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Compliance with Ethical Standards
: Jean J. Bour is co-inventor of the PhysioFlow HD-ICG technology, co-founder and minority shareholder of Manatec Biomedical, Poissy, France, and PhysioFlow Inc., Bristol, PA, USA. These companies develop and manufacture the PhysioFlow technology. He does not receive any consultancy fees, salaries, or royalties from these entities. He has also been issued two US patents (6161038 A and 20070293770 A1), which have been licensed to Manatec SARL (France) and PhysioFlow, Inc. (USA).
: All reported studies/experiments with human or animal subjects performed by the authors have been previously published and complied with all applicable ethical standards (including the Helsinki declaration and its amendments, institutional/national research committee standards, and international/national/institutional guidelines).