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Pulmonary hypertension in patients with a subaortic right ventricle: prevalence, impact and management
  1. Alexander Van De Bruaene1,2,
  2. Norihisa Toh2,
  3. Edward J Hickey2,3,
  4. Lee Benson2,3,
  5. Eric Horlick2,
  6. John T Granton4,
  7. William G Williams3,
  8. S Lucy Roche2,3
  1. 1 Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
  2. 2 Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  3. 3 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, The Labatt Family Heart Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  4. 4 Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alexander Van De Bruaene, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium; alexander.vandebruaene{at}uzleuven.be

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  • Contributors AVDB and LR: planned and conducted the study. WW: analysis and interpretation of data. WGW, NT, EJH, EH, LB and JTG: analysis, drafted the article and revised it critically. All authors gave final approval of the version to be submitted.

  • Funding AVDB was supported by a grant of the Frans van de Werf Fund for Clinical Cardiovascular Research and the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). He was also the recipient of the Nevil Thomas Fellowship in Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2017.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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  • Contributors AVDB and LR: planned and conducted the study. WW: analysis and interpretation of data. WGW, NT, EJH, EH, LB and JTG: analysis, drafted the article and revised it critically. All authors gave final approval of the version to be submitted.

  • Funding AVDB was supported by a grant of the Frans van de Werf Fund for Clinical Cardiovascular Research and the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). He was also the recipient of the Nevil Thomas Fellowship in Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2017.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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