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First experiences with patient-centered training in virtual reality
CM Serrano, PR Wesselink… – Journal of dental …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Context In preclinical dental education, plastic and extracted teeth have been broadly used for skills training without specific focus on the patient behind the procedure. A patient?centered approach remains challenging in traditional simulation, which does not resemble …

Virtual reality rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial
S Rutkowski, A Rutkowska, P Kiper… – … journal of chronic …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Purpose This study compared the effects of inpatient-based rehabilitation program of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using non-immersive virtual reality (VR) training with a traditional pulmonary rehabilitation program. The aims of this …

Remote monitoring of physical rehabilitation of stroke patients using IoT and virtual reality
O Postolache, DJ Hemanth, R Alexandre… – IEEE Journal on …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
The statistics highlights that physical rehabilitation are required nowadays by increased number of people that are affected by motor impairments caused by accidents or aging. Among the most common causes of disability in adults are strokes or cerebral palsy. To …

Can virtual reality simulation prepare patients for an MRI experience?
I Nakarada-Kordic, S Reay, G Bennett, J Kruse… – Radiography, 2020 – Elsevier
Abstract Introduction A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examination is often described by patients as frightening and uncomfortable. To prepare patients for an MRI examination, this study explored the use of virtual reality (VR) simulation compared to a mock MRI scan …

Effects of early virtual reality-based rehabilitation in patients with total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial
S Gianola, E Stucovitz, G Castellini, M Mascali, F Vanni… – Medicine, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background: Virtual reality (VR)-based rehabilitation is a promising approach for improving recovery in many conditions to optimize functional results, enhancing the clinical and social benefits of surgery. Objective: To assess the efficacy of an early rehabilitation performed by …

Virtual reality to relieve pain in burn patients undergoing imaging and treatment
MS Bermo, D Patterson, SR Sharar… – Topics in Magnetic …, 2020 – journals.lww.com
Pain from burn injuries is among the most excruciating encountered in clinical practice. Pharmacological methods often fail to achieve acceptable level of analgesia in these patients, especially during burn wound dressing and debridement. Virtual reality (VR) …

Virtual reality therapy for upper limb rehabilitation in patients with stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
DB Mekbib, J Han, L Zhang, S Fang, H Jiang, J Zhu… – Brain injury, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Background: Stroke is a major cause of life-long disability in adults, associated with poor quality of life. Virtual reality (VR)-based therapy systems are known to be helpful in improving motor functions following stroke, but recent clinical findings have not been …

The effectiveness of virtual reality in patients with spinal pain: A systematic review and meta?analysis
MM Ahern, LV Dean, CC Stoddard, A Agrawal… – Pain …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Background Virtual reality (VR) technologies have been shown to be beneficial in various areas of health care; to date, there are no systematic reviews examining the effectiveness of VR technology for the treatment of spinal pain. Purpose To investigate the effectiveness of …

Feasibility of a virtual reality-based psychoeducational tool (VRight) for depressive patients
M Migoya-Borja, D Delgado-Gómez… – … , Behavior, and Social …, 2020 – liebertpub.com
E-health is opening new prospects in the management of mental disorders. Virtual reality (VR)-based interventions, which provide a safe nonjudging environment, may improve symptoms awareness in patients with depressive disorders. This study aimed to explore the …

Effects of robotic neurorehabilitation through lokomat plus virtual reality on cognitive function in patients with traumatic brain injury: A retrospective case-control study
MG Maggio, M Torrisi, A Buda, R De Luca… – International Journal …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical condition characterized by damage due to a mechanical physical event, which has a devastating impact on both the patient and his/her family. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of robotic …

Treating patients with driving phobia by virtual reality exposure therapy–a pilot study
Y Kaussner, AM Kuraszkiewicz, S Schoch, P Markel… – PloS one, 2020 – journals.plos.org
Objectives Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is a promising treatment for patients with fear of driving. The present pilot study is the first one focusing on behavioral effects of VRET on patients with fear of driving as measured by a post-treatment driving test in real traffic …

Virtual reality and music therapy as distraction interventions to alleviate anxiety and improve mood states in breast cancer patients during chemotherapy
A Chirico, P Maiorano, P Indovina… – Journal of cellular …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Psychological distress is a common consequence of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment and could further exacerbate therapy side effects. Interventions increasing treatment tolerance are crucial to improve both patients’ quality of life and adherence to therapies …

The Impact of a Novel Immersive Virtual Reality Technology Associated with Serious Games in Parkinson’s Disease Patients on Upper Limb Rehabilitation: A Mixed …
P Sánchez-Herrera-Baeza, R Cano-de-la-Cuerda… – Sensors, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background: Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes impaired motor functions. Virtual reality technology may be recommended to optimize motor learning in a safe environment. The objective of this paper was to evaluate the effects of a novel …

Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation with virtual reality on upper limb function in patients with ischemic stroke: a randomized controlled trial
X Yao, L Cui, J Wang, W Feng, Y Bao, Q Xie – … of NeuroEngineering and …, 2020 – Springer
Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques have been shown in several studies to improve the motor recovery of the affected upper-limbs in stroke patients. This study aims to investigate whether or not cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (c-tDCS) …

Effect of virtual reality meditation on sleep quality of intensive care unit patients: A randomised controlled trial
SY Lee, J Kang – Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 2020 – Elsevier
Objective This study aimed to investigate the effect of virtual reality meditation on sleep quality of intensive care unit patients. Methods This randomised controlled trial included 48 cardiac intensive care unit patients in a university hospital in Korea randomly allocated to …

Using nature-inspired virtual reality as a distraction to reduce stress and pain among cancer patients
D Scates, JI Dickinson, K Sullivan… – Environment and …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
While many cancer centers suggest treating pain with medication and nondrug treatment, few include the use of virtual reality (VR) as an alternative for stress and pain relief therapy. The purpose of this research was to determine whether a nature-inspired VR simulation …

Simulation-based virtual-reality patient-specific rehearsal prior to endovascular procedures: A systematic review
CAB Nielsen, L Lönn, L Konge, M Taudorf – Diagnostics, 2020 – mdpi.com
Patient-specific rehearsal (PsR) is a new concept whereby a procedure can be rehearsed virtually using the exact patient’s anatomical data prior to performing the real procedure. The aim of this study was to ascertain if endovascular virtual-reality PsR simulation enhanced …

Computerized cognitive training using virtual reality on everyday life activities for patients recovering from stroke
J Oliveira, P Gamito, B Lopes, AR Silva… – Disability and …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Purpose: Recent studies argue that the use of virtual reality tasks depicting activities daily living may be effective means for cognitive rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to test an ecologically oriented approach in virtual reality resembling the demands of everyday life …

Feasibility and tolerability of a culture-based virtual reality (VR) training program in patients with mild cognitive impairment: A randomized controlled pilot study
JH Park, Y Liao, DR Kim, S Song, JH Lim… – International journal of …, 2020 – mdpi.com
The present study examined whether a culture-based virtual reality (VR) training program is feasible and tolerable for patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), and whether it could improve cognitive function in these patients. Twenty-one outpatients with …

Do patients with multiple sclerosis benefit from semi-immersive virtual reality? A randomized clinical trial on cognitive and motor outcomes
MG Maggio, R De Luca, A Manuli, A Buda… – Applied …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease of autoimmune originate. A large proportion of patient present with cognitive deficits that negatively affect their quality of life, thus, a proper cognitive rehabilitation is mandatory. The aim of this study is to evaluate the …

Improving the intensive care patient experience with virtual reality—A feasibility study
TL Ong, MM Ruppert, M Akbar, P Rashidi… – Critical care …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Objectives: Patients’ stays in the ICU are often characterized by prolonged immobility, sedation, disrupted sleep, and extended periods of pain, which put ICU patients at greater risk for ICU-acquired weakness and delirium-related mortality. The aim of this study was to …

Non-immersive Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Applied to a Task-oriented Approach for Stroke Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial
HS Lee, JH Lim, BH Jeon… – Restorative neurology and …, 2020 – content.iospress.com
Background: Virtual reality (VR) training allows the creation of the most applicable practice environment incorporated into computer-generated multisensory imagery. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a virtual training program based on a …

Immersive virtual reality to restore natural long-range autocorrelations in Parkinson’s disease patients’ gait during treadmill walking
A Lheureux, J Lebleu, C Frisque, C Sion… – Frontiers in …, 2020 – frontiersin.org
Effects of treadmill walking on Parkinson’s Disease (PD) patients’ spatiotemporal gait parameters and stride duration variability, in terms of magnitude (Coefficient of Variation, CV) and temporal organization (Long Range Autocorrelations, LRA), are known …

Immersive virtual reality in stroke patients as a new approach for reducing postural disabilities and falls risk: a case series
I Cortés-Pérez, FA Nieto-Escamez, E Obrero-Gaitán – Brain sciences, 2020 – mdpi.com
Stroke is a neurologic disorder considered the first cause of disability worldwide due to motor, cognitive, and sensorial sequels. Balance dysfunctions in stroke survivors increase the risk of falls and physiotherapeutic rehabilitation is essential to reduce it. Virtual reality  …

Immersing patients in a virtual reality environment for brain mapping during awake surgery: safety study
M Delion, E Klinger, F Bernard, G Aubin… – World neurosurgery, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Brain mapping by direct electrical stimulation during awake craniotomy is now a standard procedure that reduces the risk of permanent neurologic deficits. Virtual reality technology immerses the patient in a virtually controlled, interactive world, offering a unique …

