From the Departments of ∗Nuclear Medicine
†Surgical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
Received for publication November 23, 2022; revision accepted February 13, 2023.
Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.
Authors’ contributions: All authors contributed to the study conception and design. Material preparation, data collection, and analysis were performed by V.R., L.A.M., and A.J.S. The first draft of the manuscript was written by V.R., and all authors commented on previous versions of the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Ethics approval: This study was performed in line with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki. Approval was granted by the institutional ethics committee for observational studies of Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIP/IEC/2021/266).
Consent to participate: Informed written consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.
Correspondence to: Dhanapathi Halanaik, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT Block, Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, JIPMER Campus Rd, Dhanvantari Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry, 605006, India. E-mail: dhanap[email protected].