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Abstract : Telemedicine is a necessity in health services for CKD patients amid technological advances so that health services can reach a wider community and remote places. There are several forms of telemedicine services in CKD patients with inhibiting factors, supporting factors and keys to success in their implementation. The purpose of this study is to determine the form of telemedicine services in CKD patients, find out the factors that are obstacles, supporters and keys to the success of a telemedicine service. Method with literature review discussing telemedicine services in CKD patients through SAGE Journal, Pubmed, BMJ Journal, Plos, JMIR with the keyword’s telemedicine, telehealth, e health on CKD patient. The results obtained by 36 journals selected based on exclusion criteria were finally taken 18 articles for review. Telemedicine services in CKD patients can be preventive, promotive, self-management, diagnostic and treatment services that are connected to an instrument between health workers and patients to achieve the desired health goals. The inhibiting factors, supporting factors and keys to the success of telemedicine services in CKD patients are centered on patients, health workers and technologists who will be bound to each other by an equal need in CKD patients.