Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-10-31
Received: 18 August 2019
Accepted: 11 October 2019
First Online: 31 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the local ethical committees and all patients gave written informed consent in compliance with the Declaration of Helsinki, and it is listed at ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT 01000701).
: Not applicable.
: MR has received institutional research grants from Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Terumo, Medtronic, and Biotronik; RK has received advisory board fees from Novartis; FM has received research grants to the institution from Amgen, AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, Biotronik, Medtronic, MSD, Eli Lilly and St. Jude Medical including speaker or consultant fees; LR received speaker fees and research grants to the institution from St. Jude Medical; SW has received research grants to the institution from Abbott, Boston Scientific, Biosensors, Biotronik, the Medicines Company, Medtronic and St. Jude Medical and honoraria from Abbott, Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Boston Scientific, Biosensors, Biotronik, Medtronic and Edwards; FN is serving as a consultant for Abbott, Edwards Lifesciences and Medtronic; AvE received speaker or consultant fees from Amgen, MSD, and Sanofi-Aventis; TFL received research grants to the institution from AstraZeneca, Bayer Healthcare, Biosensors, Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly, Medtronic, MSD, Merck, Roche and Servier, including speaker fees by some of them. CMM received research grants to the institution from Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca, Roche, Amgen and MSD including speaker or consultant fees.