About the Authors

Anika Habener

Affiliations Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Allergology and Neonatology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Arpita Chowdhury

Affiliations Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, Department of Cellular Biochemistry, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

Frank Echtermeyer

Affiliation Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Ralf Lichtinghagen

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Chemistry, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Gregor Theilmeier

Contributed equally to this work with: Gregor Theilmeier, Christine Herzog

Affiliations Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, Department of Health Services Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

Christine Herzog

Contributed equally to this work with: Gregor Theilmeier, Christine Herzog

herzog.christine@mh-hannover.de

Affiliation Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AH GT CH. Performed the experiments: AH AC FE CH RL. Analyzed the data: AH FE GT CH. Wrote the paper: AH FE GT CH.