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on 01 Jan 2019

The first successful kidney transplant in the UK was performed by Sir Michael Woodruff and his team on 30th October, 1960, at the Royal Edinburgh Infirmary


Sir Michael Woodruff (1911-2001), was an English surgeon and scientist principally remembered for his research into organ transplantation

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Welcome to RenalMed

RenalMed is a website that attempts to explain many aspects of renal medicine and renal disease. It contains practical information and help for nephrologists, non-renal physicians, and renal nurses and technicians

We focus on all aspects of renal medicine, including acute kidney injury (AKI), chronic kidney disease (CKD), dialysis and renal transplantation. We welcome your feedback and questions and will endeavour to update and add to our online resources as required. We hope the content is useful for you and ultimately benefits your patients

This website is not a substitute for a detailed clinical assessment, involving history, examination and investigation. Your patient may be different from the cases described within. If in doubt, ask!