Received: 17 December 2020
Accepted: 12 March 2021
First Online: 20 March 2021
: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board or Research Ethics Committee, depending on trial site. Institutional Review Board and Research Ethics Committees that approved this research include the following: CPP Ile de France 2 (Hopital Foch); Ethik-Kommission Medizinische Fakultät (University Hospital Bonn); Rinshoushiken Shinsa Senmon Inkai (Okayama University Hospital); The Jikei Ethics Committee (Jikei University); METC MUMC+ (University Medical Center, Maastricht); National Healthcare Group (NHG) Domain Specific Review Board (DSRB) (National University of Singapore); Comité de Ética del Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia (Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia); Western Institutional Review Board (Beaumont Hospital, Emory University, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and Providence Regional Medical Center); Partners Human Research Committee (Brigham and Women’s Hospital); Cleveland Clinic Institutional Review Board (Cleveland Clinic); The MetroHealth System Institutional Review Board (MetroHealth Medical Center); University at Buffalo Institutional Review Board (University at Buffalo); Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (University at Colorado). Written informed consent was obtained from all participants.
: Not applicable.
: All authors (or their institutions) received research support from Medtronic to conduct this trial.In addition, AK reports consulting fees from Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences, and Philips North America, AK is supported by an NIH/NCATS Wake Forest CTSI award for a randomized trial of continuous postoperative hemodynamic and respiratory monitoring; LS reports a grant from Merck & Co. Inc. and consultant fees from Merck & Co. Inc., The 37 Company, and Ferrer International; CRJ reports participation in the Medtronic Nurse Advisory Group; SU reports speaker honorarium from Edwards Lifescience, LTD; WJ reports receiving a salary from Medtronic; WB reports grants from the European Union and Interreg Consortium, and personal fees from European Society of Anaesthesiology studies (PHOENICS and TETHYS) supported by B Braun Medical and Fresenius Medical Care, and from Medtronic.