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Medizinische Universität Wien
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Received: 27 July 2019
Accepted: 7 December 2019
First Online: 7 January 2020
Compliance with ethical guidelines
: B. Simbrunner received travel support from AbbVie and Gilead. M. Pinter is an investigator for Bayer, BMS, and Lilly, he received speaker fees from Bayer, BMS, Eisai, and MSD, he is a consultant for Bayer, BMS, Ipsen, Eisai, and Lilly, and he received travel support from Bayer and BMS. B. Scheiner received travel support from Abbvie and Gilead. M. Trauner received speaker fees from BMS, Falk Foundation, Gilead and MSD; advisory board fees from Albireo, Falk Pharma GmbH, Genfit, Gilead, Intercept, MSD, Novartis, Phenex and Regulus. He further received travel grants from Abbvie, Falk, Gilead and Intercept and unrestricted research grants from Albireo, Cymabay, Falk, Gilead, Intercept, MSD and Takeda. M. Mandorfer has served as a speaker and/or consultant and/or advisory board member for AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, W. L. Gore & Associates and Janssen. T. Reiberger received grant support from Abbvie, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Gilead, MSD, Philips Healthcare, Gore; speakers fees from Abbvie, Gilead, Gore, Intercept, Roche, MSD; consulting/advisory board fee from Abbvie, Bayer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Gilead, MSD, Siemens and travel support from Boehringer-Ingelheim, Gilead and Roche. A. Beer, K. Wöran, F. Schmitz, C. Primas, M. Wewalka, W. Dolak, A. Puespoek and G. Oberhuber declare that they have no competing interests.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee (Medical University of Vienna (EK1016/2017)) and with the 1975 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. The need for a specific informed consent for this retrospective analysis was waived by the Ethics committee of the Medical University of Vienna, since all procedures and tests were performed in clinical routine and only anonymized data are reported.