Virtual Reality for Sickle Cell Disease

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Sickle Cell Disease+1 MoreVirtual Reality Therapy - Other
Eligibility
6 - 25
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?
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Study Summary

This trial is studying whether virtual reality technology can help reduce pain for people with sickle cell disease who are experiencing an acute pain crisis.

Eligible Conditions
  • Sickle Cell Crisis
  • Sickle Cell Disease

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline and up to 30 minutes after intervention

Baseline and up to 30 minutes after intervention
Change in pain scores

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Virtual Reality
1 of 2
Standard Care
1 of 2

Active Control

76 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Virtual Reality · No Placebo Group · N/A

Virtual Reality
Other
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Virtual Reality Therapy · Intervention Types: Other
Standard CareNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Standard Care · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline and up to 30 minutes after intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

St. Jude Children's Research HospitalLead Sponsor
402 Previous Clinical Trials
5,301,270 Total Patients Enrolled
Doralina Anghelescu, MDPrincipal InvestigatorSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital
2 Previous Clinical Trials
141 Total Patients Enrolled
Michael Frett, MDPrincipal InvestigatorSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Eligibility Criteria

Age 6 - 25 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You must have sickle cell disease (any genotype).
Participants must be seeking care for acute VOC pain at St
You have a minimum age of 6 years and a maximum age of 25 years.