Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-02-03
Received: 28 September 2019
Accepted: 16 January 2020
First Online: 3 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki and was approved by the local ethics committees of each participating center. Patients’ informed consent was waived due to the lack of definition of a legal representative of temporarily incapacitated adult patients in the Italian legislation. The informed consent was obtained from the surviving patients as soon as they regained their mental competency. Family members received detailed information on the study scope and protocol.
: All the authors consent for publication of the present study. Informed consent was obtained from patients for the publication of their individual data.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.