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Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 425694, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/425694
Case Report

Successful Treatment of Bronchial Fistula after Pulmonary Lobectomy by Endobronchial Embolization Using an Endobronchial Watanabe Spigot

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kanazawa Medical University, 1-1 Daigaku, Uchinada-machi, Kahokugun, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan

Received 22 December 2014; Accepted 31 March 2015

Academic Editor: Daniel T. Merrick

Copyright © 2015 Yuichiro Machida et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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