Virtual reality with three-dimensional image guidance of individual patients’ vessel anatomy in laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
T Aoki, T Koizumi, DA Mansour, A Fujimori… – … archives of surgery, 2020 – Springer
Purpose Three-dimensional virtual endoscopy (3DVE) has the potential advantage of enhanced anatomic delineation and spatial orientation during laparoscopic procedures. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the impact of 3DVE guidance in laparoscopic distal …

Effectiveness of Early Rehabilitation Combined With Virtual Reality Training on Muscle Strength, Mood State, and Functional Status in Patients With Acute Stroke: A …
RC Lin, SL Chiang, MML Heitkemper… – … on Evidence?Based …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Background Early rehabilitation has been shown to enhance functional outcomes. Whether the addition of virtual reality (VR) training could further improve muscle strength, mood state, and functional status for patients with acute stroke is unknown. Aims To investigate the …

Role of virtual reality in balance training in patients with spinal cord injury: a prospective comparative pre-post study
M Sengupta, A Gupta, M Khanna… – Asian spine …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Purpose To evaluate the effects of game-based virtual reality (VR) training program for trunk postural control and balance in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to assess the results according to the motor completeness (severity) of lesions using the American Spinal …

A Virtual Reality–Supported Intervention for Pulmonary Rehabilitation of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Mixed Methods Study
T Jung, N Moorhouse, X Shi, MF Amin – Journal of Medical Internet …, 2020 – jmir.org
Background: The uptake of traditional pulmonary rehabilitation classes by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is poor because of personal factors that prevent accessibility to the venue. Therefore, there is a need for innovative methods of …

Virtual reality, augmented reality, gamification, and telerehabilitation: Psychological impact on orthopedic patients’ rehabilitation
A Berton, UG Longo, V Candela, S Fioravanti… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background: Remote virtual rehabilitation aroused growing interest in the last decades, and its role has gained importance following the recent spread of COVID19 pandemic. The advantages of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), gamification, and …

Virtual reality for acute and chronic pain management in adult patients: a narrative review
A Chuan, JJ Zhou, RM Hou, CJ Stevens… – …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Virtual reality is a computer?generated environment that immerses the user in an interactive artificial world. This ability to distract from reality has been utilised for the purposes of providing pain relief from noxious stimuli. As technology rapidly matures, there is potential …

Evaluation instruments for physical therapy using virtual reality in stroke patients: a systematic review
FA Felipe, FO de Carvalho, ÉR Silva, NGL Santos… – Physiotherapy, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Physiotherapeutic rehabilitation is essential to improve functional mobility, muscular strength, balance and quality of life of stroke patients, but conventional techniques using repeated physical activities can soon become monotonous. The use of virtual reality  …

Proactive motor functional recovery following immersive virtual reality–based limb mirroring therapy in patients with subacute stroke
DB Mekbib, Z Zhao, J Wang, B Xu, L Zhang, R Cheng… – …, 2020 – Springer
Virtual reality (VR) is considered to be a promising therapeutic technology for the rehabilitation of upper extremities (UEs) post-stroke. Recently, we designed and then implemented a neuroscientifically grounded VR protocol for the rehabilitation of patients with …

Is Xbox 360 Kinect-based virtual reality training as effective as standard physiotherapy in patients undergoing breast cancer surgery?
Ö Feyzio?lu, S Dinçer, A Akan, ZC Algun – Supportive Care in Cancer, 2020 – Springer
Purpose Breast cancer surgery may be associated with pain and physical symptoms in the upper limbs. Functional impairment and pain-related avoidance of movement may further increase disability level. This study aimed to investigate the potential effects of early …

Patients perceptions of virtual reality therapy in the management of chronic cancer pain
BM Garrett, G Tao, T Taverner, E Cordingley, C Sun – Heliyon, 2020 – Elsevier
The management of chronic cancer pain remains challenging and complex, with the process often involving a variety of pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. Recent studies have shown virtual reality (VR) therapy to be successful in the management of acute …

Virtual Reality Systems for Upper Limb Motor Function Recovery in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
A De Miguel-Rubio, MD Rubio… – JMIR mHealth and …, 2020 – mhealth.jmir.org
Background: Patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) usually present with different motor impairments, including a deterioration of upper limb motor function (ULMF), that limit their performance of activities of daily living and reduce their quality of life. Virtual reality (VR) is …

Effects of immersive virtual reality therapy on intravenous patient-controlled sedation during orthopaedic surgery under regional anesthesia: A randomized …
MY Huang, S Scharf, PY Chan – PloS one, 2020 – journals.plos.org
Background Immersive virtual reality (IVR) is a form of distraction therapy that has shown potential as an analgesia and sedation sparing agent. This study assessed the effect of IVR on the self-administered sedation requirements of patients undergoing joint replacement …

Do Patients With Parkinson’s Disease With Freezing of Gait Respond Differently Than Those Without to Treadmill Training Augmented by Virtual Reality?
EMJ Bekkers, A Mirelman, L Alcock… – … and neural repair, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
Background. People with Parkinson’s disease and freezing of gait (FOG+) have more falls, postural instability and cognitive impairment compared with FOG?. Objective. To conduct a secondary analysis of the V-TIME study, a randomized, controlled investigation showing a …

Effectiveness of a Participatory and Interactive Virtual Reality Intervention in Patients With Social Anxiety Disorder: Longitudinal Questionnaire Study
HJ Kim, S Lee, D Jung, JW Hur, HJ Lee, S Lee… – Journal of medical …, 2020 – jmir.org
Background Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is characterized by excessive fear of negative evaluation and humiliation in social interactions and situations. Virtual reality (VR) treatment is a promising intervention option for SAD. Objective The purpose of this study was to create …

Validity of Virtual Reality Body Exposure to Elicit Fear of Gaining Weight, Body Anxiety and Body-Related Attentional Bias in Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
B Porras-Garcia, M Ferrer-Garcia… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Fear of gaining weight (FGW), body image disturbances, associated anxiety and body-related attentional bias are the core symptoms of anorexia nervosa (AN) and play critical roles in its development and maintenance. The aim of the current study is to evaluate the …

Virtual Reality Social Prediction Improvement and Rehabilitation Intensive Training (VR-SPIRIT) for paediatric patients with congenital cerebellar diseases …
N Butti, E Biffi, C Genova, R Romaniello, DF Redaelli… – Trials, 2020 – Springer
Patients with cerebellar malformations exhibit not only movement problems, but also important deficits in social cognition. Thus, rehabilitation approaches should not only involve the recovery of motor function but also of higher-order abilities such as processing of social …

Use of virtual reality simulation to identify vision-related disability in patients with glaucoma
AKN Lam, E To, RN Weinreb, M Yu, H Mak… – JAMA …, 2020 – jamanetwork.com
Importance Clinical assessment of vision-related disability is hampered by the lack of instruments to assess visual performance in real-world situations. Interactive virtual reality (VR) environments displayed in a binocular stereoscopic VR headset have been designed …

Can hypnosis and virtual reality reduce anxiety, pain and fatigue among patients who undergo cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled trial
F Rousseaux, ME Faymonville, AS Nyssen… – Trials, 2020 – Springer
Background Different non-pharmacological techniques, including hypnosis and virtual reality (VR) are currently used as complementary tools in the treatment of anxiety, acute and chronic pain. A new technique called virtual reality hypnosis (VRH), which encompasses a …

The Use of Virtual Reality to Reduce Preoperative Anxiety in First-Time Sternotomy Patients: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial
TM Hendricks, CN Gutierrez, JM Stulak… – Mayo Clinic …, 2020 – Elsevier
Objective To report the first randomized controlled trial to investigate if immersive virtual reality (VR) treatment can reduce patient perceptions of anxiety compared with a tablet-based control treatment in adults undergoing a first-time sternotomy. Methods Twenty first …

Designing a Virtual Reality Game for Promoting Empathy Toward Patients With Chronic Pain: Feasibility and Usability Study
X Tong, D Gromala, SPK Ziabari, CD Shaw – JMIR serious games, 2020 – games.jmir.org
Background: Many researchers have been evaluating how digital media may impact the emotional and perspective taking aspects of empathy in both clinical and nonclinical settings. Despite the growing interest in using virtual reality (VR) and VR games to motivate …

Effect of fully immersive virtual reality treatment combined with exercise in fibromyalgia patients: A randomized controlled trial
C Gulsen, F Soke, K Eldemir, Y Apaydin… – Assistive …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
This trial was designed to evaluate the effects of fully immersive virtual reality (IVR) treatment combined with exercise training in fibromyalgia patients. Twenty patients were randomized into exercise group (EG) or IVR combined with exercise group (Exercise+ IVR). The EG had …

Stable or able? Effect of virtual reality stimulation on static balance of post-stroke patients and healthy subjects
E D’Antonio, G Tieri, F Patané, G Morone… – Human movement science, 2020 – Elsevier
Over the last decades, virtual reality (VR) emerged as a potential tool for developing new rehabilitation treatments in neurological patients. However, despite the increasing number of studies, a clear comprehension about the impact of immersive VR-treatment on balance and …

Effect of a virtual reality-based exercise program on fatigue in hospitalized Taiwanese end-stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis
HY Chou, SC Chen, TH Yen… – Clinical nursing …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term effect of a virtual reality-based exercise program on fatigue in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who receive hemodialysis (HD). In this quasi-experimental study design, an experimental group (n= 32) …

Effects of virtual reality training on occupational performance and self-efficacy of patients with stroke: a randomized controlled trial
Y Long, R Ouyang, J Zhang – Journal of …, 2020 – jneuroengrehab.biomedcentral.com
Virtual reality (VR) has been broadly applied in post-stroke rehabilitation. However, studies on occupational performance and self-efficacy as primary outcomes of stroke rehabilitation using VR are lacking. Thus, this study aims to investigate the effects of VR training on …

