About the Authors

Alvin Ho Yeung Au

Affiliation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People Republic of China

Siu Wai Choi

Affiliation Laboratory and Clinical Research Institute for Pain, Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People Republic of China

Chi Wai Cheung

Affiliation Laboratory and Clinical Research Institute for Pain, Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People Republic of China

Yiu Yan Leung

mikeyyleung@hku.hk

Affiliation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AHYA YYL. Performed the experiments: AHYA YYL. Analyzed the data: AHYA SWC CWC YYL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AHYA LYY. Wrote the paper: AHYA SWC CWC YYL.