Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (MOP-106479)
Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval (none)
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (G-15-0009163)
Received: 1 November 2019
Accepted: 24 January 2020
First Online: 3 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol was approved by the Université Laval’s Animal Protection Committee and followed the recommendations of the Canadian Council on Laboratory Animal Care.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.