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The first viable dialysis machine,
 1945 Renal Unit  The renal unit in Edinburgh was created in 1959 and now looks after over 1000 dialysis and transplant patients in South East Scotland, plus acute renal failure and outpatient renal problems.    More info ...

Transplant unit  The first successful renal transplant in the UK was carried out in Edinburgh in 1961.  Now the unit undertakes kidney transplants for the East of Scotland and liver and pancreas transplants for the whole of Scotland.   More info ...


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