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Efficacy of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: a meta-analysis [Corrigendum]

Authors Iftikhar IH, McGuire FR, Musani AI

Received 10 June 2014

Accepted for publication 10 June 2014

Published 27 June 2014 Volume 2014:9(1) Pages 685—686


Iftikhar IH, McGuire FR, Musani AI. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2014;9:481–491.

The authors would like to make a correction to the Disclosure statement. The corrected statement is as follows:

IHI and FRM report no potential conflicts of interest with any companies/organizations whose products or services may be discussed in this article. AIM was/is an investigator on the Spiration pivotal study (co-principal investigator), Aeris trial (principal investigator), EASE trial (principal investigator). None of the authors report any funding source for this work.

The authors would also like to inform the readers that the first line of the paragraph under the sub-heading “Search strategy and selection criteria”, on page 482 should read as:

We searched PubMed and Embase databases from their inception to June 6, 2013 (the search for one way valves and BTVA ended by June 6, 2013, and the search for lung sealants/BioLVR and LVRC/Coils ended by April 30, 2013).

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