Funding for this research was provided by:
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (16CR1023A)
National Key Clinical Difficult Diseases Clinical Collaborative Pilot Construction Project - Osteoarticular Degenerative Disease (ZY(2018-2020)-FWTX-2005)
Shanghai Further accelerate the three-year action plan for the development of Chinese medicine (ZY (2018-2020)-CCCX-2004-02)
Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission Chinese Medicine Research Project (2018LP040)
Shanghai Health and Family Planning System Outstanding Young Medical Talents (2018YQ004)
Chinese Society of Chinese Medicine Youth Encouraging Talents Program (QNRC2-A01)
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Received: 16 July 2019
Accepted: 21 February 2020
First Online: 17 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval was requested from and granted by the ethics committee of Yueyang Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, which is affiliated with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (reference 2019-035). Informed consent will be obtained from all study participants before any data collection by the clinical trial communicator. All participants will provide their consent in writing. Nobody except the investigators have access to the final data.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.