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Surgeons Net

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Certificate validity: 27 Apr 2010 - Apr 2012

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct427629

Date of initial review:

06 Apr 2001

Certificate validity:

27 Apr 2010 - Apr 2012

Date of last visit:

25 Feb 2014
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

The website was created and is maintained by Neville Dastur MBBS MRCS who is currently a Specialist Registrar on the South West Thames general surgery rotation.
 

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The information posted on Surgeons Net should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. Surgeons Net does not answer specific medical questions.
 

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The information posted on Surgeons Net should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. Surgeons Net does not answer specific medical questions. The forums and blogs are open for any registered member to post comments. These members may not be medically qualified and as such information contained within the forums / blogs should never be considered as medical advise or evidence.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

References
1. Aslani N, Brown CJ. Does mesh offer an advantage over tissue in the open repair of umbilical hernias? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Hernia 2010;14:455-462
2. Asolati M, Huerta S, Sarosi G, Harmon R, Bell C, Anthony T. Predictors of recurrence in veteran patients with umbilical hernia: single center experience. Am J Surg 2006;192:627–630
 

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Tuesday, 02 August 2011 17:01
 

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

All feedback is gratefully received.
 

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Surgeons Net hosts advertisements from third parties including Google. Surgeons Net therefore does not control the content of some of the advertisements displayed. Surgeons Net will always keep the editorial content free of commercial influence.
 

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

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