Funding for this research was provided by:
Gottfried und Julia Bangerter-Rhyner-Stiftung (8472)
Received: 11 January 2019
Accepted: 29 March 2019
First Online: 23 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The need for informed consent was waived by the ethics committee of Canton Bern, Switzerland, as the patient data were anonymous and part of routine patient care. The study is registered with the responsible ethics committee under the number 073/2015.
: Not applicable.
: TS has received research grants or lecture fees from Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Daiichi-Sankyo and Gottfried and Julia Bangerter Rhyner Foundation. MM has received research grants from the Gottfried and Julia Bangerter Rhyner Foundation. MN has received research grants or lecture fees from Bayer, CSL Behring, Roche diagnostics, and Instrumentation Laboratory. AKE is member of the advisory boards of all registered DOACs. JE reports no conflict of interest.
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