Using virtual reality simulated implantation for fit-testing pediatric patients for adult ventricular assist devices
RR Davies, T Hussain, A Tandon – JTCVS Techniques, 2020 – Elsevier
Technological advancements in ventricular assist device (VAD) support have resulted in 1 progressive decreases in device size. This has allowed centers to push the lower limits of 2 size for use in pediatric patients. 1, 2 These limits, however, remain uncertain. While the 3 …

The Effect of Virtual Reality on the Ability to Perform Activities of Daily Living, Balance During Gait, and Motor Function in Parkinson Disease Patients: A Systematic …
C Lina, C Guoen, W Huidan, W Yingqing… – American journal of …, 2020 – journals.lww.com
Objective The study aimed to evaluate the effect of virtual reality on balance, motor function, gait, and the ability to perform activities of daily living in patients with Parkinson disease. Methods We searched Cochran Central Register of Controlled Trials, Embase, PubMed …

Effect of immersive virtual reality on balance, mobility, and fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis: A single-blinded randomized controlled trial
C Ozkul, A Guclu-Gunduz, G Yazici, NA Guzel… – European journal of …, 2020 – Elsevier
Introduction Imbalance, mobility impairment, and fatigue are common in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients. Virtual reality (VR) promises to be an effective and enjoyable tool for the rehabilitation of these symptoms. Immersive virtual reality (IVR) with a head-mounted display …

Virtual Reality Games for Rehabilitation of Upper Extremities in Stroke Patients
L Shahmoradi, S Almasi, H Ahmadi, A Bashiri… – Journal of Bodywork and …, 2020 – Elsevier
Introduction Stroke is one of the main causes of physical disability in which doing frequent and early exercise is imperative for rehabilitation. Virtual reality gaming has a high potential in rehabilitation leading to increased performance of patients. This study aimed to develop …

Acute hemodynamic effects of virtual reality–based therapy in patients of cardiovascular rehabilitation: a cluster randomized crossover trial
MMA da Cruz, AL Ricci-Vitor, GLB Borges… – Archives of physical …, 2020 – Elsevier
Objective To analyze the acute hemodynamic effects of adding virtual reality–based therapy (VRBT) using exergames for patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation (CR). Design Crossover trial. Setting Outpatient rehabilitation center. Participants Patients (N= 27) with a …

Usability of mental illness simulation involving scenarios with patients with schizophrenia via immersive virtual reality: A mixed methods study
Y Lee, SK Kim, MR Eom – PloS one, 2020 – journals.plos.org
Objectives Schizophrenia is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses contributing to national burden worldwide. It is well known that mental health nursing education, including clinical placement, is still insufficient to reach the optimal level of competency in nursing …

Clinical applications of virtual reality in patient-centered care
S Pandita, AS Won – Technology and Health, 2020 – Elsevier
Clinical virtual reality (VR) interventions can spur perceptual, behavioral, and attitudinal changes in patients. Long-standing patient-centered applications include pain management, physical therapy, psychotherapy, treating neurological conditions, and promoting healthy …

A quantitative analysis of postural control in elderly patients with vestibular disorders using visual stimulation by virtual reality
JM Gazzola, HH Caovilla, F Doná, MM Ganança… – Brazilian journal of …, 2020 – Elsevier
Introduction Postural instability is one the most common disabling features in vestibular disorders. Objective This study aimed to analyze the limit of stability and the influence of manipulation of visual, somatosensorial and visual–vestibular information on postural …

Is Virtual Reality Effective for Balance Recovery in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
AD Miguel-Rubio, MD Rubio, A Salazar… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging tool used in the neurological rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), focused on recovering balance, mobility, and motor function, among other functional outcomes. The main objective of this study was to analyze the effectiveness …

Use of virtual reality in the supportive care management of paediatric patients with cancer
KYL Yap, DWH Koh, VSJ Lee, LL Wong – The Lancet Child & Adolescent …, 2020 – Elsevier
Paediatric patients with cancer undergo multiple treatments and procedures that can be invasive and painful. Virtual reality technologies could support the management of paediatric cancer. This Review focuses on the physiological and psychological efficacy of …

Psychological and Physiological Responses in Patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder: The Use of Acute Exercise and Virtual Reality Environment
TC Wang, CHP Sit, TW Tang, CL Tsai – International journal of …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Virtual exercise therapy is considered a useful method by which to encourage patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) to engage in aerobic exercise in order to reduce stress. This study was intended to explore the psychological and physiological responses of …

Effects of virtual reality on relieving postoperative pain in surgical patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis
L Ding, H Hua, H Zhu, S Zhu, J Lu, K Zhao… – International Journal of …, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Postoperative pain is a prevalent problem leading to many adverse outcomes in surgical patients. Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging non-pharmacological method of postoperative pain relief, but the effects of it are not clear. This review aimed to explore the …

Exploring the Benefits of Virtual Reality-Assisted Therapy Following Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Auditory Hallucinations in Patients with Treatment-Resistant …
L Dellazizzo, S Potvin, K Phraxayavong… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background: Combining cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for psychosis with another psychosocial intervention comprising virtual reality (VR)-assisted therapy (VRT) may improve targeted outcomes in treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients. Methods: Ten …

Learning in 360 degrees: A pilot study on the use of virtual reality for radiation therapy patient education
K Johnson, B Liszewski, K Dawdy, Y Lai… – Journal of medical …, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Patient education for external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) is traditionally delivered in verbal and/or written form, which may not provide a full picture of the complex, technical aspects of treatment. The purpose of this pilot study was to create and evaluate a …

The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation in Patients with Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis
J Byra, K Czernicki – Journal of clinical medicine, 2020 – mdpi.com
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common health problem leading to pain, limitation in physical function, a decrease in the quality of life and disability. OA affects 60–70% of the population above 65 years of age all over the world, and is associated with a high cost of healthcare …

Virtual reality, the start of a new era for patient education in cardiology?
JQ Hooglugt, MD Oudkerk Pool… – European Heart …, 2020 – academic.oup.com
Background Anxiety, perceived in patients undergoing percutaneous cardiac intervention is a known problem, which is negatively correlated with quality of life, adherence to recommended clinical practice and medication, health promoting behavior, hospitalization …

Effects of Virtual Reality with Motor Imagery Techniques in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
M Kashif, A Ahmad, MAM Bandpei, SA Gillani… – Neurodegenerative …, 2020 – karger.com
Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurological disorders, of insidious onset, with major motor symptomatology including bradykinesia, rest tremor, rigidity, and postural disturbances. Virtual reality (VR) and motor imagery (MI) are among the …

Virtual Reality-Based Education for Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy
LJ Wang, B Casto, JY Luh, SJ Wang – Journal of Cancer Education, 2020 – Springer
We built a virtual reality (VR) application that runs on a commercially available standalone VR headset that allows patients to view a virtual simulation of themselves receiving radiotherapy. The purpose of this study was to determine if this experience can improve …

Cognitive Training Using Fully Immersive, Enriched Environment Virtual Reality for Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Dementia: Feasibility …
SJ Yun, MG Kang, D Yang, Y Choi, H Kim… – JMIR Serious …, 2020 – games.jmir.org
Background: Cognitive training using virtual reality (VR) may result in motivational and playful training for patients with mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia. Fully immersive VR sets patients free from external interference and thus encourages patients  …

Virtual Reality Cognitive Therapy in Inpatient Psychiatric Wards: Protocol for a Qualitative Investigation of Staff and Patient Views Across Multiple National …
P Brown, F Waite, S Lambe… – JMIR research …, 2020 – researchprotocols.org
Background: Patients in psychiatric wards typically have very limited access to individual psychological therapy. Inpatients often have significant time available, and an important transition back to everyday life to prepare for—but historically, there have been few trained …

Use of virtual reality for symptom management in solid-tumor patients with implications for primary brain tumor research: a systematic review
NM Leggiero, TS Armstrong, MR Gilbert… – Neuro-Oncology …, 2020 – academic.oup.com
Abstract Background Primary brain tumors (PBTs) remain incurable, with a typically poor prognosis and significant symptom burden for patients. Virtual reality (VR) can potentially alleviate some of the negative aspects of illness by allowing individuals to escape to …

Can robotic gait rehabilitation plus Virtual Reality affect cognitive and behavioural outcomes in patients with chronic stroke? A randomized controlled trial involving …
A Manuli, MG Maggio, D Latella, A Cannavò… – Journal of Stroke and …, 2020 – Elsevier
Background The rehabilitation of cognitive and behavioral abnormalities in individuals with stroke is essential for promoting patient’s recovery and autonomy. The aim of our study is to evaluate the effects of robotic neurorehabilitation using Lokomat with and without VR on …

Move-IT: a virtual reality game for upper limb stroke rehabilitation patients
M AlMousa, HS Al-Khalifa, H AlSobayel – International Conference on …, 2020 – Springer
Stroke rehabilitation plays an important role in recovering the lifestyle of stroke survivors. Although existing research proved the effectiveness and engagement of Non-immersive Virtual Reality (VR) based rehabilitation systems, however, limited research is available on …

Effects of Virtual Reality on Pain During Venous Port Access in Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Randomized Controlled Study
R Semerci, M Akgün Kostak, T Eren… – Journal of Pediatric …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
Purpose: Needle procedures are one of the most distressing practices for pediatric oncology patients. Virtual reality (VR) is a distraction method which offers an extremely realistic and interactive virtual environment and helps reduce needle-related pain and distress. The aim …

Pilot Study of a Virtual Reality Educational Intervention for Radiotherapy Patients Prior to Initiating Treatment
J Gao, S Liu, S Zhang, Y Wang, Z Liang, Q Feng… – Journal of Cancer …, 2020 – Springer
Virtual reality (VR) presents opportunities for innovative patient educational methods. This study used a combination of subjective questionnaires and objective physiological measures to investigate the impact of a VR radiotherapy (RT) educational system on …

