Funding for this research was provided by:
TrygFonden (N/A, 07-12-0454)
Stig och Ragna Gorthons Stiftelse (2017-1393)
Interreg IV A OKS program (N/A)
Hans-Gabriel and Alice TrolleWachtmeister Foundation for Medical Research (N/A)
Krapperup Foundation (N/A)
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Received: 17 November 2018
Accepted: 11 January 2019
First Online: 28 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The TTM trial protocol was approved by ethics committees in the following institutions: St George Hospital, Sydney. North Shore Hospital, Sydney. Liverpool Hospital, Sydney. The George Institute of Global Health, Sydney. General University Hospital in Prague, Prague. The Heart Center, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen. Ospedale Universitario di Cattinara, Trieste. Santa Maria degli Angeli Hospital, Pordenone. San Martino, Genoa. Medical Centre, Luxembourg. Amsterdam Medical Centre, Amsterdam. Leeuwarden Hospital, Leeuwarden. Rijnstaate Hospital, Arnhem. Onze Lieuwe Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam. Oslo University Hospital, Oslo. Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen. Helsingborg Hospital, Helsingborg. Karlstad Hospital, Karlstad. Kungälv Hospital, Kungälv: Linköping University Hospital, Linköping. Skåne University Hospital, Lund. Skåne University Hospital, Malmö. Norra Älvsborgs Län Hospital. Vrinnevi Hospital, Norrköping.Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg. Örebro University Hospital, Örebro. Geneva University Hospital, Geneva. Hospital St Gallen, St Gallen. Hospital La Chaux de Fonds. University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London. St George’s Hospital, London. Informed consent was waived or was obtained according to national legislation, in line with the Helsinki declaration.
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: H.F. has received lecture fees from Bard Medical and is scientific advisor at QuickCool.M.P.W. has done an advisory board and educational meeting for Bard Medical, N.N. has received lecture fees from Bard Medical. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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