Funding for this research was provided by:
Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (18401971600)
Received: 14 August 2019
Accepted: 22 November 2019
First Online: 30 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study and all relevant data have been approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of Longhua Hospital Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (number 2019LCSY011). We ensure that this study is conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki and the principles of Good Clinical Practice. Central ethics approval has been confirmed from the Medical Ethics Committee of Longhua Hospital Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (approval number 2019LCSY011) and we will not begin recruiting at other centers in the trial until local ethics approval has been obtained. This trial was registered at the China Clinical Trial Registry website under the identification number ChiCTR1900022429 on 11 June 2019. Signed informed consent forms will be obtained from all qualified participants before enrollment.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.