Privacy and Disclaimers
The information on this website is provided for information about this study only, and not intended as personal or medical advice. You should talk to your Family Physician or Cardiologists to get information that is specific to your personal health. Any information is general in nature and is not a substitute for medical advice or care.
Links to other websites provided on this website are made available as a convenience only. We have reviewed these linked sites and find them generally accurate but we are not responsible for their content, and the content may change over time.
We will do our best to preserve your privacy. To do this, we do not collect personal information on this web site or who visits it. If you wish to volunteer for this study, please visit the website http://bav-genetics.org/contact. You will be asked to fill out some contact information so that we may send you printed material about the study, to allow you to make an informed decision about enrollment.
There is no means of accessing any of the study data through this or any other web site. We operate a secure server and software that prevent access, except for Investigators approved for its use.
Most importantly, please do NOT:
* E-mail us personal medical information or any other contact information. Please use the web site to send contact information. The information will be sent using encryption similar to that used when you are buying things on the web.
* Send us personal or medical information by any other means, unless we ask for it. The Federal Government has very strict privacy rules that we want to adhere to.
* Send us blood or other samples for analysis. The USPS has very strict rules for shipping biological specimens and we want to adhere to those too.
Simon C. Body, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115