About the Authors

Mark op den Winkel, Julia Sappl, Philip op den Winkel, Rolf Lamerz, Gundula Straub, Burkhard Göke, Frank T. Kolligs
Department of Medicine II, Campus Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany

Dorothea Nagel, Petra Stieber
Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Campus Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany

Christoph J. Zech
Department of Clinical Radiology, Campus Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany

Thomas Nickel
Department of Medicine I, Campus Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany

Markus Rentsch
Department of Surgery, Campus Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany

Corresponding Author

mark.op.den.winkel@med.uni-muenchen.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: modw dn js podw ftk. Performed the experiments: modw dn js podw gs. Analyzed the data: modw js dn podw rl ps bg ftk mr. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: modw dn ps tn gs cjz. Wrote the paper: modw dn ftk.