Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China (18KJB320018)
Received: 9 December 2019
Accepted: 23 March 2020
First Online: 30 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The present study was approved by the Ethics Committee of The First Hospital of Soochow University (Suzhou, China), and all enrolled patients provided written informed consent. The animal experiments were conducted with the approval of the Experimental Animal Ethical Committee of Soochow University, and were conducted in accordance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals by US National Institutes of Health.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.