Funding for this research was provided by:
Project of Shanghai Science and Technology Commission (134119b1500)
Natural Science Project of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (18LK077)
Received: 29 August 2019
Accepted: 27 November 2019
First Online: 10 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was given by the Ethics Committee of the Tenth Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Shanghai, China. All patients gave their written informed consent. Clinical registration number: ChiCTR1800019290.
: Not applicable.
: All the authors declare that they have no competing interests.