Funding for this research was provided by:
Bio & Medical Technology Development Program of the NRF funded by the Korean government (MSIP (2017M3A9E8023014))
Chonnam National University Hospital Biomedical Research Institute (CRI16015-1)
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Received: 27 March 2018
Accepted: 18 September 2018
First Online: 3 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
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