Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-12-14
Received: 11 August 2018
Revised: 16 October 2018
Accepted: 14 November 2018
First Online: 14 December 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The scientific guarantor of this publication is Dr. Thomas Huber.
: The authors of this manuscript declare relationships with the following companies: TH and LR consultancy for Smart Reporting GmbH (Munich, Germany); BW speaker honoraria from Bayer; TH, JG and SB consultancy for Brainlab AG (Feldkirchen, Germany); JSK research support by DFG, ERC, Acandis—travel support by Kaneka Europe—speaker honoraria by Philips; WHS founder and CEO of Smart Reporting GmbH (Munich, Germany) and founder of Planerio GmbH (Munich, Germany); JR research grant Sirtex Medical Ltd. and research grant Bayer AG; CZ has served on scientific advisory boards for Philips and Bayer Schering; serves as co-editor on the Advisory Board of Clinical Neuroradiology; has received speaker honoraria from Bayer-Schering and Philips and has received research support and investigator fees for clinical studies from Biogen Idec, Quintiles, M.S.D. Sharp & Dome, Boehringer Ingelheim, Inventive Health Clinical U.K. Ltd., Advance Cor, Brainsgate, Pfizer, BayerSchering, Novartis, Roche, Servier, Penumbra, W.C.T. GmbH, Syngis, S.S.S. International Clinical Research, P.P.D. Germany GmbH, Worldwide Clinical Trials Ltd., Phenox, Covidien, Actelion, Medivation, Medtronic, Harrison Clinical Research, Concentric, Penumbra, Pharmtrace, Reverse Medical Corp., Premier Research Germany Ltd., Surpass Medical Ltd., and GlaxoSmithKline. All listed conflicts of interest are unrelated to the present study.
: One of the authors has significant statistical expertise.
: Written informed consent was waived by the Institutional Review Board.
: Institutional Review Board approval was obtained.
: • Retrospective• Experimental• Performed at one institution