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At the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh the renal recipient transplant co-ordinators care for patients who require kidney and combined kidney / pancreas transplants and islets have the following role:

  • assessment
  • organisation of transplant
  • patient support
  • patient education
  • follow-up

The process for kidney transplantation from assessment through to transplant is explained in the following booklet.

The process of simultaneous kidney pancreas and pancreas for islets is explained in the following booklet.



Further information about transplantation

See the links at the foot of the Kidney Transplantation page in EdRenINFO. We produced the Transplant booklet, photo-story, and other information.

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This page last modified 28.11.2012 11:22 by Emma Farrell. edren and edrep are produced by the Renal Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh. CAUTIONS and Contact us.