About the Authors

Domenico Giannotti, Gregorio Patrizi, Giorgio Di Rocco, Leslie Fiengo, Stefano Pontone, Giorgio Palazzini, Adriano Redler
Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry; Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Anna Rita Vestri
Department of Public Health and Infectious Disease, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Camilla Proietti Semproni
Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Corresponding Author

g_patrizi@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DG G. Patrizi AR. Performed the experiments: SP G. Palazzini LF. Analyzed the data: ARV CPS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AR. Wrote the paper: DG G. Patrizi GDR.