About the Authors
- Hao Qin, Jie Luo, Yuan-Ping Zhu, Wei-Qiang Yang, Wen-Bin Lei
- Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China
- Hai-Li Xie
- Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: WBL HQ JL. Performed the experiments: HQ JL HLX WQY YPZ. Analyzed the data: HQ JL HLX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WBL. Wrote the paper: HQ WBL YPZ JL HLX WQY.