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Received: 21 May 2018
Accepted: 10 September 2018
First Online: 25 October 2018
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: The study was determined exempt from approval requirement by the Vanderbilt University Institutional Review Board prior to data extraction. Exemption was granted given the retrospective nature of the study within a de-identified database.
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: ADS reports personal fees from Edwards Lifesciences during the conduct of the study, has served on medical advisory boards for Edwards Lifesciences, and has received personal fees from Astute Medical, FAST Biomedical, NxStage Medical, and Astellas outside of the submitted work. MGM reports personal fees from Edwards Lifesciences, grants and personal fees from Deltex Medical Ltd., and research grants from Smiths Medical outside of the submitted work; is on the editorial board of the British <i>Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care</i>; and is founding Editor-In-Chief of Perioperative Medicine. DS reports personal fees from Edwards Lifesciences, Boston Scientific, and LivaNova outside the submitted work. DKH, XZ, JRS, SSI, and SHM are consultants for Boston Strategic Partners, Inc., who received professional fees from Edwards for this study.
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