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The authors’ reply:
  1. S Eshoo1,
  2. A C Boyd1,
  3. D L Ross1,
  4. T Marwick2,
  5. L Thomas3
  1. 1
    University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  2. 2
    University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
  3. 3
    University of NSW at Liverpool and University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Suzanne Eshoo, Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead, 2145, NSW, Australia; suzanne.eshoo{at}

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