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We thank Bokov and Delclaux for their thoughtful comments1 on our paper2 and offer the following comments.
The homothety factor, as defined by Bokov and Delclaux,1 describes a structural aspect of the airway tree not directly addressed in our study, which we agree is important and likely also influences airflow in asthma and COPD. However, we believe the suggestion that the two factors, tracheal area and homothety factor, alone characterise the whole bronchial tree omits important structural characteristics, such as …
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