Funding for this research was provided by:
Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (grant number: 32003B_169974/1)
Received: 16 January 2020
Accepted: 12 April 2020
First Online: 20 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Lausanne University Hospital Ethics Committee (Commission d’Ethique Romande, protocol number CHUV 317/15, Chairperson Prof. André Pannatier) on 26th October 2015. Every participant has been informed of the risks and benefits of participating in this study and signed a consent form before being enrolled.
: Not applicable.
: Eric Albrecht has received grants from the Swiss Academy for Anaesthesia Research (SACAR), Lausanne, Switzerland (50,000 CHF; no grant number attributed), from B. Braun Medical AG (56,100 CHF; no grant number attributed) and from the Swiss National Science Foundation to support his clinical research (353,408 CHF; grant number: 32003B_169974/1). EA has also received an honorarium from B. Braun Medical AG. No interest declared by the other authors.