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Use of Virtual Reality for Pediatric Minor Surgical Procedures

This project is looking to use virtual reality for minor general surgery procedures in addition to local anesthesia instead of general anesthesia.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Device: Samsung Virtual Reality Headset




Inclusion Criteria:

   - less than 18 years of age

   - parental consent/patient assent

   - undergoing minor procedure(s)

Exclusion Criteria:

   - participants and patients who do not consent

   - have significant cognitive impairment

   - have a history of severe motion sickness

   - currently have nausea

   - history of seizures or currently experiencing seizures

   - have visual or auditory impairment

   - clinically unstable or require urgent/emergent intervention and/or American Society of
   Anesthesiologist class 4 or 5

   - history of claustrophobia

   - Glasgow Coma Scale <15

   - currently taking anxiety medication

   - currently taking narcotics

   - facial trauma

Ages Eligible for Study

7 Years - 18 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Stephanie Chao, MD
(650) 723-6439
Not Recruiting