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Division of nephrology

Prof.Dr.Chanyo Benjayati

Division of nephrology, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital was originally operated at the 1st -2nd floor of the Kasikorn Thai building by Professor Doctor Chanyo Benjayati and was officially established on 4th of August 1969.

A History of Nephrology at KCMH

1964    Introduced modern hemodialysis service (innovated by Professor Kolff).

1972    The first kidney transplantation in Thailand was performed.

1986    The continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) was introduced.

1991    The first Continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVH) care for the critically illpatient              was provided.

1998   In June, the first kidney transplantation between the married couple wasperformed.

1999   In July, the biocompatible blood group kidney transplantation was performed.

1999   Vascular access blood flow monitoring was provided for all hemodialysis patients.              A four-month-course for dialysis physician was proposed.

2001   Double high-flux hemodialysis technique was initiated.

2003   Online hemodiafiltration was performed in all hemodialysis patients.

2004   The first Molecular Absorbent Recirculating System (MARS) in Thailand              wasdelivered.

2005   Established Center of Water quality and endotoxin level measurement

2005   The first Single Pass Albumin Dialysis (SPAD) in Thailand was conducted.

2009   The first ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation in Thailand was              successfullyperformed.

2018   The Nephrology Unit, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, was accredited as              Kidney Disease Specific Certification by the Health Care Accredited Institute

Our services

- Renal replacement therapy services
             - Hemodialysis and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
             - CAPD
             - Kidney transplantation
- Laboratory testing (blood and urine)
- Training center:
             - Internal medicine residency training program
             - Fellowship training program
             - Dialysis nursing program