About the Authors

Guixian Song

Contributed equally to this work with: Guixian Song, Yahui Shen, Jingai Zhu

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China

Yahui Shen

Contributed equally to this work with: Guixian Song, Yahui Shen, Jingai Zhu

Affiliation Department of MICU, Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Jingai Zhu

Contributed equally to this work with: Guixian Song, Yahui Shen, Jingai Zhu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Hailang Liu

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China

Ming Liu

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China

Ya-Qing Shen

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Taizhou Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital, Taizhou, China

Shasha Zhu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Xiangqing Kong

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China

Zhangbin Yu

lmqian@njmu.edu.cn (LQ); yuzhangbin@126.com (ZY)

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Lingmei Qian

lmqian@njmu.edu.cn (LQ); yuzhangbin@126.com (ZY)

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LQ ZY GS. Performed the experiments: GS YS LQ ZY. Analyzed the data: JZ HL ML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZY SZ XK YS. Wrote the manuscript: LQ.