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Received: 18 April 2023
Accepted: 18 August 2023
First Online: 28 August 2023
: The Ethical Committee (EC number 2021/072) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University approved all experimental protocols reported in this manuscript. All methods were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations. All study methods were performed in accordance with the ARRIVE guidelines for the reporting of animal experiments.
: Not applicable.
: Prof. D’Hondt has received remuneration for preclinical services from GATT Technologies. Dr. Nuytens has received consulting fees for preclinical testing of the product from GATT Technologies. Mr. Roozen provided study materials and assisted in the writing of this manuscript and is an employee of GATT Technologies. Dr. Bender provided study materials and assisted in the writing of the manuscript and was an employee and shareholder of GATT Technologies through May 2022. Dr. Bender is a coinventor on patent WO 2021/009013. Dr. Head provided study materials, analyses of the data, medical writing and any article processing charges, if applicable, and was an employee and shareholder of GATT Technologies through May 2022. Dr. Head has a patent pending. Dr. Head and Dr. Bender are currently consultants of GATT Technologies. Dr. Mottrie has received consulting fees and honoraria from Medtronic and is a shareholder of ORSI Academy. Mr. Bauwens is an employee of ORSI Academy.