Funding for this research was provided by:
Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (14DZ2260200)
Shanghai Clinical Medical Center for Kidney Disease Project support by Shanghai Municipal Health Commission (2017ZZ01015)
Shanghai Municipal Hospital Frontier Technology Project supported by Shanghai ShenKang Hospital Development Center (SHDC12018127)
the Xiamen Science and Technology Plan in 2018 (3502Z20184009)
Received: 19 August 2019
Accepted: 20 November 2019
First Online: 10 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Institutional Ethics Committee of Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China (B2018–175). The need for informed consents were waived by the Institutional Ethics Committee because this was a retrospective analysis of data collected prospectively with no breach of privacy or anonymity.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.