Funding for this research was provided by:
Swiss Paraplegic Research, Nottwil, Switzerland
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Received: 18 January 2018
Accepted: 25 December 2018
First Online: 8 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study has been approved by the Medical Ethical Committee of the Canton Lucerne, Switzerland (document 11,042), and subsequently by the Ethics Committees of all other involved Swiss cantons, namely Basel (document 306/11) and Valais (document 042/11). In addition, the study protocol has been approved by the Steering Committee of the Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Cohort Study. All participants have signed a written consent form.
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