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Received: 19 July 2018
Accepted: 14 January 2019
First Online: 5 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All patients provided written informed consent, and the study was approved by the Partners Human Research Committee and the following institutional review boards or ethics committees: The Partners Human Research Committee, Western IRB, Chesapeake IRB, University Health Care System IRB, Care Hospital Institutional Ethics Committee, Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Charitable Trust Section B, Apollo Hospitals, Medanta Institutional Ethics Committee, and The Member Secretary Institutional Ethics Committee.
: Not applicable.
: All of the authors received significant research support and/or consulting fees from Medtronic in relationship to the design and conduct of the study.David M. Charytan-Expert witness fees related to dialysate composition-Fresenius (significant), Research Support-Medtronic. Research Support and Consulting Fees related to services on trial steering committee or Data Monitoring Committee-Zoll Medical, Allena Pharmaceuticals, Astra Zeneca(modest), Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Consulting fees-Medtronic, Fresenius(modest).Jim A. Tumlin-None.Don Williamson-None.Alexandru I Costea – speaker’s bureau for Biotronik and Biosense Webster.Vijay Kher – Research Funding – Novartis India, Sanofi Aventis India, Astellas India, Honoraria – Novartis India, Roche India, Astellas India, Torrent India, Reddy’s India, Scientific Advisor – Roche India, Novartis India, Torrent, Sanofi Aventis, Reddy’s India, Biocon India, Medtronis, Speakers Bureau – Novartis India, Roche India, Panacea India, Sanofi Aventis India, Intas India, Biocon India, Pfizer, Medtronic.Bruce Koplan-Research Funding-No other conflicts.Saurabh Pokhariyal-No other conflicts.Prabir Roy-Chaudhury. Consultant or Advisory Board for: Medtronic, Bard Peripheral Vascular, WL Gore, Akebia, TVA, Cormedix, Humacyte, Proteon.
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