Funding for this research was provided by:
Universiteit Gent (F2016/IOF-ConcepTT/372)
Received: 20 December 2019
Accepted: 31 March 2020
First Online: 10 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Ethics Committee of the Department of Surgery at the Helsinki University Hospital gave nationwide approval for the study and for the use of deferred consent with written, informed consent obtained as soon as possible (decision number 18/13/03/02/2010). Each patient or his/her next of kin gave a written, informed consent. The study was conducted according to the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Not applicable
: Grants: Author JDL has received a predoctoral grant from the Research Foundation–Flanders (FWO). Author EAJH has received a postdoctoral grant from the Research Foundation–Flanders (FWO) and received speakers fee/travel grant from Sopachem, Astute Medical, Alexion, and AM-Pharma. STV has received a Fellowship Grant from the Sigrid Juselius Foundation and funding for Clinical Researchers (317061) from the Academy of Finland.