Received: 25 November 2019
Accepted: 26 November 2019
First Online: 10 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the ethical committee of the Chest Medicine and the Radiology Departments of an academic highly specialized multidisciplinary hospital, and an informed written consent was taken from all the control and case groups of patients that were included in the study.The ethics committee’s reference number is: R.18.08.252.R1.R2
: All authors approved the manuscript. All patients included in this research were legible. They gave written informed consent to publish the data contained within this study.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.