Francesco Paneni, Sarah Costantino, Francesco Cosentino, Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
Author contributions: Paneni F and Costantino S developed the concept and wrote the manuscript; Cosentino F revised the manuscript for important intellectual content.
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Correspondence to: Francesco Paneni, MD, PhD, FESC, Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: September 22, 2014
Peer-review started: September 23, 2014
First decision: November 3, 2014
Revised: November 20, 2014
Accepted: December 29, 2014
Article in press: December 31, 2014
Published online: March 15, 2015