Effects of Virtual Reality versus Exercise on Pain, Functional, Somatosensory and Psychosocial Outcomes in Patients with Non-specific Chronic Neck Pain: A …
DM Tejera, H Beltran-Alacreu… – International Journal of …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background: Virtual reality (VR) applied to patients with neck pain is a promising intervention to produce positive effects when used alone or combined with exercise. Therefore, the objective of this manuscript is to compare the effects of VR versus exercise …

Predictors of Changes in Alcohol Craving Levels during a Virtual Reality Cue Exposure Treatment among Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder
O Hernández-Serrano, A Ghi??… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background/Objective: Determining the predictive variables associated with levels of alcohol craving can ease the identification of patients who can benefit from treatments. This study aimed to describe changes (improvement or no change/deterioration) in alcohol craving …

Impact of Virtual Reality in Arterial Anatomy Detection and Surgical Planning in Patients with Unruptured Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms
S Zawy Alsofy, I Sakellaropoulou, M Nakamura… – Brain Sciences, 2020 – mdpi.com
Anterior-communicating artery (ACoA) aneurysms have diverse configurations and anatomical variations. The evaluation and operative treatment of these aneurysms necessitates a perfect surgical strategy based on review of three-dimensional (3D) …

Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with a virtual reality exercise on balance in a patient with multiple sclerosis: a case report
GC Costa, AI Kunitake, PR Fonseca Junior… – Adaptive …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
To investigate the effects of training with videogame (VG) combined with transcranial direct current (tDCS) stimulation on balance, fatigue, and quality of life in an individual with multiple sclerosis. A 51-year-old male patient reported a history of progressive loss of …

Virtual reality distraction for patients to relieve pain and discomfort during colonoscopy
G Veldhuijzen, NJM Klaassen… – Endoscopy …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background and study aims Colonoscopy is an invasive procedure that may cause patients pain and discomfort. Routine use of sedation, while effective, is expensive and requires logistical planning. Virtual reality (VR) offers immersive, three-dimensional experiences that …

Adaptive conjunctive cognitive training (ACCT) in virtual reality for chronic stroke patients: a randomized controlled pilot trial
M Maier, BR Ballester, NL Bañuelos, ED Oller… – … of neuroengineering and …, 2020 – Springer
Current evidence for the effectiveness of post-stroke cognitive rehabilitation is weak, possibly due to two reasons. First, patients typically express cognitive deficits in several domains. Therapies focusing on specific cognitive deficits might not address their …

What can virtual reality offer to stroke patients? A narrative review of the literature
J Szczepa?ska-Gieracha, B Cie?lik… – …, 2020 – content.iospress.com
BACKGROUND: Studies demonstrated the efficacy of virtual reality (VR) as a method supporting the post-stroke neuro-rehabilitation process by activating motor learning processes. Nevertheless, stroke is frequently accompanied by serious psychological …

Experience of an upper limb training program with a non-immersive virtual reality system in patients after stroke: a qualitative study
I Lehmann, G Baer, C Schuster-Amft – Physiotherapy, 2020 – Elsevier
Abstract Objectives The YouGrabber (YG) is a new virtual reality training system that focuses on unilateral and bimanual activities. This nested study was part of a larger multicenter randomized controlled trial and explored experiences of people with chronic stroke during a …

… effects of virtual reality training with upper limb sensory exercise stimulation on the AROM of upper limb joints, function, and concentration in chronic stroke patients
DH Kim, KH Kim, SM Lee – Physikalische Medizin …, 2020 – thieme-connect.com
Methods A total of 30 patients were randomly divided into SMVR group and CON group. SMVR group was performed 60 min three times a week for 8 weeks in upper limb sensory stimulation and robot virtual reality rehabilitation. CON group performed conservative treatment and peripheral …

The Impact of Rehabilitation-oriented Virtual Reality Device in Patients With Ischemic Stroke in the Early Subacute Recovery Phase: Study Protocol for a Phase III …
N Ahmed, VAQ Mauad… – Journal of central …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
Background and rationale: Stroke is considered the most common cause of adult disability. Intensive rehabilitation protocols outperform nonintensive counterparts. The subacute stroke phase represents a potential window to recovery. Virtual reality (VR) has been shown to …

Pain and anxiety during vasectomies while distracting patients with video glasses or virtual reality glasses
SJM Dings, KJ van Stralen, VMD Struben… – BJU …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Objective To demonstrate whether it is possible to reduce the amount of experienced pain and anxiety during a vasectomy by use of 2D video glasses or virtual reality (VR) glasses during the vasectomy. Patients and methods A non?randomized controlled trial was …

Undergraduate Nursing Student Experiences in Using Immersive Virtual Reality to Manage a Patient With a Foreign Object in the Right Lung
BS Botha, L de Wet, Y Botma – Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Within the ever-expanding world of virtual reality for education, numerous strides have been made towards providing students with quality teaching and learning opportunities. One such application area that has not been exhaustively investigated is …

Virtual reality distraction induces hypoalgesia in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
T Matheve, K Bogaerts, A Timmermans – Journal of neuroengineering and …, 2020 – Springer
Background Attentional distraction from pain has been shown to be largely ineffective for obtaining a hypoalgesic effect in patients with chronic pain when compared to a control condition. It has been hypothesized that this may be due to the non-engaging types of …

Designing and Creating a Virtual Reality Environment and a Wearable Glove with Control and Evaluation Capability to Rehabilitate Patients
M Eslami, A Mokhtarian, M Pirmoradian… – Journal of Health and …, 2020 – jhbmi.ir
Methods: The design and manufacturing processes were performed in two sections: software and hardware. In the software section, the connection to the hardware section and the available processors and sensors in this section was provided under Windows …

Segmentation of Temporal Bone Anatomy for Patient-Specific Virtual Reality Simulation
SAW Andersen, M Bergman, JP Keith… – Annals of Otology …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
Objectives: Virtual reality (VR) simulation for patient-specific pre-surgical planning and rehearsal requires accurate segmentation of key surgical landmark structures such as the facial nerve, ossicles, and cochlea. The aim of this study was to explore different approaches …

Virtual Reality to Stimulate Cognitive Behavior of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients
D De Luca, FM Ugliotti – … Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality …, 2020 – Springer
Seniority and Alzheimer’s and dementia’s diseases lead to progressive cognitive impairment. The exploitation of Virtual Reality is investigated to test innovative entertainment and therapeutic activities that can provide new stimuli and interests for patients. The game …

825: VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY FOR ANXIOLYSIS IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED PATIENTS
D Wacker, A Haley – Critical Care Medicine, 2020 – cdn.journals.lww.com
Methods: Each subject underwent at least one five-minute session of virtual reality therapy while on the ventilator during which time they were shown relaxing outdoor scenes. Primary outcomes were changes in anxiety level as measured by visual-analog scale before and …

Upper limb functional independence in subacute stroke patients: a study protocol investigating the impact of haptic enhanced virtual reality system
A Sahu, WM Naqvi – Journal of Critical Reviews, 2020 – jcreview.com
Background: Stroke is the primary reason for prolonged disability, which results in hemiparesis, thus, causing considerable difficulties in carrying out the activities of daily living (ADLs). The individuals with sub-acute stroke, who will undergo virtual reality (VR)-based …

Treatment Effect of Psychoeducation and Training Program Using Virtual Reality Technique in the Patients with Depressive Symptoms
MJ Kim, SW Choi, SY Moon, HI Park… – Journal of Korean …, 2020 – KoreaMed
OBJECTIVES: To compare the clinical effectiveness of the virtual reality (VR) programs in assessing psychosocial problems, improving symptoms, and reducing suicide risk in depressive patients with those of pharmacotherapy. METHODS Thirty-six patients were …

Effects of robot-assisted gait training combined with virtual reality on motor and cognitive functions in patients with multiple sclerosis: A pilot, single-blind, randomized …
D Munari, C Fonte, V Varalta… – Restorative …, 2020 – content.iospress.com
Background: Studies on robot-assisted gait training rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis have reported positive effects on mobility and quality of life. However, their effects on cognitive functions are difficult to determine because not all trials have included cognition …

Enhancing the Patient Experience for Individuals Undergoing Endoscopic Procedures Using Virtual Reality
A Palanica, MK Leier, A Lee, Y Fossat… – Journal of pediatric …, 2020 – journals.lww.com
The results of medical procedures can often be difficult to translate into comprehensible and engaging information for patients. This randomized controlled trial evaluated the satisfaction and perceived value of a technology, called HealthVoyager, which creates a personalized …

Virtual reality (VR) informative aids increase residents’ atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation procedures-related knowledge and patients’ satisfaction
SL Chang, MJ Kuo, YJ Lin, SA Chen… – Journal of the …, 2020 – journals.lww.com
Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrythmia and increasing numbers of patients receiving AF ablation nowadays. So, in cardiology division, residents need to familiar with the AF ablation procedure-related knowledge for primary care. This …

360-Degree Virtual Reality Consultation for the Structural Heart Disease Patient
JM Castellanos, A Yefimov, PN Dang – Structural Heart, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Background: Given the need to improve upon physician-patient communication, we employed a 360-degree Virtual Reality (360° VR) visualization platform for face-to-face consultations for TAVR and LAAO procedures. The platform creates patient-specific 360° VR  …

Training of patient handover in virtual reality
S Streuber, P Saalfeld, K Podulski, F Hüttl… – Current Directions in …, 2020 – degruyter.com
Patient handover is an important part for information transfer between medical professionals in a clinical setting. Yet, in current medical education, these conversations are only trained sparsely, since they are costly to perform as they take place in offsite courses and are led by …

