J Clin Neurosci 2020 Aug 24;78:159-163. Epub 2020 Apr 24.
Neuroscience Research Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Poursina Hospital, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran; Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; Research Unit of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; BRIDGE-Brain Research-Inter-Disciplinary Guided Excellence, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; Research Unit of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatry in the Region of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Electronic address:
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