further and commercial use. Further use, in particular complete or partial copying for commercial purposes, electronic distribution or distribution via other mean as well as the modification and linking to commercial and/or public purposes require prior written consent by Inselspital.

Data protection

Any data submitted by you will be used solely to reply to your queries, to improve our website or to communicate with you. All automatic data that we receive and store are evaluated solely for internal purposed and not passed on to third parties.
E-mail communication via the internet is not considered secure. For that reason, e-mails should not be used for confidential information. 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse the use of our website.
The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) are transferred to and stored at a Google server in the US. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operators and to provide further services linked to website and internet use.  Google may pass this information to third parties if this is regulated by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. 
Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address with other data derived from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out, that this might prevent you from making full use of some of the services on this website. 
By using this website, you agree with the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purpose as described above.

Thank your for your visit and your trust.