About the Authors

Beat Müllhaupt

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

beat.muellhaupt@usz.ch

Affiliation Swiss HPB (Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary) Center and Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

Philip Bruggmann

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Arud Centres for Addiction Medicine, Zürich, Switzerland

Florian Bihl

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Gastroenterology Department, Ospedale Cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Sarah Blach

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

Affiliation Center for Disease Analysis (CDA), Lafayette, Colorado, United States of America

Daniel Lavanchy

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Consultant, Ruelle des Chataigniers 1, Denges VD, Switzerland

Homie Razavi

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Center for Disease Analysis (CDA), Lafayette, Colorado, United States of America

Sarah Robbins Scott

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

Affiliation Center for Disease Analysis (CDA), Lafayette, Colorado, United States of America

David Semela

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Francesco Negro

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and of Clinical Pathology, University Hospital, Genève, Switzerland

Competing Interests

This work was supported by Gilead Sciences. Gilead Sciences had no input on the content, the study design, data selection, decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. As the corresponding author, I declare, on behalf of all my co-authors that there no additional competing interests.