Funding for this research was provided by:
Received: 26 June 2020
Accepted: 3 August 2020
First Online: 14 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The trial protocol was approved by an institutional review board at each site and was overseen by an ISRC. The trial was conducted in accordance with the guiding principles of the Declaration of Helsinki and was approved by the local institutional review boards. Informed consent was obtained from either the patient or from the patient’s legally authorized representative if the patient was unable to provide consent. This trial is registered at ExternalRef removed number NCT04345614.
: Not applicable
: JM reports grants from CalciMedica, Inc. during the conduct of the study and grants from CalciMedica, Inc. and Abbott Labs outside of the present work. JZ reports personal fees from CalciMedica, Inc. related to the statistical analysis incorporated in the present work. KS and SH are employees of, and hold stock in, CalciMedica, Inc. CB, MS, SA, AL, and ZS declare no competing interests. The authors neither received payment from CalciMedica, Inc. for participation as investigators in the study nor did they receive payment for the development of the present manuscript.