Funding for this research was provided by:
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1TR002494)
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Received: 9 March 2019
Accepted: 27 June 2019
First Online: 15 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol (#1010A91692) for this study was approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the University of Minnesota. Animals were obtained through University of Minnesota Research Animal Resources (RAR). Animals were housed in RAR facilities and all surgeries were carried out at the surgical suites of Experimental Surgical Services of University of Minnesota. The University of Minnesota RAR adheres to the principles as stated in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, National Academy Press, 2010.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.