Funding for this research was provided by:
Gerda & Hans Hansen's Fond
Danish Cardiologisk Selskab
National Institutes of Health (T32 HL069749)
Received: 19 March 2019
Accepted: 16 May 2019
First Online: 21 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved and the need for consent was retrospectively waived by the Duke University Institutional Review Board.
: Not applicable.
: DJF has received educational grants from Boston Scientific, Abott, and Medtronic; research grants from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry and Biosense Webster; and is supported by the Joseph C. Greenfield, Jr., M.D. Scholar in Cardiology Award. SMH has received research grants from the Danish Heart Foundation, the Laerdal Foundation and TrygFonden; and speaker’s honoraria from AstraZeneca. BDA has received research grants from Boston Scientific and Abbott, consultation fees from Abbott, Medtronic, Biotronik, and Boston Scientific; and is a member of the Speakers Bureau for Medtronic. JK has received speaker’s honoraria from Phillips Medical and GE Healthcare. PS has received speaker’s honoraria from GE Healthcare; is an advisory board member for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, and Biotronik; and has received research grants from Wics, Bayer, and GE Healthcare. The remaining authors have no competing interests.
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