From the aFarwaniya Hospital, Kuwait City, Kuwait
bDivision of Surgical and Interventional Sciences, University college London
cDepartment of Plastic Surgery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield
dSWBH Trust, West Midlands
eJames Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
fDepartment of Plastic surgery, Bradford Royal Infirmary
gDepartment of Plastic Surgery, Pinderfields General Hospital, Mid Yorks
hDepartment of Plastic Surgery, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, United Kingdom
Received October 18, 2022, and accepted for publication, after revision March 10, 2023.
M.K. and A.A. contributed equally as joint first authors.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.
The data sets generated and analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
M.K. and A.A. contributed equally to the manuscript as joint first authors. M.K. and A.A. contributed in the data analysis and interpretation. L.T., A.N., and M.K. were responsible for the acquisition of data. A.A. and N.K. were responsible for bias assessment of included studies. All authors were responsible for drafting the manuscript. S.R. and M.K. contributed to the study concept and design. S.R. and P.B. supervised the study. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Reprints: Ahmad Abul, MBChB, Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait City, Kuwait. E-mail: [email protected].