About the Authors

Bart S. Ferket

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Bob J. H. van Kempen

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Jan Heeringa

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Sandra Spronk

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Kirsten E. Fleischmann

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Rogier L. G. Nijhuis

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Ziekenhuisgroep Twente, Hengelo, the Netherlands

Albert Hofman

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Ewout W. Steyerberg

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

M. G. Myriam Hunink

m.hunink@erasmusmc.nl

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MH BF BvK. Performed the experiments: BF BvK. Analyzed the data: BF BvK MH ES. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: BF. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: BvK JH SS KF RN AH ES MH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: BF BvK JH SS KF RN AH ES MH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: BF BvK JH SS KF RN AH ES MH.