Funding for this research was provided by:
Hartstichting (CVON 2018-28 Heart Brain Connection - crossroads, CVON 2012-06 Heart Brain Connection)
Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences (Alliantie Call 2017)
Received: 26 July 2019
Accepted: 7 September 2019
First Online: 14 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The criteria for the code of proper secondary use of human tissue in the Netherlands were met [Human tissue and medical research: code of conduct for responsible use. Federation of Dutch Medical Scientific Societies] and written permission to obtain the materials at autopsy for research purposes was granted by the family of the patients.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.