About the Authors
- Pia K. Schuler, Laurent M. Haegeli, Ardan M. Saguner, Thomas Wolber, Felix C. Tanner, Rolf Jenni, Thomas F. Lüscher, Corinna Brunckhorst, Firat Duru
- Clinic for Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
- Pia K. Schuler
- Adult Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease Center, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
- Thomas Wolber, Felix C. Tanner, Rolf Jenni, Thomas F. Lüscher, Firat Duru
- Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
- Natascia Corti
- Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
There are no conflicts of interest involved other than research grants to the institution from Medtronic, Biotronik, St. Jude and Boston Scientific not directly related to this project. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: PS FD. Analyzed the data: PS CB FT RJ TL FD. Wrote the paper: PS LH AS TW CB NC. Data acquisition, statistics: PS.