Funding for this research was provided by:
Resorba Medical GmbH (Nürnberg, Germany
Oral Reconstruction Foundation (Grant No. CF 41305)
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Received: 31 January 2018
Accepted: 13 April 2018
First Online: 27 July 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: Sigmar Schnutenhaus, Michael Graf, Isabel Doering, Ralph G. Luthardt, and Heike Rudolph declare no conflicts of interest.
: The Ethical Committee of the Medical Faculty of Ulm University approved the current study design (processing number: 337/12 and 41/14). The trial was registered at the German Clinical Trial Registry and the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform of the WHO, with assigned numbers DRKS00004769 and DRKS00005978.
: All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later versions.
: Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.