About the Authors

Francesco Moroni

Roles Writing – original draft

Affiliations Division of Cardiology, Berne Cardiovascular Research Center and Heart and Vascular Center, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America, Deparment of Medicine, Università Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

Milan Seth

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

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Hameem U. Changezi

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation McLaren Flint Cardiology, Flint, Michigan, United States of America

Milind Karve

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, Sparrow Health, Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Dilip S. Arora

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Corewell Health South Lakeland, St Joseph, Michigan, United States of America

Manoj Sharma

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, Covenant HealthCare, Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Elizabeth Pielsticker

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Heart and Vascular Service Line, Henry Ford-Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States of America

Aaron D. Berman

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, United States of America

Daniel Lee

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation McLaren Bay Heart and Vascular, Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

M. Imran Qureshi

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Cardiology, DMC Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Lorenzo Azzalini

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Devraj Sukul

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Hitinder S. Gurm

Roles Writing – review & editing

hgurm@med.umich.edu

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: Dr. Azzalini received consulting fees from Teleflex, Abiomed, GE Healthcare, Asahi Intecc, Philips, Abbott Vascular, Reflow Medical, and Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.; is on the advisory board of GE Healthcare; and owns equity in Reflow Medical. Devraj Sukul reports no relevant financial disclosures. Hitinder Gurm receives research support from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. He is the co-founder of, owns equity in, and is a consultant to Amplitude Vascular Systems. He also owns equity in Jiaxing Bossh Medical Technology Partnership and is a consultant for Osprey Medical. He is the chair of the Clinical Events Committee for the PERFORMANCE trial sponsored by Contego Medical. All other authors have nothing to disclose. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.