S111. A real environment based virtual reality application to improve physical health of patients with schizophrenia
K Alptekin, F Kartelli, M Berger, EI Ho?gelen… – Schizophrenia …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background Physical illnesses such as hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases are much more common in patients with schizophrenia compared to general population. Besides the rate of schizophrenia patients benefiting from general health services have …

Early post-stroke rehabilitation for upper limb motor function using virtual reality and exoskeleton: equally efficient in older patients
T Gueye, M Dedkova, V Rogalewicz… – Neurologia i …, 2020 – journals.viamedica.pl
Materials and methods. Using a randomised controlled study design, participants within 30 days after stroke with arm paresis were, in addition to a daily rehabilitation programme, assigned to an intervention group (45 minutes Armeo IG n = 25; mean age 66.5 years) performing VRT, or …

The impact of training in virtual reality on balance in patients after total knee replacement is relatively slight
A Hadamus, D Bia?oszewski, E Urbaniak… – Gait & …, 2020 – researchgate.net
Exercises in virtual reality (VR) have recently become a popular form of rehabilitation in balance and coordination disorders. VR can be used in a variety of patients, including children and adults, and especially the elderly. Literature reports indicate high effectiveness …

Impact of Neurosurgical Consultation With 360-Degree Virtual Reality Technology on Patient Engagement and Satisfaction
R Louis, J Cagigas, M Brant-Zawadzki… – Neurosurgery …, 2020 – academic.oup.com
ABSTRACT BACKGROUND Virtual Reality (VR) is being applied as a clinical tool to engage and educate patients during their neurosurgery consultation for various skull base and pituitary tumor pathologies. OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of VR implementation on …

T218. A REAL ENVIRONMENT BASED VIRTUAL REALITY PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT MAY HELP PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA TO INCREASE SOCIAL …
EI Ho?gelen, F Kartelli, M Berger, S Erinç… – Schizophrenia …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background Emerging new technologies may lead to the discovery of new treatment techniques in psychiatric disorders. Virtual Reality (VR) is being one of the newly developed techniques that has also taken its place in literature very recently. VR is a new technology for …

Extending Patient Education with CLAIRE: An Interactive Virtual Reality and Voice User Interface Application
R May, K Denecke – European Conference on Technology Enhanced …, 2020 – Springer
Patient education aims at strengthening the competence and self-care capabilities of a patient. Through information brochures, movies, and websites or by asking questions, patients learn about diseases and treatment as a basis for their decision-making. However …

Virtual Reality Simulation to Identify Vision-Associated Disability in Patients With Glaucoma
SK Law – JAMA ophthalmology, 2020 – jamanetwork.com
In the report in this issue of JAMA Ophthalmology by Lam et al1 on the application of virtual reality (VR) simulation of daily activities to evaluate vision-associated disability in patients with moderate to severe glaucoma, authors asked a simple yet very important clinical …

TCT CONNECT-151 Impact of Virtual Reality on Consult Time and Experience for Structural Heart Disease Patients
JM Castellanos, A Yefimov, P Dang – Journal of the American College of …, 2020 – jacc.org
Background We applied virtual reality (VR) to face-to-face consults for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and left atrial appendage occlusion procedures to enhance patient experience and improve doctor-patient communication. Patient-specific VR models …

Implementation of self-reported questionnaires to assess feasibility and adoption of 3D printing (3DP) and 3D virtual reality (VR) patient models in three complex …
A Maslov, S Fletcher, C Stewart, J McGee, A Slayden… – 2020 – AAN Enterprises
Objective: Assess the application, utility, and adoption of patient-specific 3DP and VR modeling in three complex surgical spine cases. Background: Surgical decision making and outcome measurement remains inconsistent in complex spine disease requiring surgical …

The Use of Virtual Reality Simulations in Nursing Education, and Patient Safety
SB Bayram, N Caliskan – Contemporary Topics in Patient Safety …, 2020 – intechopen.com
Nursing education puts theory into practice. Patient safety is indispensable in nursing education. During clinical practice, nursing students make medication errors and have difficulty deciding on what interventions to perform in unusual situations and communicating …

P369 Patient specific virtual reality for education in congenital heart disease
EG Milano, E Pajaziti, S Schievano… – European Heart …, 2020 – academic.oup.com
Abstract Funding Acknowledgements La Fondation Dassault Systèmes, British Heart Foundation Background Virtual reality (VR) provides a unique possibility to interact with three-dimensional objects. Still in its infancy, the integration of VR with advanced …

EFFECTS OF FULL IMMERSION VIRTUAL REALITY TRAINING ON BALANCE AND KNEE FUNCTION IN TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT PATIENTS: A …
S Yoon, H Son – Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 2020 – World Scientific
Background: Recently, new methods have emerged that encourage voluntary participation by allowing patients to perform tasks, including exercises or treatments, in a virtual reality (VR) environment. Aim: This study aimed to examine the effects of full immersion virtual  …

P1417 Acceptability of a virtual reality system for examination of congenital heart disease patients
G Wheeler, S Deng, K Pushparajah… – European Heart …, 2020 – academic.oup.com
Abstract Funding Acknowledgements Work supported by the NIHR i4i funded 3D Heart project [II-LA-0716-20001] Background/Introduction Virtual Reality (VR) has recently gained great interest for examining 3D images from congenital heart disease (CHD) patients …

Potential Benefits and Limitations of Using Virtual Reality-Based Patient Simulation Systems in Education
T Baniasadi, L Shahmoradi, A Salimi-lahiji… – Iranian Journal of …, 2020 – ijme.mui.ac.ir
Methods: In this qualitative study with a content analysis approach based on purposeful sampling, 100 interns, and final-year residents from Tehran University of Medical Sciences participated in the academic year 2018. Sampling was continued until data saturation was …

Investigating Trainees’ Nonverbal Behaviors in Virtual Patients Communication in Virtual Reality
H Yao, M Alappattu, M Robinson… – … on Virtual Reality and 3D …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
In this paper, we want to explore which verbal and non-verbal communication behaviors health professions trainees will employ during the training of interpersonal skills through the interaction experience with virtual patients. We investigated participants’ eye gaze position …

Centre of pressure displacements produced in sitting during virtual reality training in younger and older adults and patients who have had a stroke
L Sheehy, A Taillon-Hobson, H Finestone… – Disability and …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Purpose: Poor sitting balance is common after stroke and makes leaning and reaching while sitting difficult and dangerous. Virtual reality training (VRT) uses computer hardware and software to track a person’s movements and allow him or her to interact with a virtual  …

Using machine?learning approach to distinguish patients with methamphetamine dependence from healthy subjects in a virtual reality environment
X Ding, Y Li, D Li, L Li, X Liu – Brain and Behavior, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Background The aim of this study was to evaluate whether machine learning (ML) can be used to distinguish patients with methamphetamine dependence from healthy controls by using their surface electroencephalography (EEG) and galvanic skin response (GSR) in a …

Cognitive training in virtual reality vs. cogpack in patients with schizophrenia: Study proposal
A Moccia, R Ortano, C Fusco, M Di Nunzio – Minerva Psichiatr, 2020 – minervamedica.it
BACKGROUND: The treatment of cognitive deficits has become a relevant target in the therapy of schizophrenia and constitutes the primary object of the rehabilitation intervention. The constant progress of neuroscience and technology has led to an implementation of …

Look at the cognitive deficits in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1: an exploratory research on the effects of virtual reality
G Maresca, S Portaro, A Naro… – International Journal …, 2020 – ingentaconnect.com
Myotonic dystrophy type 1 is a neuromuscular disease, characterized by a progressive loss of strength, muscle stiffness, and difficulty in relaxation. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 patients can present several neuropsychological deficits, as well as anxiety and mood disorders. Aim …

CorFix: Virtual Reality Cardiac Surgical Planning System for Designing Patient Specific Vascular Grafts
B Kim, PD Nguyen, P Nar, X Liu, YH Loke… – … on Virtual Reality …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
Patients with single ventricle heart defect undergo Fontan surgery to reroute the blood flow from the lower body to the lung by connecting the inferior vena cava to the pulmonary artery using a vascular graft. Since each patient has an unique anatomical structure and blood flow …

Development of Virtual Reality Game for the Rehabilitation of Upper Limb Control in the Elderly Patients with Stroke
NA Ahmad, A Zainal, MF Abd Rauf, T Shahrom… – …, 2020 – researchgate.net
Developments in gaming and entertainment technology seem to flourish with the increasing of thousand applications and software in the market. At the same time, world scenario shows drastically increasing number of older people in majority countries around the world …

124 Virtual Reality for Reducing Pain and Perioperative Anxiety in Pediatric Burn Patients
HJ Schwartz, S Fagan, B Craft-Coffman… – Journal of Burn Care …, 2020 – academic.oup.com
Introduction One of the most traumatizing and frightening experiences a child can experience is to sustain a burn injury. As a result, the child may experience excruciating pain and anxiety. The objective of this quality improvement project is use virtual reality as a …

Effect of the Virtual Reality Cognitive Rehabilitation Program on Cognition Ability and Activities of Daily Living in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment
HJ Kang, SR Kim, JH Kim, DH Song… – Journal of the …, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
PURPOSE: This study investigated the effect of a head-mounted display (HMD) based virtual reality (VR) cognitive rehabilitation program on the cognitive ability and activities of daily living in patients with mild cognitive impairment. METHODS: This study enrolled 5 mild …

