Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81500431, 81770561, 81970499)
Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK20151039)
Six Talent Peaks Project in Jiangsu Province (2018-WSW-003)
Received: 11 July 2020
Accepted: 19 August 2020
First Online: 29 August 2020
Ethical approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was reviewed and approved by the ethics committees of the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Changzhou Second People’s Hospital Affiliated with Nanjing Medical University, and Jinhu County People’s Hospital. The trial was registered at the Chinese Clinical Trial Registry (ChiCTR) with a registration number of ChiCTR1900027743. It was registered retrospectively because Feng Ye went abroad for further studies and failed to continue this study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.