About the Authors

Wei Zuo

Affiliation Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, China-Japan Friendship Medical School, Peking University Health Science Center, 38 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100191 China

Wei Sun

sun887@163.com

Affiliation Centre for Osteonecrosis and Joint-preserving & Reconstruction, China- Japan Friendship Hospital, 2 Yingdong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029 China

Dingyan Zhao

Affiliation Centre for Osteonecrosis and Joint-preserving & Reconstruction, China- Japan Friendship Hospital, 2 Yingdong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029 China

Fuqiang Gao

Affiliation Centre for Osteonecrosis and Joint-preserving & Reconstruction, China- Japan Friendship Hospital, 2 Yingdong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029 China

Yangming Su

Affiliation Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 2 Yingdong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029 China

Zirong Li

Affiliation Centre for Osteonecrosis and Joint-preserving & Reconstruction, China- Japan Friendship Hospital, 2 Yingdong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029 China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WZ WS FQG ZRL. Performed the experiments: WZ WS FQG DYZ YMS ZRL. Analyzed the data: WZ WS DYZ YMS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WS FQG ZRL. Wrote the paper: WZ WS.