Funding for this research was provided by:
Stroke Association (TSA2012/01)
Received: 22 August 2018
Accepted: 20 January 2019
First Online: 13 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the appropriate ethics committee at each participating centre, and written informed consent was obtained from the patient or an appropriate surrogate.
: Not applicable.
: TGR is an NIHR Senior Investigator; PW reports institutional research grants from Microvention Terumo, advisory panel fees from Stryker, and educational consulting fees from Microvention; JC reports research grants and lecture fees from Servier; CSA reports advisory panel fees from Amgen, speaking fees from Takeda China, research grants from Takeda China and NHMRC, and holds a Senior Principle Research Fellowship of the NHMRC.
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