Funding for this research was provided by:
Skåne University Hospital, Sweden
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Received: 24 October 2017
Accepted: 15 February 2019
First Online: 26 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: No specific consent for participation in the registry was needed since the data collected was identical to already available data in SWEDEHEART, which is a national quality registry and does not require consent. The data from the SWEDEHEART and the pacemaker registry is not publically available and therefore required ethics approval which was approved by Lund University ethics committee (LU2009/87), Lund, Sweden. The study as a whole was also approved by Lund University ethics committee (LU2009/87), Lund, Sweden, including administrative permission for obtaining and collecting data as well as medical records.
: Not applicable.
: HB, MG, JH has received consulting fees from Boston Scientific corporation to serve as proctors for the Lotus Valve.
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