About the Authors

Tao Chen

Contributed equally to this work with: Tao Chen, Jie Zhu, Chi Zhang

Affiliations Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, Department of Neurosurgery, The 123th Hospital of PLA, Bengbu, Anhui, China

Jie Zhu

Contributed equally to this work with: Tao Chen, Jie Zhu, Chi Zhang

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Chi Zhang

Contributed equally to this work with: Tao Chen, Jie Zhu, Chi Zhang

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Kai Huo

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Zhou Fei

fmmuzhoufei@163.com (ZF); fmmujiangxiaofan@163.com (XFJ)

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Xiao-fan Jiang

fmmuzhoufei@163.com (ZF); fmmujiangxiaofan@163.com (XFJ)

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Xijing Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TC XFJ ZF. Performed the experiments: TC JZ CZ. Analyzed the data: TC JZ KH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TC JZ CZ KH. Wrote the paper: TC XFJ.