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Received: 1 October 2017
Accepted: 5 February 2018
First Online: 13 February 2018
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: This project was approved by the observational research protocol evaluation committee of the French Language Society of Pulmonology (CEPRO 2011–036 – Comité d’Evaluation des Protocoles de Recherche Observationnels of the Société de Pneumologie de Langue Française). All patients were informed and included after providing written consent.
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