Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (Process number: 2017/06422-5)
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (Process number: 310281/2017)
Received: 17 December 2019
Accepted: 10 August 2020
First Online: 26 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study followed the ethical guidelines of and was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of Nove de Julho University (protocol number 2100849). All participants signed the informed consent before enrollment in the study.
: Not applicable.
: Professor Ernesto Cesar Pinto Leal-Junior receives research support from Multi Radiance Medical (Solon - OH, USA), a laser device manufacturer. The remaining authors declare that they have no conflict of interests.