Funding for this research was provided by:
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (G-17-0016627)
Canada Research Chairs
Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Santé (269754)
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Received: 17 July 2019
Accepted: 23 September 2019
First Online: 2 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by Laval University and Quebec Heart and Lung Institute ethics committees and was performed in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki. All participants provided written, informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: AT receives research funding from Johnson & Johnson Medical companies, Pfizer and Medtronic for studies on bariatric surgery. The rest of authors declare that they have no competing interests.