Virtual Reality-based Interventions for Patients with Paranoia
E Monaghesh, T Samad-Soltani, S Farhang – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Paranoia is an important psychiatric symptom with an important effect on daily life. Virtual reality (VR) based treatments are suggested as an effectual treatment for patients with paranoia, facilitating learning. To our knowledge, there is a lack of systematic reviews to …

The use of virtual reality (VR) technology to improve radiotherapy information for patients with breast cancer
M Srikaran, SA Pillai, K Muir, D Parr… – Radiography, 2020 – radiographyonline.com
Results: Demonstration 360 video, VR and questionnaires were provided to both staff and patients and feedback was gathered to optimise the video content. Patient feedback highlighted that 14/14 patients would be happy to receive treatment information in either 360 …

Modeling the Self-navigation Behavior of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease in Virtual Reality
J Jiang, G Zhai, Z Jiang – International Conference on VR/AR and 3D …, 2020 – Springer
Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease characterized by the progressive deterioration of memory and cognitive functions. Until 2015, approximately 29.8 million people worldwide suffered from this disease, most of whom were elderly people over …

Combined methods of rehabilitation of patients after stroke: virtual reality and traditional approach
M Sramka, J Lacko, E Ruzicky, J Masan – Neuroendocrinology Letters, 2020 – nel.edu
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the research was to verify the possibilities of using virtual reality in combination with classical approaches to the rehabilitation of patients after stroke. MATERIAL AND METHODS: As part of rehabilitation, we examined the possibilities of …

Effects of virtual reality-based neck-specific sensorimotor training in patients with chronic neck pain, compared with general sensorimotor training and a standard …
M Nusser, S Knapp, M Kramer… – Journal of Rehabilitation …, 2020 – europepmc.org
Either your web browser doesn’t support Javascript or it is currently turned off. In the latter case, please turn on Javascript support in your web browser and reload this page … Effects of virtual reality-based neck-specific sensorimotor training in patients with chronic neck pain …

Role of Virtual Reality in Balance Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Comparative Pre–Post Study
S Saha – Asian spine journal, 2020 – asianspinejournal.org
Copyright ? 2020 by Korean Society of Spine Surgery This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits unrestricted non-commercial …

The Island of Pain: a Virtual Reality Experience for Patients with Chronic Pain
A Bogdanovych, A Chuan – SIGGRAPH Asia 2020 XR, 2020 – dl.acm.org
Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic pain. Chronic pain can be managed with drugs or psychological techniques. However, drugs have side effects and psychological treatment is expensive. In our Virtual Reality experience patients learn how to manage their …

Convergence Effect of Virtual Reality Program on Activities of Daily Living Ability in Stroke Patients: Meta-Analysis
KB Choi, SH Cho – Journal of the Korea Convergence Society, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
This study was designed to test the convergence effectiveness of virtual reality programs for patients with stroke by using meta-analysis. Based on the PICOS criteria, we searched domestic literature and selected the final 9 studies in relation to’stroke’and’virtual reality  …

The Effect of Virtual Reality Programs on Upper Extremity Function in Stroke Patients: A Meta-Analysis
SH Cho, KB Choi – Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial …, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
This study examined the effect size of virtual reality programs on the upper extremity function of stroke patients through a meta-analysis. Databases, such as the Research Information Sharing Service, the Korean Studies Information Service System, the National Library of …

The Effects of Virtual Reality Games in Posture Correction Exercise on the Posture and Balance of Patients with Forward Head Posture
HH Son – Journal of the Korean Society of Physical Medicine, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
PURPOSE: This study examined the effects of posture improvement exercise using virtual reality programs on the posture and balance of patients with forward head postures. METHODS: Thirty men and women in their 20 s, who had a forward head posture, were …

Novel patient-specific 3D-virtual reality visualisation software (SpectoVR) for the planning of spine surgery: a case series of eight patients
DM Croci, R Guzman, C Netzer, L Mariani… – BMJ …, 2020 – researchgate.net
? Additional material is published online only. To view please visit the journal online (http:// dx. doi. org/ 10. 1136/ bmjinnov- 2019- 000398). 1Neurosurgery, Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland 2Neurosurgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland …

Virtual Reality Community Gait Training Using a 360° Image Improves Gait Ability in Chronic Stroke Patients
MJ Kim – The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
Purpose: Gait and cognitive impairment in stroke patients exacerbate fall risk and mobility difficulties during multi-task walking. Virtual reality can provide interesting and challenging training in a community setting. This study evaluated the effect of community-based virtual  …

Application of Serious Games based on Virtual Reality for Rehabilitation of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease through a Wrist Orthosis
LC de Oliveira, EA Lamounier… – … Augmented Reality  …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
A chronic disease that deserves attention from health professionals and public policies is Parkinson’s disease (PD), as it can affect the quality of life of people and their families. This work presents an application of serious games and Virtual Reality (VR) for the treatment of …

A Virtual Reality based intervention for surgical patients: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
R Georgescu, A Dobrean, CA Silaghi, H Silaghi – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Pain after surgery is normal, and treatments, including both pharmacological and psychological components, are fundamental for proper postoperative care. While several trials have investigated the analgesic effect of traditional non-pharmacological …

The impact of mobile virtual reality–enhanced relaxation training on anxiety levels in patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation
J Macio?ek, W W?sek, B Kami?ski, K Piotrowicz… – Kardiologia polska, 2020 – mp.pl
Methods The study included 65 patients (44 men [68%] and 21 women [32%]) at the mean (SD) age of 59.8 (11.8) years. A total of 20 pa?tients (30.8%) were active smokers or abstainers since cardiac event, in NYHA class I or II, under?going the second stage of …

Alternative Psychological Treatment for Patients with a Diagnosis of Entomophobia with Virtual Reality Environments
MP Navas-Moya, PT Mayorga-Soria… – … Conference on Systems …, 2020 – Springer
Virtual reality is a term that emphasizes the establishment of virtual spaces that simulate the context. Thus, the use of this technology is an alternative for the treatment of phobias caused by irrational and unexplained fears, through the practice of some traumatic experience …

Patients’ acceptance regarding the implementation of virtual reality in cancer treatment: A systematic review
ET Matejek – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
Background. This review aimed at providing an overview of cancer patients’ perceptions of the implementation of virtual reality (VR) technologies during their treatment. VR was used in interventions to improve patients’ treatment conditions. Thereby patients’ verbal reactions …

CRT-500.06 Computational Prediction of Drug-Eluting Stent Performance in Patient-Specific Arteries: A Virtual Reality
AR Tzafriri, FR Nezami, ER Edelman – Cardiovascular Interventions, 2020 – jacc.org
Background Computational modeling is revolutionizing device design and evaluation. While great progress has been made in virtual stent angioplasty and computational hemodynamics, drug-delivery modeling in patient-specific geometries remains a challenge …

Virtual Reality For Spastic Hand In Stroke Patient. Systematic Review
J Castellanos-Ruiz, MY Pinzón-Bernal… – Revista Ecuatoriana …, 2020 – scielo.senescyt.gob.ec
Resumo CASTELLANOS-RUIZ, Julialba; PINZON-BERNAL, Mónica Yamile e GIRALDO-SAMBONI, Etni Johana. Virtual Reality For Spastic Hand In Stroke Patient. Systematic Review. Rev Ecuat Neurol [online]. 2020, vol. 29, n. 2, pp. 67-77. ISSN 2631-2581 …

Preliminary Results of Hand Rehabilitation for Post Stroke Patient using Leap Motion-based Virtual Reality
NF Rakib, NH Mahmood, N Ramli… – 2020 IEEE Student …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
This paper introduced a rehabilitation system for the upper limb function of the post stroke patients who involved virtual reality games. Post-stroke patient is needed to perform rehabilitation to improve their hand and finger motion, which were affected from the stroke …

Effects of Virtual Reality Therapy on Neuro-Cognitive and Behavioral Skills in Alcohol-Dependent Patients: A Quantitative Electroencephalography Imaging …
CH Ryu – Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, 2020 – ingentaconnect.com
An immersive virtual reality based cognitive-behavioral therapy (VR-CBT) has been clinically used to improve the neuro-cognitive and behavioral skills in alcohol-dependent patients with destructive impulse-control disorders, but the therapeutic effects are unknown …

… of the Somatosensory Interaction Technology Combined with Virtual Reality Technology on Upper Limbs Function in Cerebrovascular Disease Patients
W Mai, L Fang, Z Chen, X Wang, W Li, W He – Journal of Biomedical …, 2020 – scirp.org
Objective: To explore the effects of the somatosensory interaction technology combined with virtual reality technology on upper limbs function and activities of daily living (ADL) in cerebrovascular disease patients. Methods: Form January, 2019 to December, 2019, 80 …

Design and Review of Virtual Reality (VR) System for Treating Patients with Height and Darkness Phobia
A Jafari, AA Safae – Journal of Payavard Salamat, 2020 – payavard.tums.ac.ir
Materials and Methods: The present paper is the result of a study conducted by searching valid scientific sources including Springer, PubMed and Science Direct (Elsevier), and observing and examining similar virtual reality systems. According to the performed studies …

T94. VIRTUAL REALITY STRESS REDUCTION FOR PATIENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS: CROSS-OVER RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
W Veling, B Lestestuiver, M Jongma… – Schizophrenia …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background Psychosocial stress is associated with onset and relapse of psychosis, and stress-reactivity is high in patients with psychotic disorder. Stress management is an important part of treatment, but stress-reducing interventions are challenging for people with …

Effect of Virtual Reality on Cognitive Impairment and Clinical Symptoms Among Patients with Schizophrenia in the Remission Stage: A Randomized Controlled …
S Li, B Sun, N Wei, Z Shen, K Jin, H Zhao, Y Chen… – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: This is an intervention study which explores the effect of using virtual reality supermarket training system (VRSTS) to improve cognitive function de ciency and clinical symptoms in Han Chinese patients with schizophrenia in the remission stage. Methods: 68 …

