Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81702098)
Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2017kylc004)
Received: 25 December 2022
Accepted: 6 April 2023
First Online: 17 May 2023
: This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Tianjin Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital, and written informed consent was obtained from all patients prior to surgery. All procedures performed in the studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest regarding the publication of this paper.