Received: 7 November 2022
Accepted: 15 August 2023
First Online: 31 August 2023
: The study was approved by the local ethic committee of “Gaetano Martino University Hospital of Messina” (prot number 6/15) in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committees, and with the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Written informed consent was obtained from all participants and from the parents of the patients if the participants were under 16 years of age.
: Not applicable.
: The authors report no conflict of interest.