Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-08-28
Received: 17 April 2019
Accepted: 19 August 2019
First Online: 28 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study followed the guidelines of the revised UN Declaration of Helsinki in 2000 (Edinburgh, 52. General Meeting). Following approval by the ethics committee of the Hannover Medical School (study protocol number 4757), informed consent was obtained from all patients and controls for blood sampling, genotyping, and clinical measurements.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.