Funding for this research was provided by:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (N66001-12-C-4042, N66001-15-C-4017)
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (1ULTR001067)
Received: 8 November 2016
Accepted: 20 October 2017
First Online: 25 November 2017
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the University of Utah Institutional Review Board (IRB study 00055621). All subjects consented willingly to participate in the study.
: All subjects consented for the data and video contained herein to be published. All authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
: Authors DK, GC, DH, DP, and SW are applying for patent regarding the USEA carrier (“A Novel Device and Delivery Method for Fragile Medical Implants” (U.S. Application No. 62/367,953)). GC and DW also own patents for USEA and related technologies.
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