Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Science Foundation of Science and Technology Department of Sichuan Province (2016JY0090)
Science and Technology Project of The Health Planning Committee of Sichuan (17ZD012)
Natural Science Foundation of Education Department of Sichuan Province (16ZA0280)
Innovative Group Foundation of Education Department of Sichuan Province (16TD0028)
Foundation of the Medical Association of Sichuan Province (S16019)
Foundation of the First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College (ZYFY2017XH04)
Received: 30 November 2018
Accepted: 4 June 2019
First Online: 4 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Ethics Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Chengdu Medical College (2017009) and the trial was registered with America Clinical Trials Registry (Clinical Trials: NCT03016780). All patients and donors gave written informed consent after counseling about the study and its potential risks and benefits.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.