About Us

At PEDIEOS IVF CENTER, we offer the best in fertility and reproductive medicine, including state of the art procedures and the very latest in advanced laboratory techniques.The Center is located in the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia. It was established in 1986 by Dr. K. M. Trokoudes M.D., F.R.C.P. (C) who had a leading role in reproductive medicine in Cyprus and Greece.

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Timeline

  1. 1986

    Pedieos IVF Center was established by Dr Krinos M Trokoudes.

  2. 1987

    First pregnancy reported in Cyprus following GIFT (Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer) method, performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  3. 1988

    First pregnancy reported in Cyprus following ZIFT (Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer) method, performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  4. 1989

    First pregnancy in Cyprus using donor eggs, performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  5. 1990

    A 42 year old lady delivered twins using ZIFT method, performed at Pedieos IVF Center, after 23 years of subfertility.

  6. 1991

    First twin delivery in Cyprus using GIFT and ZIFT methods, performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  7. 1992

    The oldest woman to give birth, 50 years of age, gave birth. The IVF procedure was performed under the supervision of Dr Krinos Trokoudes, Director of Pedieos IVF Center.

  8. 1993

    First triplets delivery in Cyprus after IVF treatment, performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  9. 1994

    Pedieos IVF Center was featured in Guinness Book of World Records - The oldest mother to have delivered following an IVF treatment performed under the supervision of Dr Krinos Trokoudes, Director of Pedieos IVF Center.

  10. 1995

    A 57 year old woman gives birth in Cyprus after the embryo transfer performed by Dr Trokoudes.

  11. 1996

    First pregnancy reported in Greece and Cyprus using the SUZI method.

  12. 1997

    Pedieos IVF Center was the first center to report the use of ICSI method in Greece and Cyprus.

  13. 1999

    First delivery in Cyprus after using the ICSI method for fertilization. The procedure was performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  14. 2000

    First triplets to be delivered after fertilization using the ICSI method, was performed at Pedieos IVF Center.

  15. 2001

    Pedieos IVF Center was the first worldwide to have achieved pregnancy using a globozoospermic sperm sample. A case report was published in Human Reproduction (Vol.10, w. 4, pp. 880-882).

  16. 2006

    Pedieos IVF Center was the first center in Cyprus to report a pregnancy using the Vitrification method.

  17. 2007

    Pedieos IVF Center was the first center in Cyprus to achieve a pregnancy using vitrified eggs.

  18. 2008

    Scientific article on vitrification of human embryos titled: “Vitrification of biopsied embryos at cleavage, morula and blastocyst stage” was published in Reproductive Biomedicine Online Journal (Reprod Biomed Online Oct;19(4):526-31).

  19. 2010

    Scientific article on vitrification of human oocytes titled: “Comparison outcome of fresh and vitrified donor oocytes in an egg-sharing donation program” was published in Fertility and Sterility (Fertility and Sterility May;95(6):1996-2000).

  20. 2013

    Successful twin delivery using sperm that was cryopreserved for 20 years. Both cryopreservation of sperm and the IVF procedure occurred at Pedieos IVF Center.

  21. 2014

    Successful single pregnancy and delivery using embryos that were cryopreserved for 10 years. The cryopreservation of embryos, the IVF procedure and the embryo transfer occurred at Pedieos IVF Center.