This trial is testing whether virtual reality can help ease anxiety in children during a kidney biopsy procedure.
- Procedural Pain
- Pain Procedural
- Sedation Complication
- Procedural Anxiety
1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: From arrival to procedural room to completion of procedure (~30 minutes), at 15-second intervals
Awards & Highlights
1 Treatment Group
1 of 1
20 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: Samsung Gear Virtual Reality Headset · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 5 - 17 · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
- Taylor, Jordan S., Julia M. Chandler, Maria Menendez, Modupeola Diyaolu, John R. Austin, Michelle L. Gibson, Katherine I. Portelli, Thomas J. Caruso, Samuel Rodriguez, and Stephanie D. Chao. 2021. “Small Surgeries, Big Smiles: Using Virtual Reality to Reduce the Need for Sedation or General Anesthesia During Minor Surgical Procedures”. Pediatric Surgery International. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi:10.1007/s00383-021-04955-6.
- Goldman, Ran D., and Amir Behboudi. 2020. “Virtual Reality for Intravenous Placement in the Emergency Department—a Randomized Controlled Trial”. European Journal of Pediatrics. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi:10.1007/s00431-020-03771-9.
- Jung, Michael J., Justin S. Libaw, Kevin Ma, Elizabeth L. Whitlock, John R. Feiner, and Jina L. Sinskey. 2020. “Pediatric Distraction on Induction of Anesthesia with Virtual Reality and Perioperative Anxiolysis: A Randomized Controlled Trial”. Anesthesia & Analgesia. Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi:10.1213/ane.0000000000005004.
- 2022. "Evaluating the Feasibility of VR for Pediatric Renal Biopsies". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05267704.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is participation in this clinical study open to me?
"This research is recruiting 20 children aged 5-17 who are experiencing pain associated with a kidney biopsy at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is the opportunity to participate in this research venture currently accessible?
"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this medical experiment was first posted on October 11th 2022 and is presently enrolling applicants. 20 participants are needed from a single location for the duration of this research endeavour." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are individuals over 30 years old being enlisted for this clinical experiment?
"The age requirement for this trial range from 5 years old to 17." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What is the cap for participants in this medical program?
"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research initiative is actively recruiting participants since its inception on October 11th 2022 and latest update on November 28th 2022. Currently, the trial requires 20 volunteers at one medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor