Funding for this research was provided by:
University Research Board, American University of Beirut
Medical Practice Plan American University of Beirut
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-11-06
Received: 10 June 2018
Revised: 23 October 2018
Accepted: 25 October 2018
First Online: 6 November 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare they have no conflict of interest.
: All applicable international, national, and institutional guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed. All procedures performed in studies involving animals were in accordance with the ethical standards of the American University of Beirut and were approved by its Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.