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VIRTUAL REALITY ASSISTED ANAESTHESIA DURING UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY : REPORT OF 115 CASES

@inproceedings{Vzquez2017VIRTUALRA,
  title={VIRTUAL REALITY ASSISTED ANAESTHESIA DURING UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY : REPORT OF 115 CASES},
  author={J. L. V{\'a}zquez and B. Wiederhold and Ian T. Miller and M. Wiederhold},
  year={2017}
}
  • J. L. Vázquez, B. Wiederhold, +1 author M. Wiederhold
  • Published 2017
  • Objective: The utility of virtual reality (VR) pain management to reduce visceral or autonomic responses is presented in 115 cases during diagnostic upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy. Methodology: 115 patients with peptic disease and gastro-oesophageal reflux were given an upper GI endoscopy with local anaesthesia. They were divided into two groups, 56 treated with VR and 59 without VR during procedures. A 10-point Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for pain was administered to patients and the… CONTINUE READING

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