Article Abstract

A novel treatment for bronchopleural fistula after pulmonary resection by interventional technique

Authors: Gang Wu, Yanwei Zeng, Meipan Yin, Yue Zhao

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We greatly appreciate the insightful comments by Dr. Fruchter (1); Dr. Oki and Dr. Seki (2); Dr. Harris (3); Dr. Cusumano et al. (4); Dr. Fiorelli and colleagues (5); and Dr. Ghosh et al. (6) with regard to our published article titled “Customized airway stenting for bronchopleural fistula after pulmonary resection by interventional technique: single-center study of 148 consecutive patients” (7). In addition, we are grateful for the opportunity presented by Dr. Shuangjiang Li and Dr. Teresa Lin, the Section Editors of the Journal of Thoracic Disease, to write this correspondence and respond to the issues raised via editorials on our work.