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Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-04-03
Accepted: 23 March 2019
First Online: 3 April 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: This work was conducted by York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC), and sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme. There are the following possible financial conflicts of interest: authors MR, RR and RH were employed by Sanofi Genzyme, JR was employed by YHEC, and ABS was provided with consultancy fees by YHEC. The authors report no non-financial conflicts of interest.
: All procedures performed involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.