About the Authors

Mahesh K. Vidula

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Cian P. McCarthy

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Neel M. Butala

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kevin F. Kennedy

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute/University of Missouri–Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Jason H. Wasfy

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Robert W. Yeh

Roles Conceptualization, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eric A. Secemsky

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

ericsecemsky@gmail.com

Affiliation Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript declare the following competing interests: Jason Wasfy (National Institutes Cover Letter of Health career development award (KL2 TR001100)) and Robert Yeh (Abbott Vascular, Consulting/Advisory Board and Research grant; Abiomed, Research grant; Asahi Intecc, Consulting/Advisory Board; AstraZeneca, Research grant; Boston Scientific, Research grant, Consulting/Advisory Board; Medtronic, Consulting/Advisory Board; Teleflex, Consulting/Advisory Board). This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.