Funding for this research was provided by:
Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (12H4516N)
Received: 21 December 2018
Accepted: 4 September 2019
First Online: 29 October 2019
Change Date: 17 April 2020
Change Type: Correction
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Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study protocol was approved by the ethical committee of the Antwerp University Hospital in September 2018 with protocol number 18/33/364 and Belgian Registration number B300201837436 (protocol version, July 2018; dated August 8, 2018). Written informed consent for participation in this study will be obtained from each participating patient. The present protocol is registered at ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT03716648).
: All authors gave the corresponding author written consent to submit the manuscript for publication.
: MJB and OMV hold a research grant from SomnoMed. OMV has the following potential conflicts of interests: research support and lecture fees from Inspire Medical Systems, research grant from and consultancy for Philips Respironics, research grant and lecture fees from SomnoMed, consultancy for Nyxoah, consultancy for Galvani, research support from ReVent, research support from Nightbalance and part of the advisory board of Zephyr. The other authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.