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Haemodialysis Service

​The Singapore General Hospital (SGH) pioneered haemodialysis in Singapore since 1961, establishing Singapore’s first dialysis unit in 1969. 

Our Renal Department continues to run the largest inpatient dialysis center in an acute hospital. 
  • Provides comprehensive state-of-the-art, 24 hours in-center dialysis for patients admitted to SGH. We perform all types of renal replacement therapy, including acute intermittent haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration, slow low efficiency dialysis (SLED), isolated ultrafiltration, plasmapheresis and high cut-off dialysis in patients with myeloma kidney.
  • Haemodialysis Disease Management Clinic provides a multidisciplinary outpatient support for patients dialyzing at the various satellite dialysis centres in Singapore.

Critical Care Nephrology Service 

  • Led by nephrologists who have special interests in critical care medicine, acute kidney injury, acid-base balance, fluid and electrolyte disorders. 
  • Provides acute extra-corporeal blood purification services, for critically ill patients with acute or chronic kidney injury admitted to the Intensive Care Units (ICUs), High Dependency Units or Intermediate Care Areas (ICAs).  
  • Therapies provided include continuous renal replacement therapy -  continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF), continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVHD), continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH), therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE), liver dialysis (MARS – Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System), prolonged intermittent renal replacement therapy (PIRRT), amongst others.