Received: 31 January 2019
Accepted: 20 January 2020
First Online: 7 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All clinical data captured are pseudonymized and pooled to form the NeuroTransData MS registry database. The codes uniquely identifying patients are managed by the Institute for Medical information processing, Biometry and Epidemiology (Institut für medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (IBE)) at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, acting as an external trust center. The data acquisition protocol described in Section Methods: Data was approved by the ethical committee of the Bavarian Medical Board (Bayerische Landesärztekammer; June 14, 2012) and re-approved by the ethical committee of the Medical Board North-Rhine (Ärztekammer Nordrhein, 25.04.2017).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.