About the Authors

Sae Ohwada

Contributed equally to this work with: Sae Ohwada, Tomoya Iida

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Tomoya Iida

Contributed equally to this work with: Sae Ohwada, Tomoya Iida

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Daisuke Hirayama

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Gota Sudo

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Toshiyuki Kubo

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Masanori Nojima

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology

Affiliation Center for Translational Research, The Institute of Medical Science Hospital, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Kentaro Yamashita

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Hiroo Yamano

Roles Data curation, Project administration

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Hiroshi Nakase

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

hiropynakase@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.