About the Authors

Hui-Wen Chiu

Affiliations Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei, Taiwan, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

Cheng-Hsien Chen

Affiliations Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei, Taiwan, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

Yi-Jie Chen

Affiliation Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei, Taiwan

Yung-Ho Hsu

yhhsu@tmu.edu.tw

Affiliations Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: HWC YHH. Data curation: HWC CHC YJC. Formal analysis: HWC CHC YJC. Funding acquisition: HWC YHH. Investigation: HWC CHC. Methodology: HWC YJC. Project administration: CHC YHH. Resources: HWC YHH. Supervision: HWC YHH. Validation: CHC YHH. Writing – original draft: HWC. Writing – review & editing: CHC YHH.