About the Authors

Jieliang Shen

Affiliation Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, 1 Youyi Rd., Chongqing, 400016, China

Linfei Xu

Affiliation Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The People's Hospital Of Zhengzhou, No.33 Huanghe Rd, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, 450003, China

Baolong Zhang

blzhang111@163.com (BZ); spinecenter_hu@126.com (ZH)

Affiliation Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The People's Hospital Of Zhengzhou, No.33 Huanghe Rd, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, 450003, China

Zhenming Hu

blzhang111@163.com (BZ); spinecenter_hu@126.com (ZH)

Affiliation Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, 1 Youyi Rd., Chongqing, 400016, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BLZ ZMH. Performed the experiments: JLS LFX BLZ. Analyzed the data: JLS LFX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BLZ LFX ZMH. Wrote the paper: JLS LFX BLZ ZMH.