About the Authors

Vicky De Meyer

Contributed equally to this work with: Vicky De Meyer, Daniel Abramowicz, Karl Martin Wissing

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

vicky.demeyer@uzbrusssel.be

Affiliation Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

Daniel Abramowicz

Contributed equally to this work with: Vicky De Meyer, Daniel Abramowicz, Karl Martin Wissing

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

Affiliations Department of Nephrology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium, Laboratory of Medicine and Pediatrics, Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium

Johan De Meester

Roles Writing – review & editing

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, AZ Nikolaas, Sint Niklaas, Belgium

Fréderic Collart

Roles Writing – review & editing

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, CHU Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium

Jean-Louis Bosmans

Roles Writing – review & editing

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium

Wilfried Cools

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Interfaculty Center Data Processing & Statistics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium

Karl Martin Wissing

Contributed equally to this work with: Vicky De Meyer, Daniel Abramowicz, Karl Martin Wissing

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

Affiliation Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.