Journal article

Prospective observational study in patients with obstructive lung disease: NOVELTY design

Helen K Reddel, Maria Gerhardsson de Verdier, Alvar Agusti, Gary Anderson, Richard Beasley, Elisabeth H Bel, Christer Janson, Barry Make, Richard J Martin, Ian Pavord, David Price, Christina Keen, Asparuh Gardev, Stephen Rennard, Alecka Svereus, Aruna T Bansal, Lance Brannman, Niklas Karlsson, Javier Nuevo, Fredrik Nyberg Show all

ERJ OPEN RESEARCH | EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have overlapping clinical features and share pathobiological mechanisms but are often considered distinct disorders. Prospective, observational studies across asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap are limited. NOVELTY is a global, prospective observational 3-year study enrolling ∼12 000 patients ≥12 years of age from primary and specialist clinical practices in 19 countries (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02760329). NOVELTY's primary objectives are to describe patient characteristics, treatment patterns and disease burden over time, and to identify phenotypes and molecular endotypes associated with differential outcomes over time in p..

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