Legal: disclaimers, copyright and usage statements
The information presented in the UTHSCSA Digestive Disease Center website is general in nature and is designed to educate, NOT replace personalized medical or psychological care by qualified health care professionals.
We welcome email correspondence, however, because of confidentiality issues surrounding the use of email for medical correspondence, the staff of the UTHSCSA Digestive Disease Center does not give personal medical advice via email. Please do not email us with questions regarding your personal care as you will not receive an answer.
All materials used on this web site are for educational purposes only and do not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular organization or its views. No copyright infringement is meant or should be inferred. The informational content does NOT imply that the UTHSCSA Digestive Disease Center, the Department of Medicine, or the Department of Surgery endorses or represents any treatment, action, medication, or health services. You should discuss the health information found on these educational pages with your health care provider before using the information for personal self-care (medical or counseling advice, diagnosis, or therapy).
External Links: Some websites are linked for the convenience of our users. These sites are not managed by the UTHSCSA Digestive Disease Center, UTHSCSA Department of Medicine, or the UTHSCSA Department of Surgery. We make every effort to recommend sites of high quality. However, we do not continuously review, control, or take responsibility for the content of sites other than our own.
Copyright & usage statements:
Material on this site may be quoted or reproduced for educational purposes without prior permission, provided appropriate credit is given. This includes but is not restricted to: all text content, images, photographs, scripts, codes, style sheets, and any other components found within this website.
Any commercial use of this material is prohibited without prior permission from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Digestive Diseases Center.
Commercial requests for use of materials found on or in this website should be submitted to the webmaster.
When crediting the use of portions of our site or materials within that are copyrighted by us (for example, material that is clearly created here), please use:
"Used by permission of the Digestive Disease Center, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio".