About the Authors

Michael E. Sutton

Contributed equally to this work with: Michael E. Sutton, Sanna op den Dries

Affiliations Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Sanna op den Dries

Contributed equally to this work with: Michael E. Sutton, Sanna op den Dries

Affiliations Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Negin Karimian

Affiliations Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Pepijn D. Weeder

Affiliations Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Marieke T. de Boer

Affiliation Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Janneke Wiersema-Buist

Affiliation Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Annette S. H. Gouw

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Henri G. D. Leuvenink

Affiliation Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Ton Lisman

Affiliations Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Surgical Research Laboratory, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Robert J. Porte

r.j.porte@umcg.nl

Affiliation Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MES SODD NK HGDL TL RJP. Performed the experiments: MES SODD NK MTDB HGDL TL RJP. Analyzed the data: MES SODD NK PDW JWB ASHG TL RJP. Wrote the paper: MES SODD PDW TL RJP.