About the Authors
- Pieter H Reitsma, Jeroen F. van der Heijden, Angelique P Groot
- Laboratory for Experimental Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Frits R Rosendaal
- Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Hematology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
- Harry R Büller
- Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
PHR and HRB designed the study. PHR drafted the report and incorporated all suggestions. JFV was responsible for collecting all patient data and specimens. APG drafted the genetic assay and performed the lab analyses. FRR oversaw the statistical analyses and other methodological issues of the report.