FAQ für Patienten

What is COPD?

The term COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) refers to chronic diseases of the lungs. These include chronic obstructive bronchitis and emphysema. These diseases lead to inflamed and permanently narrowed airways. Typical symptoms include increased sputum, cough, and shortness of breath.[16], [17], [18]

You can find more information on the website of the deutschen Atemwegsliga e.V.

Information about the COPD guidelines can be found here.