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Lecturio is an offer of the

Lecturio GmbH
Käthe-Kollwitz-Straße 1
04109 Leipzig

Authorised representatives of the company:

Pascal Bendien, Stefan Wisbauer

VAT Number:

DE 2611 42352

Trade register:

Registration Number (Germany): HRB 24295
Registered: Amtsgericht Leipzig

Guarantor with regards to content according to §18 clause II MStV:

Pascal Bendien and Stefan Wisbauer, address see above. The respective authors are responsible for user content (comments, learning notes, tags and similar input) as well as for content provided by e-authors.

Please read the following notes and disclaimers carefully BEFORE using Lecturio’s websites (including, without limitation,,

Lecturio provides an online learning platform which enables users to access a variety of contents (including, without limitation, video, audio, images, texts, or other formats) through Lecturio’s websites. All contents provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites are offered “as is”. All contents were created for educational purposes only. In particular, the contents were produced for medical students and professionals to prepare for exams and/or to review knowledge gained at a Medical School. Lecturio is NOT a substitute for formal medical education as provided at a Medical School or a comparable institution.

Lecturio does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the contents provided by the authors on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites. Video contents, in particular, have been carefully prepared and presented by an author who is expert in the particular subject area. The author uses reasonable efforts to keep the respective contents accurate and up-to-date but neither Lecturio or the author guarantee accuracy or completeness. Lecturio and the authors shall not be liable for any errors or omissions or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Lecturio does not warrant that the contents provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites are complete, true, non-misleading or up-to-date. Lecturio shall NOT be liable for any errors or delays in the contents, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

No endorsements

Some of the content provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites may contain names of particular physicians, healthcare providers, product providers, or medical products. Lecturio does not recommend or endorse any specific treatment, particular physician, products, healthcare providers, procedures, opinions, tests, or other information that may be mentioned on Lecturio’s websites.
Statements concerning the recommendation or endorsement as outlined above are provided as part of the content on Lecturio’s websites and are based on the experiences of individuals or health professionals. The user’s individual experiences may deviate from that. None of those statements necessarily reflect the opinions or views of Lecturio.

No Medical Advice

The content provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users or individuals seeking advice for health-related problems should always seek the advice of their physician or other qualified healthcare provider. The content provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites is no substitute for an individual’s health assessment based upon a professional medical examination of the individual, the consideration of corresponding laboratory data, and other factors that are unique to the individual. Never disregard any professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of information you have gained from Lecturio’s websites. Reliance on any information provided by Lecturio’s websites, Lecturio’s employees, contracted writers, or medical professionals is solely at the user’s own risk.

Similarly, medical professionals should not rely upon any content provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites to make medical decisions, or to provide any kind of healthcare service. By providing content, Lecturio is not engaged in the practice of medicine, nursing, or the provision of any healthcare service. Lecturio will not exercise any control or influence over the medical judgment or decision making of any user in providing healthcare services to his/her patients. Each medical professional user is solely responsible for all medical judgment and decision making in respect to the provision of healthcare services to his/her patients.

Online availability

Lecturio will use reasonable efforts to provide access to its websites at any time. However, Lecturio does not guarantee access to the site in case of viruses/software errors/other technical or natural catastrophes that cannot be repaired in spite of a reasonable effort. Scheduled maintenance and problems out of the control of Lecturio can cause the site to be temporarily unavailable. If necessary, Lecturio reserves the right to withdraw subscriptions and the complete site. If this ever becomes necessary, users will only pay for the time of their subscriptions that has elapsed.

Contents may be perceived as offensive
The content provided on or accessed through Lecturio’s websites contains health- or medical-related material, including, without limitation, cadaver material, surgical footage, material showing nude humans, or sexually explicit disease states. Users who find this material offensive, disgusting, or disturbing may not want to use this website. Accessing contents at Lecturio’s websites is always taken at the user’s own risk.

The United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) is a joint program of the FSMB (Federation of State Medical Boards) and the NBME® (National Board of Medical Examiners®). None of the trademark holders are endorsed by nor affiliated with Lecturio.

External Links

With the judgment passed by the Hamburg district court on May 12th, 1998 (“Liability for links”, 312 O 85/98), the owner of a website is responsible for the contents of “linked” pages on external websites. This can only be avoided, according to the court, when the owner explicitly dissociates him-/herself from such contents. Herewith we explicitly dissociate ourselves from all contents of pages on other websites to which links have been created from our sites, and we decline any responsibility for the content of these pages.

Exclusion of liability:

The information that is available on this website was examined carefully and updated regularly. However no guarantee can be given for the information provided being up-to-date, correct or complete. This specifically applies to all links that refer to other websites directly and indirectly. We reserve all rights to complete, delete and/or change any data without previous announcement.


All brands, trademarks, product names and product specifications are unrestrictedly subject to the provisions of the respectively valid trademark legislation and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. All text and graphics of this website: ©Lecturio GmbH or the Owners. Copyrights of photos on the homepage (in order of appearance from top to bottom): IreneK, (; toshimself (; Cmcderm1 (; Alexander Hafemann (; mrusty (

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