The novel treatment of BPF has also attracted attention internationally.

The innovation of a New Treatment of Emphysematous Bullae (European Respiratory Journal 2007; 29:1003-1006).

This is an innovative method where big air-pockets in lungs can be easily decompressed and a lot of relief can be offered to many sufferers of emphysema. This procedure has prospect of further improvement and extension of the use / similar other innovations.