Funding for this research was provided by:
Stroke Association (2012/05)
Rosetrees Trust (M322)
Chief Scientist Office
Received: 6 September 2017
Accepted: 20 February 2018
First Online: 7 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The research did not directly involve human participants or human tissue. Ethical approval was granted by the ethics committee of the Centre for Population Health Sciences, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh. Details of ethics approval for GALA trial (data set used in illustrative meta-analysis scenarios) provided in reference [CitationRef removed].
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