Funding for this research was provided by:
Edital SENAI/SESI de inovação 2013 (88564)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-07-18
Received: 5 May 2018
Accepted: 6 July 2018
First Online: 18 July 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors Eduardo Aimore Bonin, Paulo Roberto Walter Ferreira, Marcelo de Paula Loureiro, Thais Costa-Casagrande, Paolo de Oliveira Salvalaggio, and Leandro Totti Cavazzola have a patent pending on the device used in the present study. Dr. Christopher John Gostout is a co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Apollo Endosurgery, Inc, TX, USA. Drs. Guilherme Francisco Gomes and Rafael William Noda have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.