About the Authors

Moritz F. Sinner, Martina Müller, Britt-Maria Beckmann, Eimo Martens, Gerhard Steinbeck, Stefan Kääb
University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany

Wibke Reinhard, Janina Winogradow, Klaus Stark, Günter A. J. Riegger, Christian Hengstenberg
Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Martina Müller, Christa Meisinger, H.-Erich Wichmann, Annette Peters
Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

Siegfried Perz
Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

Arne Pfeufer
Institute of Human Genetics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

Arne Pfeufer
Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany

H.-Erich Wichmann
Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Chair of Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

H.-Erich Wichmann
Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

Corresponding Author

skaab@med.lmu.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MFS WR MM BMB EM SP AP JW KS CM HEW AP GAJR GS CH SK. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MFS WR MM BMB EM SP AP JW KS CM HEW AP GAJR GS CH SK. Designed the experiments/the study: MFS WR BMB SP AP CH SK. Analyzed the data: MFS WR MM EM JW SK. Collected data/did experiments for the study: MFS WR BMB EM SP JW CM AP CH. Enrolled patients: HEW. Wrote the first draft of the paper: MFS WR CH. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MFS MM BMB SP AP KS CM AP GAJR GS CH SK. Responsible for data integrity: MFS. Responsible for the quality of the ECG data: SP. Critical revision for important intellectual content: GAJR GS.