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Funding for this research was provided by:
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Open Access Funds)
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Received: 5 August 2022
Accepted: 30 October 2022
First Online: 19 November 2022
: All patients’ written consent was obtained. The trial was registered in the German clinical trials registry (Registration number: DRKS00021038). Approval by the local ethics committee was obtained as well prior to conducting the study (Ethikkommission der Ärztekammer Westfalen Lippe und der Westfälischen Wilhelms Universität Münster, ref. no. 2019-666-f-S, approval granted 26.02.2020). The study was designed and conducted following the Equator Network statement.
: Consent for publication was not deemed necessary as the manuscript does not contain individual data.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.