From the Department of Chest Diseases, Sakarya University, Medical School, Sakarya, Turkey (C.B.); and Department of Chest Diseases, Düzce University, Medical School, Düzce, Turkey (P.A., E.G.B., Ö.B., A.N.A.).
Assoc Prof Dr. Cahit BİLGİN https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2213-5881
Prof Dr. Peri ARBAK https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5730-0790
Prof Dr. Ege GÜLEÇ BALBAY https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1557-7019
Prof Dr. Öner BALBAY https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7413-1367
Prof Dr. Ali Nihat ANNAKKAYA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7661-8830
Authors Contributions: C.B. and P.A. conceived, designed and performed statistical analysis and editing of the article. C.B., P.A., E.G.B., A.N.A., and Ö.B. performed data collection and article writing. P.A. and C.B. performed the review and final approval of the article.
Grant Support & Financial Disclosures: None.
Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.
Funding: The authors declared that this study received no financial support.
Ethics Committee Approval: The study was approved by Düzce University Faculty of Medicine Ethics Committee (ethics committee file no.: 2015/60 dated 06.10.2015).
Address correspondence to: Ege Güleç Balbay, Department of Chest Disease, Duzce University, 81620, Düzce, Turkey ([email protected]).