About the Authors

Wei-Yu Lin

Affiliation Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan

Fu-Wen Liang

Affiliation NCKU Research Center for Health Data and Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Tsung-Hsueh Lu

robertlu@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Affiliation NCKU Research Center for Health Data and Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WYL FWL THL. Performed the experiments: WYL FWL THL. Analyzed the data: FWL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WYL FWL THL. Wrote the paper: WYL FWL THL.