QoL & Transition


To measure and compare quality of life of children and adults PedsQL and HRQoL/KDQL with rare kidney diseases and to develop and validate improvement strategies.

To evaluate the actual situation of transition structures and financing in the ERKNet centers and to develop and implement transition guidelines.


Current management of transition of young people affected by rare renal conditions in the ERKNet

Martin Kreuzer1 ● Jens Drube1 ● Jenny Prüfe1 ● Franz Schaefer2 ● Lars Pape1 ● Members of the ERKNet Taskforce ‘QoL & Transition’

TaskForce Members

Lars Pape  Speaker
Essen, Germany, University Children`s Hospital  » Ped. center
Gema Ariceta  Barcelona, Spain, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron  » Ped. center
Vera Cornelius  Heidelberg, Germany, University Hospital  » Ped. center
Stefanie Haeberle  Heidelberg, Germany, University Hospital  » Ped. center
Franz Schaefer  Heidelberg, Germany, University Hospital  » Ped. center
Tanja Wlodkowski  Heidelberg, Germany, University Hospital  » Ped. center
Giovambattista Capasso  Naples, Italy, UOC Nephrology and Dialysis - Università della Campania  » Adult center
Francesco Trepiccione  Naples, Italy, UOC Nephrology and Dialysis - Università della Campania  » Adult center
Natalie Biebuyck  Paris, France, Necker-Enfants Malades University Hospital  » Ped. center
Charlotte Gimpel  External University of Freiburg