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- The submission has not previously published, nor beeing reviewed by another journal
- The submission file is uploaded in Microsoft Word or RTF format.
- All authors meet authorship requirements according to COPE guidlines (read more here: https://publicationethics.org/node/19906) and gave approval for the version of the manuscript submitted for publication.
- As submiting author I undertand that it is mandatory to add all authors and their contact details in the SJOVS platform during the submission process (step 3: Enter Metadata > List of Contributors).
All personal information from study participants has been removed from images and other possible sources
- The study conformed to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki and/or all applicable ethic guidlines have been followed.
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