Funding for this research was provided by:
Clinic of Pneumology, University Hospital Basel
Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel
Boston Scientific Corporation
Received: 8 February 2021
Accepted: 7 June 2021
First Online: 28 June 2021
: The study was performed according to the GCP guidelines and was approved by the local Institutional Review Board (EKNZ 2016-01057). All patients provided written informed consent to participate in the study.
: Dr. Stolz reports grants from Astra-Zeneca AG, Curetis AG, Boston Scientific, Novartis AG, GSK AG, Roche AG, Zambon, Pfizer, Schwabe Pharma AG, Vifor AG. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests related to the study.