Received: 1 August 2018
Accepted: 27 March 2019
First Online: 15 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All procedures in this study were approved and in accordance with ethical standards of the Tufts Medical Center Institutional Review Board (#11948) and the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments. Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.
: All individual participants provided consent to publication of this study’s results as a part of the informed consent process.
: Dr. Kent and Dr. Leung receive funding for research on silent brain infarcts through an National Institutes of Health R01 grant “Enabling comparative effectiveness research in silent brain infarction through natural language processing and big data” (NS102233). This grant was obtained after completion of this research.
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