1 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart and Vascular Centre, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands.
2 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Circolo Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.
3 Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
4 Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy.
5 Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands.
6 Department for the Treatment and Study of Cardiothoracic Diseases and Cardiothoracic Transplantation, ISMETT-IRCCS (Instituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad alta specializzazione), Palermo, Italy.
7 Clinical Department of Cardiac Surgery, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.
8 Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands.