An improved approach to integrated IVF programs
The ISIDA clinic has introduced a new approach to integrated IVF programs. From now on they include ICSI and vitrification - two powerful components needed for increasing the effectiveness of in vitro fertilization.
Innovative methods of male infertility treatment in the ISIDA clinic
According to generally agreed standards, if pregnancy does not occur within a year regardless regular sex life, the couple is diagnosed with infertility and the necessity of examination and treatment arises.
ISIDA clinic doctor-reproductologist Miroslava Vatsik made a report at the international conference
Doctors of ISIDA clinic regularly take part in foreign and domestic scientific and practical conferences, symposia, seminars. This gives an opportunity to get acquainted with innovations in the field of reproductive medicine, as well as share with colleagues their own achievements and knowledge.
2017 year in review – international experience of ISIDA specialists and trending in ART
It is high time for us to sum up results of the past 2017 year and to emphasize valuable knowledge and experience gained by the specialists of the ISIDA clinic on international events in the field of science and medicine this year.
ISIDA – workplace of happy people
For 25 years of existence, ISIDA has become the second home for many of our employees. Here they not only work and develop professionally, but also find real friends and even give birth to their own children.
Pre-New Year miracle in ISIDA clinic: pregnancy against the diagnosis
While anticipating the New Year holidays, we believe in miracles as never before and hope for all our dreams to come true. At this time, we all need happy, inspiring stories that will give us hope for the best.
ISIDA clinic's doctor Svetlana Shiyanova visited the European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery in Belgium
In November 21-24, 2017, Head of the Infertility Treatment Department at ISIDA clinic, reproductive specialist Svetlana Shiyanova visited the European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery in Leuven, Belgium.
Everything you need to know about IVF programs with eggs donation in ISIDA clinic
Most foreign patients, who choose to treat infertility in ISIDA clinic in Ukraine, come to us for IVF programs with donation of eggs.
All you need to know about the spermogram in the ISIDA clinic
If the couple has problems with conception of a child, a test for infertility usually begins with a man. It is faster, easier and cheaper. Doctor prescribes the main test – a spermogram.
Deputy CEO for ISIDA Clinic’s Strategic Development Oleg Petrenko took part in the international conference in Vienna
On 6-7 November, Vienna (Austria) hosted the 2-nd International Conference on Healthcare & Hospital Management and 6-th International Conference on Medical and Nursing Education. Oleg Petrenko, Deputy CEO for Strategic Development of the ISIDA Clinic, participated in the conferences.
What you need to know about childbirth after 35 years
Despite the "age" pregnancies in the ISIDA clinic are viewed from a positive perspective, the bearing of a child, when the “woman is over ... years old", has some peculiarities.
Biologist of the ISIDA clinic Natalia Korotkevich visited one of the best clinics in Georgia
Biologist of the ISIDA clinic Natalia Korotkevich has visited one of the best clinics in Georgia - ReproART. From 21 to 24 October 2017 there was an intensive exchange of experience between Ukrainian and Georgian reproductive specialists, biologists, laboratory technicians, geneticists that took place in the clinic ReproART.
Treatment of male infertility in ISIDA clinic
The use of modern assisted reproductive technologies and invaluable experience of ISIDA clinic specialists allowed many families to cope with the problem of infertility and experience the joy of parenting!
Doctors of ISIDA Clinic Ksenia Khazhilenko and Natalia Redko attended a master class of reproductive medicine in Greece
Reproduction specialists of the in vitro fertilization department Kseniya Khazhilenko and Natalia Redko visited the workshop "POSEIDON criteria: from poor ovarian response to the concept of low prognosis". The master class took place on October 13-14 in Athens (Greece).
IVF with donor oocytes in ISIDA: effective and affordable
Many foreign patients who turn to ISIDA clinic have an unsuccessful experience of long-term infertility treatment in their home country. For such pairs, the use of donor oocytes is the most effective method of treatment and the only chance to give birth to a long-awaited child.
Svetlana Turbanist: «ISIDA is my love at first sight»
Leading reproductive physician of ISIDA clinic Svetlana Turbanist shares with us the story of how ISIDA became her «love at first sight»
President World RPL Congress Asher Bashiri visited ISIDA Clinic
The President of the World RPL Congress and the head of the RPL Center Asher Bashiri became the special guest and one of the speakers of the Congress on the usual miscarriage of pregnancy, which took place on September 14-15 in Kyiv.
ISIDA Clinic has co-organized the Congress on the habitual miscarriage of pregnancy
On September 14-15, Kiev hosted a Congress on the habitual pregnancy loss - "Eastern European professional meetings: habitual pregnancy loss." Together with the company Extempore.info and the publisher of the scientific-practical journal "With care of the Woman», ISIDA clinic has co-organized this event that have a great importance for Ukrainian doctors.
Experts from the ISIDA clinic demystify the IVF method
Many couples who start infertility treatment and are thinking about IVF do not always fully understand what this procedure really is. After all, there are still many myths and speculations around reproductive technologies. Specialists from the ISIDA clinic will help you understand which stories about IVF stories are truth, and which are no more than fiction.
On the Independence Day of Ukraine, a 10,000th baby appeared in the ISIDA clinic!
His birth was a joy for both parents, Tatyana VTORUK and Dmitry MARTINENKO, as well as for doctors – indeed, everybody was waiting for this child for so long. Moreover, it was a double joy: the little Ivanko was born together with his sister Marichka.
Ukrainian experience of curing infertility with IVF: history and achievements.
Today Ukraine is one of the world leaders on the market of providing medical services in the field of reproductive technologies. More than 25 years ago, first Ukrainian IVF child was born and since that moment, Ukrainian reproduction technologies are developing with an impressive pace.
Diagnosis of embryos in the ISIDA IVF clinic: ensure the health of the child before conception!
When carrying out IVF, it is possible to exclude child’s genetic diseases even before getting pregnant. For this purpose, the ISIDA clinic was one of the first in Ukraine to introduce an ultra-precise method for the diagnosis of embryos, NGS, in November 2016.
ISIDA Clinic: 25 years in figures and facts
ISIDA clinic history is a continuous path of development and improvement. Starting from the small ISIDA IVF clinic in Donetsk, opened in late 1992, we have grown into a large-scale medical institution of four clinics located in the capital, which are concerned in the field of women's health and family planning. During this time, we have done a lot and we hasten to share the results of our work with you.
Center for the treatment of recurrent pregnancy lost in ISIDA clinic
ISIDA IVF clinic is used not only by those patients who have difficulties with conception of a child, but also those who have faced the problem of recurrent pregnancy lost.
"When the baby was born, my husband fell to his knees and burst into tears"
To his goal, every person goes as long as he is destined. Natalia and Valery went to the birth of the baby for 11 years. And, thanks to ISIDA, they succeeded.
ISIDA Clinic: an integrated approach to the treatment of infertility
Over the long years of work, the specialists of the clinic made it possible to feel the joy of motherhood and restore the health and harmony of life to tens of thousands of women. ISIDA clinic is an integrated approach to solve the problem of infertility, high quality of medical services and the highest European level service!
The effectiveness of infertility treatment in ISIDA clinic – 86.1%!
Statistics of positive treatment results correspond to the best indicator of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).
The specialists of ISIDA clinic represent Ukraine at the international level
Our specialists regularly attend the most significant events in the field of reproductive medicine. Thanks to participation in various medical conferences, the specialists of the clinic are improving their qualifications, gaining new knowledge and sharing their own know-how with foreign colleagues.
Now I know for sure: dreams come true!
Elena and her husband for their daughter Sofia came to ISIDA from Odessa. Neither eight years of unsuccessful treatment, nor unsuccessful attempts at in vitro fertilization (IVF) could dissuade the couple that they will have a child. No matter what!
Svetlana Turbanist, reproductive physician at ISIDA clinic, took part in the ESHRE Congress
The ESHRE Congress is a unique and for many of its participants a long-awaited opportunity to reconcile personal discoveries and achievements with the discoveries of colleagues from other countries of the world.
25 years we give the joy of motherhood!
This year ISIDA clinic celebrates a big anniversary – 25 years since its foundation!
Biologist Julia Kremenska: Congress of reproductive and embryology in Geneva ESHRE showed new ways of development of ART
Julia Valerievna Kremenska shared her impressions about participation in ESHRE.
Lyubov Tavokina took part in the work of the European Meeting in Italy
The European Cytogenetics Conference is the annual international meeting of the European Society of Cytogenetics which takes place in different countries of Europe and gathers the best experts in this field of genetics.
Alina Palamarchuk shared her impressions about ESHRE Meeting in Geneva
Annual Meeting of ESHRE has been held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 3-5 July 2017. Over 10,000 specialists from Europe as well as from USA, China, India, Asia, Japan and Australia took part in the meeting. Alina Palamarchuk, an OB-GYN or obstetrician-gynecologist and a fertility specialist, shared her impressions about participation in ESHRE Meeting.
Doctors of ISIDA clinic took part in the Meeting of reproductive specialists in Geneva
On July 3-5, 2017 in Geneva was the largest Congress of Human Reproduction, organized annually by ESHRE – European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Representatives of ISIDA clinic took part in the work of this Congress.
Single embryo transfer in IVF program
The approach of single embryo transfer is the modern achievement of assisted reproductive technologies. This is the method that is chosen by all the leading clinics in the world. Myroslava Vatsik, a fertility doctor at ISIDA clinic, spoke about its advantages for clients of ISIDA clinic in her interview.
"The team at Isida served to make George's arrival one of the happiest moments of our life!"
Our biggest joy is to receive the news about our patient's pregnancy following IVF treatment program and then - of course - after 9 months the news about arrival of a healthy baby into this world. There is no greater appreciation than having a positive feedback from our patients.
Our partner, Italian gynecologist Alessandro
Jointly with our partner, Italian gynecologist Alessandro we are celebrating our patients' long-awaited pregnancies achieved despite severe infertility.
Father's Day by ISIDA clinic
Yesterday, on Father's Day, ISIDA clinic`s employees and their kids planted rhododendrons in the Botanical Garden. The idea to plant trees together with children has become symbolic. It is traditionally believed that man for life should plant trees, raise a child and build a house.
"If they tell me that there are no chances for me to get pregnant, I am going to become a nun."
I suppose, I was about 25 years old when I realized that I wanted to become the mother. After a while, it became evident that nothing was working out and my friends' kids would already be old enough to go to schools... It was exhausting and I even had several mental breakdowns. I thought to myself, "If they tell me that there are no chances for me to get pregnant, I am going to become a nun."
ISIDA participated "Chestnut run"
ISIDA clinic`s team participated in the charity run to support the Center for Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery MoH Ukraine "Chestnut run". It was our first, but very symbolic experience - because our clinic and this project turning 25 years old this year. We ran together to raise funds for little Ukrainian kids with heart defects.
Yulia Kremenska Participated in the Symposium “The Best of ASRM and ESHRE”
The Best of ASRM and ESHRE aimed to bring together experts and world’s leaders in the field of reproductive medicine in Europe and America in an attempt to facilitate the exchange of modern concepts and developments in fertility science and embryology. Meetings of scientists and practicing physicians have been held in the form of lectures, controversies, discussions and face-to-face interaction between professionals whose life’s mission is to address issues associated with diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
Thank you, Doctor Turbanist!
We would like to express our deepest gratitude to the excellent professional, wonderful person and outstanding doctor with a capital D, Svitlana Turbanist!!! - says our patient Victoria.
Alina Palamarchuk at the Conference “Hemostasis and Reproduction”
On March 27-29, 2017, the International Conference “Hemostasis and Reproduction” took place at the premises of I.Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University. Alina Palamarchuk, Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Fertility Specialist has been among participants of this conference.
Embryologist Irina Zakharova underwent a training course in ORIGIO, Denmark
On March 28-29, 2017, an embryologist Irina Zakharova underwent a training course in ORIGIO, Malov, Denmark. "As an embryologist, it was very interesting and instructive for me to visit the heart of the environment with which I work every day, personally to make sure of the highest level of quality control, to undergo training in some techniques, and also to make sure that the performance level of the ISIDA clinic really corresponds to the world standards," Dr. Zakharova shares her impressions.
ISIDA clinic got new Certificates
We are very glad to announce that ISIDA clinic got new Certificates of Treatment Transparency from two very famous international healthcare portals: eggdonationfriends.com and whereivf.com.
According to Japanese legend, if you fold 1,000 origami cranes you will be granted one wish. ISIDA clinic makes the biggest wishes of our patients true every day, so we have chosen the origami crane as our totem. Every our Infertility Treatment Department`s patient now gets such wooden origami crane as a symbol of hope and eternal good luck. Some of our patients already sent to us pictures with these cranes from their home, and we love to see how our little crane travels the world! :)
For the first time in my life I saw these two lines
It was 6 years ago when we first thought about having a baby. We believed it would take just a few months to see two desirable lines on the pregnancy test. Each month there would be photos of a growing bump, framed ultrasound pictures, then birth of our little one, us becoming young parents ... and our endless and cloudless happily-ever-after. A year later, we were going through a number of test, hormone therapies and a search for correct diagnosis...
Thank you Doctor Shiyanova for our sweet daughter!
We would like to thank Doctor Shiyanova Svitlana for our sweet daughter! – says our patient Helen. In December of 2013, we arrived for our first appointment. At that point, we had 8 (!!!) years of treatment under the belt. This was a nightmare!!! I shudder at the memories! I think many can relate.
ISIDA clinic rated best for service 2017 by Whatclinic.com
ISIDA clinic has been recognized with an annual award based on patient service excellence ratings from healthcare search engine WhatClinic.com. WhatClinic looked at 12 months of data from users of its site, in relation to ISIDA clinic including patient review scores, feedback data and clinic contact rates. In 2016 over 17 million people visited the comparison site to find and compare clinics. ISIDA clinic was only one of a small number of clinics on the site that met the exacting standards needed to qualify for the award. Not only must the clinic have a consistently high ServiceScore™ rating to qualify, the rating measures the clinic’s commitment to customer service over a whole year, and so represents long-term commitment dealing with patients. Less than 2% of clinics on the site qualified for the award this year.
After 7 long years of waiting, failed attempts and utter disappointment in local doctors, by a twist of fate we got an appointment with Svitlana Turbanist...
Vitrification in ISIDA clinic
Vitrification is a fast cryopreservation method with high about 98% survival rates, due to low risks of damages to the cells from ice crystal formation.
The impossible has become possible
Thanks to the professionalism of the doctors at the Clinic - especially Svitlana Turbanist, - the impossible has become possible for me! The most important thing is to believe in yourself and trust your doctor who, apart from being a Medical Professional in the first place, eventually becomes your Friend! - says our patient T. It so happened that in September 2014, I lost my only son. And for me, children always were the meaning of life...
The advent of vitrification technology (rapid freezing) allowed not only to freeze eggs but fertilize them well after thawing. According to recent reports, the effectiveness of vitrified oocytes fertilization is comparable to fresh. This has given a new chance for women suffering from cancer to preserve their fertility before treatment started, as well as for women who are not planning a pregnancy at present, to have a genetic own child in the future.
"You have a boy. Small. And he breathes by himself"
The desired child... our patient I. understands the value of these words like no one else. For many years, she was cherishing her dream, going through much emotional and physical anguish. ISIDA became her last, and as it turned out, happy chance to experience the joy of maternity.
Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)
One of the most common causes of embryo implantation failure, miscarriages in early pregnancy and the birth of children with genetic abnormalities are chromosomal aberrations. Formation of the wrong number of chromosomes is called aneuploidy. Timely detection of aneuploidies allows prospective parents to get a long-awaited pregnancy and avoid possible problems with the health of the child in the future. For this purpose, many IVF centers perform preimplantation genetic screening (PGS).
Kseniya Hazhilenko, Fertility Specialist at ISIDA Clinic Represented Ukraine at the World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
The World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss took place on January 19-22, 2017 in Cannes, France, bringing together participants from 48 countries to discuss causes, diagnostics and treatment of different miscarriage cases. Ukraine was represented by Kseniya Hazhilenko, Fertility Specialist at ISIDA Clinic’s Infertility Treatment Department.
Fertility Specialist Svitlana Shiyanova Visited One of the Best European Clinics
Chief at Infertility Treatment Department, Fertility Specialist Svitlana Shiyanova participated in a workshop which took place at Repromeda, one of Europe's best reproductive clinics in Brno, Czech Republic. The goal of this event was to provide insight into clinic’s operating practices and its advanced IVF programs.
ISIDA'S Reputation. The Value of Every employee
The chief executive and co-owner of ISIDA, Viktor Kozin, is speaking about the job of his dreams, about global things and details, about romantic and serious issues, about the importance of having experience and the mission of the clinic.
News about pregnancy - the biggest joy for us!
Irina Zakharova, embryologist, biologist: We are responsible for the most subtle process: having obtained gametes, we make them meet, and then we thoroughly cultivate the embryos in a special artificial environment. Not all egg cells are perfectly equal. Sometimes the male factor also happens to be complicated. However, if fertilization happens and the cells begin to properly divide, we see a potential for the future pregnancy...
New program - Credence
"Credence" is a unique infertility treatment program with the use of donor oocytes. 100% refund is guaranteed if the pregnancy is not achieved following two or three IVF cycles.
We are at the ending point of this year. So, hold the smile, keep the laugh, think about all the good things that you have in your life, look for joy, and abandon the fear..
“We believe in you, ISIDA!”
These are the lines from a letter that came to ISIDA clinic from far away Venice. So, one more challenging story with happy end, one more story that brings hope and belief in miracle...
NGS at ISIDA
During the course of the IVF treatment, it is possible to eliminate the genetic disease of the child even before pregnancy. ISIDA Clinic has introduced a new high-precision technique: NGS.
ISIDA at the 24th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
The annual 24th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility was held in Amsterdam. At one of the most significant events in the world of reproduction, the ISIDA Clinic was represented by the Head of the Infertility Treatment Department, the fertility specialist Shiyanova Svetlana Vladimirovna, the Head of the Infertility Treatment Department with more than 14 years of experience.
ISIDA`s 10 000 baby
Tetyana VTORUK`s and Dmytro MARTYNENKO’s long-awaited baby boy Vanya become 10,000th baby born in ISIDA clinic, and he arrived into this world in the company of his sibling Marichka...
ISIDA Clinic’s Future Is Bright!
Yulia KREMENSKA, Embryologist, Doctor of Medicine strongly believes in this. The work history of our clinic’s new employee Yulia KREMENSKA includes cooperation with the world's leading scientific and clinical centers. Genetics, molecular and cellular biology are her key areas of interest...
To use what was given by the Lord
“Every time we help two cells meet, a miracle that is the childbirth happens. I think the Lord gave us the knowledge and abilities, and it is now our responsibility to make the most out of them. By the way, the clinic’s policy provides continuous proficiency enhancement...
ISIDA Clinic Has Passed QHA Trent’s Accreditation
After a deep audit, independent British commission on accreditation of medical institutions around the world, led by professors and clinical experts issued a certificate of compliance with the international standard of QHA Trent to ISIDA.
International Quality Standards in ISIDA
On September 15-16, ISIDA has successfully undergone an independent audit and become the first Ukrainian clinic to obtain the Full Certificate for International Accreditation of Medical Institutions under the UK’s QHA Trent Standards for a time period of two years.
This noble profession
“I remember how in my student years I was fascinated with Professor Fedir DAHNO, one of our first fertility specialists who was featured in many TV shows. A baby conceived as a result of IVF seemed like a miracle at the time!..
Turning a Dream into Reality
Thanks to ISIDA Clinic, doctors at the Infertility Treatment Department were able to fulfill their potential in this responsible profession and now their ultimate mission is helping their patients become parents...
IVF: no undue risks
In recent years, there has been an unprecedented breakthrough in the field of infertility treatment, and one of the most important reproduction areas was the hormonal effects on the female body...
Pregnancy After IVF
After making it past stressful preparation phase, another challenge comes along. Is carrying a baby conceived as a result of IVF treatment any different from a regular pregnancy? The worries which go hand-in-hand with the pregnancy achieved by IVF are absolutely natural. However..
“In spite of anything, there was always hope in my heart”
44 years old, 11 failed IVF attempts, and, at last, the 12th turned lucky.