Funding for this research was provided by:
National Nature Science Foundation of China (81671520, 81571397)
the Clinical Research Program of 9th People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (2016-JY04)
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Received: 3 January 2018
Accepted: 7 August 2018
First Online: 22 August 2018
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