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.


 Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Sc. Neven Tudoric, MD


Participating health care facilities

  • University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb
    Investigator: Prof. Dr. Sc. Neven Tudoric, MD
  • University Hospital Centre, Zagreb
    Investigator: Prof. Dr. Sc. Sanja Popović Grle, MD
  • University Hospital Centre, Split
    Investigator: Prof. Dr. Sc. Kornelija Miše, MD, Ivan Gudelj, MD
  • University Hospital Centre, Rijeka
    Investigator: Doc. Dr. Sc. Ljiljana Bulat Kardum, MD
  • Clinical Hospital, Osijek
    Investigator: Doc. Dr. Sc. Sanda Škrinjarić Cincar, MD


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