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Received: 20 February 2018
Accepted: 27 July 2018
First Online: 21 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The present study was approved by the Institutional Review Board (Ethical committee of the University Witten/Herdecke) and registered at the German Clinical Trial Register and the WHO trial register (DRKS00011650/ U1111–1192-0396).
: The manuscript has been read and its submission approved by all co-authors. Patients were prospectively included after informed consent was obtained from the legal caregiver.
: CK and SS received travel grants and lecture fees from Maquet Cardiopulmonary, Rastatt, Germany. WW received fees for advisory board meetings and lectures from Maquet Cardiopulmonary, Rastatt, Germany. Andreas Waldmann is an employee of Swisstom AG. PR and TS have no competing interests. SHB was co-founder and chief medical director of Swisstom until October 2016.
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