Association between ventricular repolarization variables and cardiac diastolic function: A cross-sectional study of a healthy Chinese population
Zhi-Dan Li, Xiao-Juan Bai, Lu-Lu Han, Wen Han, Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China
Xue-Feng Sun, Xiang-Mei Chen, Department of Kidney, General Hospital of Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Beijing 100853, China
Author contributions: Li ZD analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript; Bai XJ designed the manuscript and approved the manuscript for final submission; Han LL and Han W measured some important parameters; Sun XF and Chen XM participated in the coordination of the study; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by the National Basic Research Program of China, No. 973-Program #2007CB507405.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the ethics committee of General Hospital of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (Beijing, China).
Informed consent statement: All patients gave informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Xiao-Juan Bai, PhD, Professor, Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, 36 Sanhao Street, Shenyang 110004, Liaoning Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 26, 2018
Peer-review started: December 27, 2018
First decision: March 10, 2019
Revised: March 28, 2019
Accepted: April 9, 2019
Article in press: April 9, 2019
Published online: April 26, 2019