Funding for this research was provided by:
University of Eastern Finland
Finnish Academy Centre of Excellence on Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases
Finnish Medical Foundation
Kuopio University Hospital
Academy of Finland (287478)
Sigrid Jusélius Foundation
Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research
Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation
Received: 14 May 2019
Accepted: 6 November 2019
First Online: 19 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the joint Ethical Committee of Kuopio University Hospital and University of Eastern Finland and written informed consent was obtained from all patients.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.