The Ethics Committee at the General Hospital of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army approved this prospective study. Written informed consent was obtained from all patients who participated in this study.


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This study is supported by Scientific Research Fund of Army of China, No. 14BJZ01, the Chinese National Nature Science Foundations (81471683 and 81671710). No benefits in any form have been or will be received from a commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this manuscript.


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Ya Sun,1,2,* Shuo Yang,3,* Erpeng Qi,1 Fangyi Liu,1 Fubo Zhou,1 Yuhan Lu,1 Ping Liang,1 Huiyi Ye,4 Xiaoling Yu1

1Department of Interventional Ultrasound, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, People’s Republic of China; 2Department of Ultrasound, Aerospace Central Hospital, Beijing 100049, People’s Republic of China; 3Chinese PLA Medical School, Beijing, 100853, People’s Republic of China; 4Radiology Department, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, People’s Republic of China

*These authors contributed equally to this work

Correspondence: Xiaoling Yu
Department of Interventional Ultrasound, Chinese PLA General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Road, Beijing 100853, People’s Republic of China
Email [email protected]


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Originally published April 28, 2020.

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