Funding for this research was provided by:
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Science and Education Södersjukhuset
Department of Surgery, Södersjukhuset
Vascular Research Group
Received: 19 February 2019
Accepted: 20 May 2020
First Online: 4 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study has been approved by the Regional Ethical Review Board in Stockholm (registration number: 2015/2346–31/2) and has been registered at ExternalRef removed, NCT03283358, initial release 06/13/2016 and second, public release 09/12/2017. The trial will be conducted in adherence to the current version of the Helsinki Declaration [CitationRef removed]. All participants will receive written and oral information about the study, and are asked to provide written informed consent prior to inclusion to the study.
: Not applicable.
: There are no competing interests to declare for any of the authors.