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Dialysis for Travelers from Overseas

At our hospital, we provide dialysis for people traveling from overseas.

  • Please wear a nonwoven mask when you come to the hospital.
  • When we provide treatment, our staff always carry out standard precaution (personal protective equipment, face shield, gloves, mask, etc.) regardless of whether or not a patient has a fever or an infectious disease.

NOTE: Please be sure to read the attached document titled “Information on travel dialysis at our hospital”

  • If you would like to undergo dialysis at our hospital while traveling, please apply three months before the day that you would like to undergo dialysis.
  • It takes at least a month to reply from us indicating whether or not you can be accommodated.

NOTE: Please arrive at the hospital by 8:30 in the morning. At our hospital, dialysis takes four hours.

Please make sure you are accompanied by someone who can make decisions regarding treatment in the event of an emergency situation during dialysis.
If you will require an interpreter, please fill out the separate page entitled “Patient / Visit to Japan Information”. You may also bring your own interpreter to accompany you.
If you requests an interpreter, we use the following company:
Interpreting company: I-cell Networks, Ltd.
Languages provided: English, Chinese, Korean
Interpreting fee: 5,000 yen per hour
Four hours (dialysis time) + two hours (explanation and preparation) = Six hours in total Interpreting fee: 30,000 yen

1.Please contact our hospital from your medical facilities, you or your family

If you wish to undergo dialysis at our hospital while traveling, please send all of the documents noted below as attachments to an email, three months before the date on which you would like to undergo dialysis.

It takes at least a month to contact you regarding whether or not we can accept you. In some cases, we may request additional information.

Items to be provided by the patient
  1. “Patient / Visit to Japan Information” (PDF / Excel)
  2. A photograph of the needle insertion site
Items to be provided by the medical facility
  1. Patient Referral Document Form from the medical facility
  2. Dialysis conditions (PDF / Excel)
  3. Hemodialysis treatment sheet (records for three most recent visits)
  4. Blood test data from before and after treatment (records for three most recent visits)
    Required: Blood tests of infectious disease (HBs antigen, HCV antibody, RPR, anti-TP antibody, HIV antigen/antibody)
    Required: HANP, NT-proBNP or BNP
    NOTE: Items required for blood tests serum albumin, AST (GOT), ALT (GPT), gamma-GT, BUN, creatinine, uric acid, sodium, potassium, calcium, inorganic phosphorus, C-reactive protein, blood sugar, white blood cell count, hemoglobin, platelets
  5. Electrocardiogram, ultrasound cardiogram report, hemodialysis shunt echo report, chest x-ray(most recent, within three months)

Send inquiries to


2.Hospital address

Meirikai Tokyo-Yamato Hospital: Honcho 36-3, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-0001

Access from principal train stations





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