Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (16bk0104020h0003)
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Received: 15 October 2017
Accepted: 12 March 2018
First Online: 16 March 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare no competing interests.
: The protocol of this clinical trial received scientific and ethical regulatory review, and was approved by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan.
: All patients provided written informed consent before participation in the trial, collection of the bone marrow aspirate, and surgery, respectively.