Funding for this research was provided by:
Service of Cardiology of ULB-Erasme Hospital (1)
Cameroon Heart Foundation (2)
the Société Française d’Hypertension Artérielle et de la Fondation de Recherche sur l’Hypertension Artérielle (2)
Received: 12 July 2017
Accepted: 1 March 2018
First Online: 7 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was conducted according to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki and approved by the Douala University Institutional Research on Human Health Ethic Committee (Registry number CEI-UDO/880/11/13). Participation to the study was voluntary and written informed consent was obtained from each participant.
: Not applicable.
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