Funding for this research was provided by:
Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
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Received: 8 November 2017
Accepted: 30 May 2018
First Online: 22 June 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Partners Human Research Committee, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Partners Healthcare hospitals (protocol number 2016P000459), as well as the Partners Clinical Data Sharing Committee, both located in Boston, MA, USA. A waiver of consent was obtained from the Partners IRB for this research. Given the volume of patients, it would not have been logistically or financially feasible to obtain consent from all patients whose data would be included in the analysis. Additionally, some of the patients whose data were included have relocated or are even deceased.
: Hitachi Ltd. funded the study. Takuma Shibahara, Hiroko Otaki, Tatsuya Nakae, and Toru Hisamitsu work for Hitachi Ltd. Jumpei Sato and Go Kojima are currently with the University of Tokyo and Teradata Corporation in Japan, respectively. This study was done while they were with Hitachi, Ltd.
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