About the Authors
- Qing Zhang, Xinguo Chen, Yunjin Zang, Hong Chen, Letian Wang, Yujian Niu, Xiuyun Ren, Zhongyang Shen
- Institute of Liver Transplantation, General Hospital of Chinese People's Armed Police Force, Beijing, China
- Lei Shang
- Department of Health Statistics, Faculty of Preventive Medicine, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China
- Li Zhang
- First Department of Surgery, Shaanxi Provincial Corps Hospital of Chinese People's Armed Police Force, Xi'an, China
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: ZS QZ. Performed the experiments: QZ XC YZ LZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HC LW XR. Technical support: ZS LS XC YZ HC. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: ZS. Study supervision: ZS LZ LW. Drafting of the manuscript and revision of the manuscript for total content: QZ. Study design and statistical analysis: LS. Patient enrollment: XC YZ LZ. Follow up patients for data collection: YN. Data collection: XR.