Funding for this research was provided by:
Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet
Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (NO)
National Competence Centre for Ultrasound and Image Guided Therapy
Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Functional MRI Methods
Central Norwegian Brain Tumor Registry
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-03
Received: 19 December 2017
Accepted: 22 August 2018
First Online: 3 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Regional Ethics Committee (Central) as part of a larger project (references 2011/974 and 2013/1348) and adhered with the Declaration of Helsinki. Most patients had provided written informed consent to be included in a related glioma outcome study (reference 2011/974). The regional ethics committee waived informed consent for retrospective evaluation of patient data for the remaining patients, and did not require obtained written informed consent from a relative/guardian.
: Not applicable.
: O.S. has previously been an unpaid member of a national advisory committee on treatment guidelines for brain tumors. All other authors disclose no potential conflicts of interest.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.