About the Authors

Hiroaki Kikuchi

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Eiichiro Kanda

Roles Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Medical Science, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan

Takayasu Mori

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Hidehiko Sato

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Soichiro Iimori

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Naohiro Nomura

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Shotaro Naito

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Eisei Sohara

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Tomokazu Okado

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Shinichi Uchida

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Kiyohide Fushimi

Roles Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Health Policy and Informatics, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Tatemitsu Rai

Roles Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Writing – original draft

trai.kid@tmd.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.