Funding for this research was provided by:
Hellenic Society of Cardiology
EU-CARDIOPROTECTION COST ((CA16225))
Received: 10 December 2020
Accepted: 27 January 2021
First Online: 6 February 2021
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors have no relevant financial or non-financial interests to disclose.
: The study was approved by the University General Hospital “Attikon” Institutional Review Board, conforms to the principles outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki, and is registered at the US National Institutes of Health (ClinicalTrials.gov: #NCT03984123). In addition, all participants gave their written informed consent.