HON Principles

Editorial committee

The site http://www.institut-chirurgical.com has been published by Hands Are Us, placed at: 17 Avenue Condorcet, 69100 VILLEURBANNE
The editorial committee is made up of doctors practicing at Hands Are Us. All surgeons at Hands Are Us are senior surgeons with degrees in orthopedic and trauma surgery and masters in hand surgery and microsurgery.

Michel Ninou MA is the head of publishing. He holds diplomas in legal reparations in cases of bodily harm and in Medical Expertise. He is also a qualified G.P.

Complementarity status

The website http://www.institut-chirurgical.com is intended for Hands Are Us´ patients and future patients, as well as for anyone interested in hand, wrist elbow and shoulder pathologies and the treatment of hand emergencies.
This website does not offer customized medical advice. Its only goal is to provide information about the centre´s equipment, surgery and treatment. The content provided on this site is presented for general and information purposes.
The website http://www.institut-chirurgical.com does not intend to replace medical consultation. This information is not intended to replace the direct relationship between patients or website visitors with health professionals but to improve it.
Contact your doctor or Contact us for more information.


The Web site owners are committed to respecting the international legal conditions of privacy in France and do not to disclose personal information related to website visitors to third parties.
Any personal information given by an Internet visitor to use our services is subject to the provisions of French Law 2 number 2004-801 of the 6th of August 2004 on protection of individuals with regard to processing of personal data. This law modifies Law number 78-17 on Computer and freedom of January the 6th 1978.
As such, website users have the right to access, modify and delete any personal data concerning them. They are allowed to do this at any moment by writing to: 17 Avenue Condorcet, 69100 VILLEURBANNE
This website uses Google Analytics to Analise visits and improve its content. For more information on confidentiality rules about Google Analytics, visit:
http://www.institut-chirurgical.com does not use cookies. If a cookie is automatically installed in your browser, the user can delete it by using the blocking cookies options of the browser´s parameters.

Authoring and date of the information provided

The date of the last update is included on every article. These are updated regularly to provide reliable information. The editorial team endeavors to provide balanced and objective medical information. The source of information is given if different from the publisher or the editorial committee.

Objectivity and professionalism

The information provided on the website is validated by the Head of Publication. It is reliable and updated regularly. It is based on our team experience and it is supported by scientific studies and publications which meet the standards of our profession. The section "Contact Us" on every website page allows to contact Hands Are Us surgeons.
This Website has no commercial or profit goals. There is no interest between the head of publishing, the editorial committee and any company producing or distributing health products or services.

Financial transparency and advertising

This website has been entirely financed by Hands Are Us. This website is not financed by any commercial or non commercial entity.
Advertising is not a source of revenue for the site http://www.institut-chirurgical.com There is no advertising on the website.