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  • Have made substantial contributions to research, or acquisition or analysis of data.
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Contributors are those who does not meet the authorship requirements but somehow contributed to the manuscript under consideration. From 2023, contributors should be appropriately acknowledged in the Acknowledgement Section, in prior publications acknowledgment is described in the footnotes. To ensure anonymity, at the time of submission, this information should be provided in the ‘Title page’ or ‘Author Information Form’.