Contact details

alta uro AG
Centralbahnplatz 6

4051 Basel


Authorised representatives

Dr. med. G. Bonkat

Commercial register entry

Type of company registered: Aktiengesellschaft (public limited company)

Nummer: CH-

VAT ID number


Picture credits

Photos and medical illustrations are stock media (


Unless stated otherwise, journalistic and editorial responsibility lies with Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Gernot Bonkat and Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Malte Rieken.
All quotes are genuine statements made by our patients.
Consent was given for them to be published. For reasons of doctor-patient confidentiality, the patients’ names and places of residence have been changed by the editors.


Exclusion of liability

The author cannot accept any liability for the information on this website being correct, accurate, up to date, reliable or complete.

Liability claims against the author concerning either material or non-material damage arising from access to or the use or non-use of any of the information published, the misuse of this website or technical errors are excluded.

All offers are non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, add to or delete parts or all of this website without giving prior notice or to temporarily or permanently take down parts or all of the website.

Liability for links

References and links to other websites operated by third parties are outside of our control and we cannot accept any responsibility for such websites. Users access and use these websites at their own risk. The copyright and all other rights to the content, images, photos and other files on this website belong exclusively to the company alta uro or the specifically named rights holders. The reproduction of any parts of this website requires the prior written consent of the copyright holders.

Data protection

In accordance with Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and Swiss data protection regulations (Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection, FADP), every person has the right to privacy in their private lives and has the right to be protected against the misuse of their personal data. We comply with these provisions. We keep personal data strictly confidential and do not sell it to or share it with third parties.

We work closely with our hosting providers to protect our databases as effectively as possible from access by unauthorised parties, loss, misuse or falsification.

The following data is collected and stored in log files when you access our website: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transferred to us about your operating system and browser. This data is used to perform anonymous statistical evaluations so that we can identify trends to help us to improve our offer.

Privacy statement concerning the use of Facebook plugins (“Like button”)

Our website features plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify Facebook plugins from the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our website. More information about Facebook plugins is available here:

When you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This informs Facebook that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you will create a link between the contents of our website and your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to link your visit to our website to your user account. As the provider of this website, we do not have any knowledge of the contents of the data transferred to Facebook or how it is used. To find out more, please see Facebook’s Data Policy, which is available at

If you do not want Facebook to link your visit to our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy statement concerning the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and analyse how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will abbreviate your IP address within the member states of the European Union and in other states that are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmitting it to the USA.

Your full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional circumstances. Google uses this information to evaluate how you use this website, to compile reports on website activities on behalf of the website operators and to provide other services relating to website and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if doing so is required by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. The IP address transmitted by your browser during the Google Analytics process will not be linked in any way to other data collected by Google.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting your browser settings. However, please note that disabling cookies may result in you not being able to make full use of all the features on this website. By using this website, you consent to Google processing the data collected about you in the manner and for the purpose described above.