About the Authors

Michihide Nishihara

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Hiroki Aoki

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

haoki@med.kurume-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University, Kurume, Japan

Satoko Ohno

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Aya Furusho

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Saki Hirakata

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Norifumi Nishida

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Sohei Ito

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Makiko Hayashi

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Tsutomu Imaizumi

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision, Validation

Affiliation International University of Health and Welfare, Fukuoka, Japan

Yoshihiro Fukumoto

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Validation

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.