Received: 7 November 2019
Accepted: 21 February 2020
First Online: 3 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele (protocol code “Cardioretro”, approved on September 14, 2017, and amended on July 18, 2019). Due to the retrospective nature of this study, specific informed consent was waived.
: As stated in the “Ethics approval and consent to participate” section, consent for publication was also waived due to the retrospective nature of this study.
: Caterina Beatrice Monti, Marina Codari, Andrea Cozzi, Marco Alì, Lorenzo Saggiante, and Francesco Secchi all declare that they have no competing interests. Francesco Sardanelli has received research grants from and is a member of the speakers’ bureau and of the advisory group for General Electric, Bayer, and Bracco. In addition, Francesco Sardanelli is the Editor-in-Chief of European Radiology Experimental; for this reason, he was not involved in any way in the revision/decision process, which was completely managed by the Deputy Editor, Dr. Akos Varga-Szemes (Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA).