About the Authors

Michaela Kaldenbach

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Francisco Javier Cubero

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Stephanie Erschfeld

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Christian Liedtke

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Christian Trautwein

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Konrad Streetz

kstreetz@ukaachen.de

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MK KS. Performed the experiments: MK FJC SE. Analyzed the data: MK FJC KS CL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CT KS MK. Wrote the paper: MK FJC CL CT KS.