Received: 20 January 2019
Accepted: 11 June 2019
First Online: 20 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All procedures were carried out on the basis of ethics standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and to the Declaration of Helsinki. In addition, the ethics Committee of BUMS approved the study (NO.:MUBABOL.REC.1388.1). All participants provided an informed written and signed consent form. All patients provided written informed consent.
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