POPE is a multinational, multicentre, prospective, observational, non-interventional registry of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Central and Eastern Europe. The aim of the POPE study is to assess the distribution of patients with COPD in clinical practice within the CEE region according to disease severity, disease category, and phenotypes. The study was initiated as the pilot cooperation of COPD PLATFORM in the CEE region and 11 countries from Central and Eastern Europe have been involved in the project.

How to get involved in the POPE-Study

A patient is entering the office, reading the initial information on the POPE-Study.





The nurse and physician provide the patient with information on the POPE-Study and the informed consent.

The patient reads and signs the informed consent.

Filling in the patient questionnaire

The patient undergoes lung function tests

…and the 6MWT test.

In discussion with the physician

The patient is examined in the physician’s office.

The physician is entering data from the patient’s questionnaire and his/her medical record into eCRF of the POPE-Study.

The POPE-Study is a team work.