Funding for this research was provided by:
Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (PP00P3_150531)
Forschungsrat Kantonsspital Aarau (1410.000.058, 1410.000.044)
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Received: 12 December 2017
Accepted: 15 August 2018
First Online: 24 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The initial study protocol has been performed in accordance with the declaration of Helsinki and was approved by the ethics committee of the University of Basel, written informed consent for the study including consent for the use of the data in secondary blood marker analyses and follow-up was obtained from all participating patients. The trial was registered at ExternalRef removed (identifier ISRCTN95122877).
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