About the Authors

Silke Walter

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Panagiotis Kostpopoulos

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Anton Haass

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Stefan Helwig

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Isabel Keller

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Tamara Licina

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Thomas Schlechtriemen

Affiliation Zweckverband für Rettungsdienst and Feuerwehralarmierung, Saarland, Germany

Christian Roth

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Panagiotis Papanagiotou

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Anna Zimmer

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Julio Vierra

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Heiko Körner

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Kathrin Schmidt

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Marie-Sophie Romann

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Maria Alexandrou

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Umut Yilmaz

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Iris Grunwald

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Darius Kubulus

Affiliation Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Martin Lesmeister

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Stephan Ziegeler

Affiliation Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Alexander Pattar

Affiliation Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Martin Golinski

Affiliation Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Yang Liu

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Thomas Volk

Affiliation Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Thomas Bertsch

Affiliation Department of Clinical Chemistry, Nürnberg Hospital, Nürnberg, Germany

Wolfgang Reith

Affiliation Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Klaus Fassbender

Klaus.Fassbender@uks.eu

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SW AH KF. Performed the experiments: SW PK AH SH IK TL TS CR PP AZ JV HK KS MSR MA UY IG DK SZ AP MG YL TV TB WR KF. Analyzed the data: SW ML KF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SW KF. Wrote the paper: KF.