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Table 2 Transition processes

From: Optimising care and follow-up of adults with achondroplasia

UK “There is no structured transition process”
France “At 16–17 years, there is a clinic with the adult rheumatologist in our paediatric centre. At 18 years there is a multidisciplinary clinic in the adult hospital with the paediatric team (geneticist and orthopaedist) and the adult team (rheumatologist and orthopaedic surgeon)”
Norway “[there is] no transition as we [The National Resource Centre] offer lifelong care”
Spain “The core group in the skeletal dysplasia clinic (Medical Genetics, RHB and traumatologist) follow paediatric and adults”
  1. Please note, these are the opinions of individual survey respondents, and may not reflect practices across their country