About the Authors

Kama A. Wlodzimirow

k.a.wlodzimirow@amc.uva.nl

Affiliation Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Saeid Eslami

Affiliations Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Pharmaceutical Research Center, School of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Robert A. F. M. Chamuleau

Affiliation Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Martin Nieuwoudt

Affiliation South African DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis, c/o StIAS, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Ameen Abu-Hanna

Affiliation Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

KW is financially supported by a grant from insurance company Fonds NutsOhra. The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KW SE AAH. Wrote the paper: KW. Revised the manuscript: RC MN AAH. Interpreted the results: KW SE RC AAH. Performed the literature search: KW SE RC AAH. Extracted and analyzed data: KW SE AAH. Evaluated studies: KW SE AAH.