Funding for this research was provided by:
Javna Agencija za Raziskovalno Dejavnost RS (P3-0043, P4-0220)
tertiary funding from Clinical department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, University Clinical Centre (Ljubljana, Slovenia).
Received: 20 March 2020
Accepted: 6 July 2020
First Online: 17 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was carried out in accordance with the recommendations of the Guide for the Care and the Use of Laboratory Animals of the National Institutes of Health (National Research Council (U.S.) [CitationRef removed], the Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (U.S.), 2011). The study was approved by the Ethical Committee for laboratory animals of the Republic of Slovenia (Permit Number: U34401-21/2013/6) following European directives on the use of laboratory animals in research and the ARRIVE guidelines.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Hadzic has consulted and/or performed sponsored research for Philipps, Pacira, BBraun Medical, and Heron Therapeutics. He owns and manages NYSORA.com (education), MedXpress.Pro (IP), and VisionExpo,Design (medical design). The other authors declare no competing interests.