Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81870342)
Received: 23 November 2019
Accepted: 31 January 2020
First Online: 10 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study design was approved by the Institutional Ethics Committees of Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University (B2018-040R). Written informed consent was obtained from the patients and donors next-of-kin. The collection and handling of AAA and control samples was performed in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Written informed consent for publication was obtained from the patients and donors next-of-kin.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.