Published Online: November 9, 2015. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13919.
Study concept and design: Rodés-Cabau.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Rodés-Cabau, Horlick, Ibrahim, Cheema, Labinaz, Nadeem, Osten, Coté, Marsal, Rivest, Marrero, Houde.
Drafting of the manuscript: Rodés-Cabau, Coté, Marsal.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Rodés-Cabau, Horlick, Ibrahim, Cheema, Labinaz, Nadeem, Osten, Marsal, Rivest, Marrero, Houde.
Statistical analysis: Coté, Marsal.
Obtained funding: Rodés-Cabau.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Rodés-Cabau, Ibrahim, Cheema, Labinaz, Nadeem, Osten, Marsal, Rivest.
Study supervision: Rodés-Cabau, Horlick, Ibrahim, Nadeem, Osten, Marrero, Houde.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Dr Horlick reports receipt of honoraria for lectures outside the submitted work from St Jude Medical and an institutional unrestricted grant for research, education, and administrative support from St Jude Medical. The other authors report no disclosures.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by unrestricted grants from Sanofi and St Jude Medical and a grant from the Foundation of the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: There was no role of any organization or sponsor in any of the following: design and conduct of the study, collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data, preparation, review, and approval of the manuscript, and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.