Virtual Reality Hypnosis for Anxiety and Pain Management in Intensive Care Units. A Prospective Randomized Trial Among Cardiac Surgery Patients.
FM Rousseaux, N Dardenne, PB Massion, D Ledoux… – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Although non-pharmacological tools are nowadays commonly used in medical settings, virtual reality and hypnosis are little studied in complex contexts such as intensive care, where patients need signi cant physical and psychological assistance. The aim of the …

Serious Virtual Reality Game for Isometric Eye Training of Strabismic Patients
JH Kim, SH Oh – 2020 International Conference on Information …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Along with the development of IT technology, the healthcare industry is growing by converging with IT technology, and studies on various fusion medical clinical trials using virtual reality technology, which have been particularly noticeable after the 4th industrial …

Augmented Efficacy of Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation on the Virtual Reality-based Cycling Training for Upper Limb Function in Patients With Stroke
YH Chen, CL Chen, YZ Huang, HC Chen, CY Chen… – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Virtual reality and arm cycling have been reported as effective treatment to improve upper limb motor recovery in patients with stroke. Intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) can increase ipsilesional cortical excitability, and has been increasingly used in …

The effect of virtual reality on motor anticipation and hand function in patients with subacute stroke: A randomised trial on movement-related potential.
L Chen, Y Chen, WLA Lo – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Impaired cognitive ability to anticipate the required control may affect functional recovery. The cortical excitability of task related motor anticipation for upper limb movement induced by virtual reality (VR) training is unknown. Aims: To investigate the changes of …

Comparing the Effectiveness of Drug Therapy and Virtual Reality on Pain Anxiety and Pain Severity of Burn Patients in Imam Musa Kazem Center in Isfahan
M Kiani, G Manshaee, A Ghamarani, J Rasti – Iranian Journal of Psychiatric …, 2020 – ijpn.ir
Introduction: Burns are one of the most destructive injuries and one of the most common psychological problems in patients affected by burns is pain anxiety. The most common treatment for burn problems is medication and drug therapy, but recently emerging therapies …

The effectiveness of virtual reality distraction interventions on pain and anxiety reduction in patients wit burn injuries: A systematic literature review
MAN Miebert – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
Virtual reality (VR) has been increasingly used as a distraction intervention during painful medical procedures. However, there is a gap of recent systematic reviews in the scientific literature about the effectiveness of VR distraction on pain and anxiety reduction in burn …

Movement analysis of pick-and-place virtual reality exergaming in patients with Parkinson’s disease
I Cikajlo, M Poga?nik – Technology and Health Care, 2020 – content.iospress.com
BACKGROUND: Reduced coordination of precise small movements of the hand, wrist and fingers in Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been mostly solved by medications and deep brain stimulation. The effects have been evaluated by clinical tests only. OBJECTIVE: Virtual  …

Virtual Reality Training System for Rehabilitation of Patients with Stroke Based on Compensatory Movement Detection
PJ Lin, YH Huang, S Hung – 2020 IEEE 2nd Eurasia …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
The application of virtual reality (VR) technology to medical care has become a key focus in recent years. We collaborated with a physiotherapy clinic to develop a crossdisciplinary technological system for assisting in homecare and health services for the elderly. The …

Using Virtual Reality Scenarios Along With Physiological Measures as Intervention Procedure in Patients With Dementia
J Mata-Ferron, M Roldán-Tapia, F Nieto-Escamez – 2020 – methods.sagepub.com
This case study provides an example of using virtual reality in research, specifically the use of virtual reality to reduce anxiety levels in patients with dementia. A number of tips beyond the mere experimental design are given, which traditional scientific articles typically leave …

Virtual reality–enhanced cognitive–behavioral therapy for obese patients with bulimia nervosa: a pilot study with one-year follow-up.
G Varallo, C Malighetti, G Cesa, GM Manzoni… – 2020 – psyarxiv.com
The present study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a Virtual Reality intervention in comparison with an integrated multimodal medically managed inpatient program (IP), in 24 female obese patients with Bulimia Nervosa. In order to compare the effectiveness of both …

The Effects of Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Stroke Patients
M Schoettle – 2020 – scholarworks.arcadia.edu
Stroke patients face many challenges on their road to recovery. Patients may lose motor function, speech abilities, and other important cognitive functions. They go through various forms of therapy to help rehabilitate them and improve their cognition, including physical …

Virtual Reality for the Critically Ill Patients and Their Providers
YT Jawed, D Golovyan, DA Lopez, S Imran… – D54. CRITICAL …, 2020 – atsjournals.org
Rationale: Intensive care unit (ICU) delirium affects 45% to 87% of patients, increases risk of long-term cognitive decline and leads to total annual healthcare costs of greater than $150 billion nationally. Virtual reality (VR) stimulation can reduce psycho-physiological stress …

… of Virtual Reality Training with Upper Limb Functional Electrical Stimulation to Improve on Muscle Strength, AROM, and Function of Upper Limb Joints in Patient with …
D Kim, K Kim – Journal of The Korean Society of Integrative …, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
Purpose: The purpose of the present study is to examine the effects of VR training with FES on improving the muscle strength, AROM, and function of the upper limb joints in patients with chronic stroke. Methods: The present study makes use of a pre-post control group …

Virtual Reality based Therapy Modules for Rehabilitation of Upper-limb Movements of Stroke Patients: A Trial Study
A Chauhan, N Kumar, S Saxena – 2020 – nopr.niscair.res.in
Traditional physical therapeutic sessions for stroke inflicted patients include-mobilisation, strengthening and stretching exercises of the affected limb. These methods proved to be advantageous in regaining lost strength, but seemed to be boring and less engaging. Virtual  …

Effects of task-specific virtual reality training using a Leap Motion Controller on hemiparetic upper extremity in patients with stroke
KNK Fong, YM Tang, SIE Karen, KH Andy, CW Cherry… – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Task-speci c training has been proven to be effective in promoting recovery of the hemiparetic upper extremities after a stroke. This study was to develop a new and innovative taskspeci c VR (TS-VR) program using a Leap Motion Controller VR device and …

Extinguishing the Use: implementing Virtual Reality in substance use disorder treatments for patients with a mild intellectual disability or Borderline Intellectual …
MC Georges – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
This project involves implementing a virtual reality (VR) system into typical Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment sessions for patients with an intellectual disability (MID-BIF). Individuals diagnosed with MID-BIF form an at-risk group for a SUD. Their substance use …

Virtual Reality Modeling of Patient Arterial Anatomy
NA Karlovich, AJ Deakyne, PA Iaizzo – 2020 – conservancy.umn.edu
Virtual Reality (VR) is seeing wide use in many facets of industry and education. The medical field in particular has made advancements in visualization technology thanks to VR. In conjunction with 3-D modeling, VR has allowed for anatomical structures to be rendered …

Longitudinal assessment of changes in psychosocial functioning of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using virtual reality before, during and after treatment …
E Misterska, M G?owacki – Journal of Medical Science, 2020 – search.ebscohost.com
This project aims to longitudinally assess changes in the psychosocial functioning of females with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis before and after completion of surgical treatment and implementation of cognitive-behavioural therapy. The planned study is a …

NEUROREHABILITATION SYSTEM USING VIRTUAL REALITY AND MYO ARMBAND FOR PATIENTS AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL TRAINING
IC Stanica, F Moldoveanu, I DASCALU… – REVUE ROUMAINE …, 2020 – revue.elth.pub.ro
Neurorehabilitation requires improvements both nationally and internationally in terms of costs, accessibility and quality, so that sufferers of neurological disorders have access to better therapies in order to improve their quality of life. Classical rehabilitation techniques …

Is Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy the Future Treatment for Anxious Dental Patients?
KR Gujjar, A de Jongh – CDA JOURNAL – pure.uva.nl
Kumar Raghav Gujjar, BDS, MDS, and Ad de Jongh, PhD abstract Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is a promising modality for the treatment of anxiety disorders. The aim of this paper is to acquaint the reader with the application of VRET within the general dental …

Effect of Virtual Reality Cognitive Training on Unilateral Spatial Neglect in Patients with Stroke
JH Moon, MJ Jeon – ??????????, 2020 – dbpia.co.kr
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Verification of virtual reality to evaluate deficiencies in cognitive function among patients with schizophrenia in the remission stage: a cross-sectional study
M Huang, S Li, B Sun, H Lyu, W Xu, J Jiao, F Pan, J Hu… – 2020 – researchsquare.com
Background: Schizophrenia is associated with widespread cognitive impairments. The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery (MCCB) is most frequently used to assess cognitive function. However, the MCCB test can be time consuming for the clinician. Virtual reality  …

Visual Training in Virtual Reality in Adult Patients with Anisometric Amblyopia.
J Hali?ka, E Sahatqija, M Kras?anský… – Ceska a Slovenska …, 2020 – europepmc.org
PURPOSE: Amblyopia is one of the most common childhood disease. The average prevalence of amblyopia in children is estimated at 2-5%. It arises during the child development until the age of six, if not treated then, it persist throught adulthood. The aim of …

The Use of Virtual Reality Training on an Acute Cerebellar Stroke Patient
E Dunne – 2020 – search.proquest.com
Background. Virtual reality training, a mechanism that provides multisensory feedback, is used by physical therapists as a treatment protocol to improve balance and gait speed in the cortical stroke population (Corbetta, Imeri, & Gatti, 2015). However, virtual reality training is …

