Funding for this research was provided by:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Katherine Dodd Faculty Scholar Program)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (K23HL123938)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-12-13
Received: 22 August 2018
Accepted: 8 December 2018
First Online: 13 December 2018
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: The data reported here have been supplied by the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation as the contractor for the SRTR. The interpretation and reporting of these data are the responsibility of the author(s) and in no way should be seen as an official policy of or interpretation by the SRTR or the U.S. Government.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: For this type of study formal consent is not required.