About the Authors

Mark Luedde

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – original draft

‡ ML, MES, and HJH share first authorship on this work. FT and CR share senior authorship on this work.

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Martina E. Spehlmann

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Writing – original draft

‡ ML, MES, and HJH share first authorship on this work. FT and CR share senior authorship on this work.

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Hans-Joerg Hippe

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Writing – original draft

‡ ML, MES, and HJH share first authorship on this work. FT and CR share senior authorship on this work.

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Sven H. Loosen

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Sanchari Roy

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

David Vargas Cardenas

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Mihael Vucur

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Norbert Frey

Roles Supervision, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine III, University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Alexander Koch

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Resources, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Tom Luedde

Roles Conceptualization, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Christian Trautwein

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Frank Tacke

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

‡ ML, MES, and HJH share first authorship on this work. FT and CR share senior authorship on this work.

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Christoph Roderburg

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

croderburg@ukaachen.de

‡ ML, MES, and HJH share first authorship on this work. FT and CR share senior authorship on this work.

Affiliation Department of Medicine III, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.