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are protected by copyright and are exclusively property of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, under an exclusive publication right. Texts deriving from other sources contained within the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute are as well protected by copyright, and are exclusive property of the respective authors. It is therefore forbidden, to users and to third parties in general, to publish, commercialize, distribute in any way or any form the contents that are present on the Orthopaedic Rizzoli Institute portal.

The texts contained in the aforementioned websites can be downloaded or printed solely and exclusively for personal use.

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The Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute has realized these websites to allow a wider audience to have access to the information concerning the activities and initiatives of the Institute, its organization, performances and assistential services, the scientific research activity. The aim is to provide a precise and timely information.
The contents offered within the present site are edited with the greatest care and diligence, and are subjected to an accurate control by its Responsible and editors. However, they decline any direct or indirect responsibility towards users and any third party in general, for delays, inaccuracies, mistakes, omissions, damages (direct, indirect, consequent, punishable and sanctionable) deriving from the aforementioned contents. 
In case of signaled errors, it will be our care to correct them.
The Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute does not assume any responsibility for what concerns the material contained in the website. Such material:

  • can sometimes be not exhaustive, complete, precise or updated; 
  • sometimes offers links to external websites, on which the Institute cannot exert any control and does not assume any responsibility:
  • does not intend to express professional or juridical opinions.
  • The text of laws, normative acts, memoranda, deliberations and other documents can be not exactly reproducible for technical problems; therefore, they are solely attested by the text of the legislation by the Italian Republic and the European Union, published on the respective paper editions of the Official Journals, in addition to the text of memoranda, deliberations and other documents published on the official print editions of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.

The Institute does not assume any responsibility regarding possible problems that can derive due to the utilization of the website or of possible external sites connected to it.