Funding for this research was provided by:
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (D3.2 research line)
Received: 31 August 2018
Accepted: 11 July 2019
First Online: 23 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the ethics committee of the University Hospital “Agostino Gemelli” of Rome (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart) and written informed consent was obtained from all patients before enrollment in the study. All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.