Received: 24 August 2019
Accepted: 7 May 2020
First Online: 15 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the ethics committee of the Medical University of Vienna with the reference number EK Nr: 1095/2013, approval: March 12, 2013. Additional collection of blood samples for MV characterization was amended to the study protocol and approved by the ethics committee on June 16, 2014. Written informed consent to participate and consent to publish was obtained and signed from each patient.
: Not applicable.
: MHB and MJH have received travel funding for a lecture from <i>CytoSorbents Europe, GmbH.</i> All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.