Funding for this research was provided by:
Schweizerische Akademie der Medizinischen Wissenschaften (TCR 14/17)
Received: 12 August 2020
Accepted: 9 March 2021
First Online: 6 April 2021
: The present study is registered and approved by the Ethics Committee of Canton Bern, Bern, Switzerland (073/2015) and no informed consent is required according to Swiss law.
: Not applicable.
: TCS has received research grants from Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Daiichi-Sankyo. TCS and MM have 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. IC reports no conflict of interest.