Funding for this research was provided by:
M Imhoff is a consultant to Dr&#x00E4;gerwerk AG & Co.
CEO of Aix Scientifics CRO
Employee of Dr&#x00E4;gerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
CEO of Gremse-IT GmbH
Received: 25 July 2018
Accepted: 12 April 2019
First Online: 5 July 2019
: EG Fischer is owner of Aix Scientifics®; M Imhoff is a consultant to Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA; F Gremse is owner of Gremse-IT GmbH; F Fischer, E Teschner and Y Gärber are employees of Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA. Draegerwerk AG & Co provided the EIT device (Pulmovista 500®) and the ventilator (Evita® XL) used in this study. The other authors declare no competing interests.