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Authors’ response: Long-term lung function in postinfectious bronchiolitis obliterans
  1. Alejandro Colom1,
  2. Alberto Maffey1,
  3. Facundo Garcia Bournissen2,
  4. Alejandro Teper1
  1. 1 Respiratory Center, R. Gutierrez Children's Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  2. 2 Parasitology and Chagas Service, R. Gutierrez Children's Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alejandro Colom, Respiratory Center, R. Gutierrez Children's Hospital, España 880, San Miguel (1663), Buenos Aires, Argentina; acolom{at}

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Dear editors

We thank Drs Rosewich, Eckrich and Zielen for their interest and comments1 on our recent Thorax publication.2

We entirely agree that lung growth is clearly related to somatic growth. The main focus of the paper was based on the data obtained from 200 spirometries and not in lung volumes because they were not available in all patients. …

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  • Contributors All authors made substantial contributions to drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published.

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