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. Branislava Milenkovic, MD


Participating health care facilities

  • Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases, Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade
    Investigator: Prof.  Branislava Milenkovic
  • Institute for Pulmonary Diseases and TB, Clinical Centre Vojvodina, Novi Sad
    Investigator: Prof.  Ivan Kopitovic
  • Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases, Clinical Center of Niš
    Investigator: Prof.  Ivana Stankovic
  • Clinic for Pulmonary Diseases, Clinical Centre Kragujevac
    Investigator: Prof. Zorica Lazic
  • Municipal Institute for Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis, Belgrade
    Investigator: Dr Dejan Zujovic


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