Funding for this research was provided by:
Regione del Veneto (grant number 2987929)
The ABC heart disease foundation
Università degli Studi di Padova
Received: 30 October 2020
Accepted: 7 February 2021
First Online: 24 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol followed the Declaration of Helsinki and was approved by the ethics committees of Adria, Bassano del Grappa and Conegliano general hospitals. All enrolled patients provided written informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.