Funding for this research was provided by:
Irish Centre for Arthritis Research and Education (N/a)
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI/12/RC/2273, 11/PI/1137, 13/SIRG/2160, 13/SIRG/2160)
Received: 7 September 2018
Accepted: 7 February 2019
First Online: 12 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Before commencement, the study was approved by the Clinical Research Ethics Committee of the Cork Teaching Hospitals. All patients provided written informed consent before enrolment.
: Not applicable.
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