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  1. Carlo Di Mario1,
  2. Francesco Borgia1,
  3. Olaf Franzen2
  1. 1Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Dr Carlo Di Mario, Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton, London, UK; c.dimario{at}

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  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of Royal Brompton Hospital Ethics Committee.

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