Virtual reality technology for pain and anxiety management among patients with cancer: a systematic review
M Ahmad, EB Mohammad, HA Anshasi – Pain Management Nursing, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Pain and anxiety have negative effects on the treatment of patients with cancer. Virtual reality technology is a form of distraction which is still unclear in its methodological quality in reducing pain and anxiety. Aims To summarize and evaluate the methodological …

Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Based Cognitive Rehabilitation on Cognitive Function, Motivation and Depression in Stroke Patients
CH Lee, YS Kim, JH Jung – Medico Legal Update, 2020 – ijop.net
Background/Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of virtual reality cognitive training on cognitive function, rehabilitation motivation, and depression in patients with sub-acute stroke. Method/Statistical Analysis: Total 22 patients with sub-acute stroke …

Visual Utilization after a Single Session of Virtual Reality-Based Training in Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability
S Chung – 2020 – search.proquest.com
Patients with chronic ankle instability (CAI) have increased visual reliance after repetitive ankle injuries. Using Virtual Reality (VR) might induce the central nervous systems (CNS) to rely on somatosensory or vestibular feedback by providing unreliable visual cues. The aim …

Satisfaction and Effect Research on Virtual Reality-Based Vestibular Exercise for the Elderly Patients with Chronic Unilateral Vestibulopathy
KD Choi, SY Choi – Research in Vestibular Science, 2020 – e-rvs.org
Objectives: To survey the satisfaction of customized vestibular exercise using virtual reality system with mobile head-mounted display (HMD) in the elderly patients with chronic unilateral vestibulopathy, we analyzed questionnaires before and after exercise. Method …

Virtual Reality and Chess. A Video Game for cognitive training in patients with ADHD
MD Fontecilla – 2020 – ceur-ws.org
Objective: The treatment of ADHD is multimodal: Pharmacological, psychoeducational and psychotherapy, mainly cognitive-behavior therapy. Unfortunately, cognitive therapy is expensive and unattractive for some patients diagnosed with ADHD, which might lead to …

Corrigendum to The Impact of Rehabilitation-oriented Virtual Reality Device in Patients With Ischemic Stroke in the Early Subacute Recovery Phase: Study Protocol for …
N Ahmed, VAQ Mauad… – Journal of Central …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits non-commercial use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original …

Virtual Reality Goggles in the Intensive Care Unit Can Decrease Patient Reported Pain and Anxiety: The FEVR-ICU Study
D Schecter, E Zheng, S Jeong, MS Aboodi… – B48. CRITICAL CARE …, 2020 – atsjournals.org
RATIONALE: Pain and anxiety is common among patients in the ICU. We tested virtual reality (VR) googles as a non-pharmacologic intervention to reduce ICU patient-reported pain and anxiety. METHODS: FEVR-ICU is an IRB approved single arm before and after …

Using Virtual Reality to Study Real Patient Anatomy
M Holm, A Deakyne, E Gaasedelen… – The FASEB …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Utilizing virtual reality (VR) is an excellent way to learn anatomy. The user can visualize different anatomical structures from all angles (360 degrees) allowing for understanding the relative 3D distances between various structures, and overall interacts with the anatomies …

IoT Based Virtual Reality Game for Physio-therapeutic Patients
KM Sagayam, H Dang, MHA Wahab… – Annals of Emerging …, 2020 – aetic.theiaer.org
Biofeedback therapy trains the patient to control voluntarily the involuntary process of their body. This non-invasive and non-drug treatment is also used as a means to rehabilitate the physical impairments that may follow a stroke, a traumatic brain injury or even in …

Virtual Reality Intervention Targeting Pain and Anxiety Among Pediatric Cancer Patients Undergoing Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation: A Randomized Controlled …
CL Wong, CK Li, CWH Chan, KC Choi, J Chen… – Cancer …, 2020 – europepmc.org
BACKGROUND: Peripheral intravenous cannulation (PIC) is commonly performed in cancer treatment and causes pain and anxiety to children with cancer. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine whether virtual reality distraction intervention can alleviate pain and …

Virtual reality based cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with generalized social anxiety disorder
CNW Geraets, W Veling, M Witlox, ABP Staring… – rug.nl
Background: Patients with a generalized social anxiety disorder (SAD) avoid various social situations and can be reluctant to engage in in vivo exposure therapy. Highly personalized practicing can be required before patients are ready to perform in vivo exposure. Virtual  …

The Efficacy of Virtual Reality in Pain Management in Pediatric Burn Patients.
Z Riecker – 2020 – scholarworks.arcadia.edu
Introduction: Burn injuries are tissue damage that range in severity, and may affect as superficial as epidermis or as deep as the muscle and/or bone depending on the severity. One of the most common populations inflicted with burn injuries are children under the age …

Effects Of Virtual Reality Associated With Serious Games For Upper Limb Rehabilitation In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
PS Baeza, A Cuesta-Gómez, ED Oña-Simbaña… – 2020 – europepmc.org
Background: Dexterity and activities of daily living limitations on the upper limb (UL) represent one of the most common problems in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the specially developed Serious …

Comparison of Virtual Reality (PalmScan VF2000) Visual Fields Analyzer with Humphrey Visual Field in Glaucoma Patients
L Wan, W Yan, Y Sun, R Chang – … Ophthalmology & Visual …, 2020 – iovs.arvojournals.org
Purpose: This study examines the correlation of a commercially available, smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) automated perimetry test called the PalmScan VF2000 visual fields analyzer (Micro Medical Devices, Calabasas) in glaucoma patients undergoing traditional …

The Effect of X Box 360 Kinect-Virtual Reality Intervention on Balance and Gait Training In Stroke Patient”: An Interventional Study
NG Shobhana, S Rakholiya – EXECUTIVE EDITOR, 2020 – researchgate.net
Abstract Background: Kinect-based Virtual Reality training that includes auditory and visual stimulation, feedback information, repetitions of the same motion that performing rehabilitation exercises. Aim: To Evaluate the effect of XBOX 360 Kinect-Virtual Reality  …

Immediate and Short-Term Effect of Virtual Reality Training on Pain, Range of Motion, and Kinesiophobia in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis
M Mukherjee, N Bedekar, PK Sancheti… – Indian Journal of Physical …, 2020 – ijptr.org
Context: Neck problems are the second most reported musculoskeletal condition. Neck injuries and pain are the common and frequent causes of absenteeism and disability. These conditions have a negative impact on individuals’ activities of daily living. Aim: The aim of …

Association between Stretching Exercise with Virtual Reality Game and Over Head Pulley of Frozen Shoulder Patients.
D Gunawan, RH Kusharyaningsih… – Indian Journal of …, 2020 – search.ebscohost.com
Abstract Background and Objective: Frozen Shoulder (FS) or adhesive capsulitis is the most common musculoskeletal condition that causes pain and extensive restriction of joint motion. Virtual Reality (VR) provides a new option that is expected to help the rehabilitation …

Virtual reality on motor anticipation and hand function in patients with subacute stroke: A study on movement-related potential.
WLA Lo, L Chen, Y Chen – 2020 – europepmc.org
Background: Impaired cognitive ability to anticipate the required control may affect functional recovery. The cortical excitability of task related motor anticipation for upper limb movement induced by virtual reality (VR) training is unknown. Aims: To investigate the changes of …

Immersive Virtual Reality Training Improved Upper Extremity Function in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries: A Case Series
A Zhang – 2020 – digitalcommons.unmc.edu
Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging treatment tool to engage people in environments that appear and feel similar to real-world objects and events. 1 There are various levels of evidence that VR can potentially promote functional activity and neuroplasticity in patients  …

Ideation, validity, and practicality of using virtual reality to conduct the Wolf Motor Function Test for upper limb stroke patients.
AM Nuckols – 2020 – baylor-ir.tdl.org
In this study, 11 subjects between the ages of 19 and 35 years old performed tasks selected from the official Wolf Motor Function Test (WMFT)–Hand to Table, Hand to Box, and Lift Can. Subjects performed the tasks in randomized orders under the following conditions: with the …

The Effect of Virtual Reality Based Rehabilitation on Kinesioophobia, Pain and Satisfaction in Patients with Knee and Hip Surgery
G KARTAL – Journal of Health and Medical Research, 2020 – iomcworld.org
Purpose: Virtual reality-based rehabilitation practices are considered as a complementary treatment approach. Virtual reality has been used as a complementary to the standard conventional program for the treatment of orthopedic disorders such as total knee and hip …

Virtual Reality Guided Meditation for Patients with Chronic Pain and Stress: A Pilot Study
K Liu, E Madrigal, J Chung, M Parekh, C Kalahar… – paloaltou.edu
• Meditation has therapeutic benefits for depression, anxiety, pain, and stress (Marchand, 2012)• Difficulty learning how to meditate is commonly cited as a barrier to meditation practice (Lomas, Edginton, Cartwright, & Ridge, 2014)• Mindfulness experts largely agree on …

The Effects of Virtual Reality Training and Traditional Balance Training on Balance in Patients with Functional Ankle Instability
SH Kim, SH Park, DJ Kim, YJ Gwak, YJ Shin… – PNF and …, 2020 – koreascience.or.kr
Purpose: Functional ankle instability (FAI) causes tension in the joints, ligaments, and tendons, and the impact on visual and vestibular organs leads to imbalance. This study compared the effects of a traditional balance training program to virtual reality training to …

Eye tracking and virtual reality in the rehabilitation of mobil-ity of hemianopia patients: a user experience study
B Gestefeld, J Koopman, A Vrijling… – Vision Rehabilitation …, 2020 – core.ac.uk
Purpose: To test the usability of eye tracking and virtual reality during vision rehabilitation training of hemianopia patients. Methods: Individuals with hemianopia (n= 13) and normal-sighted controls (n= 4) performed various exercises that are commonly used in vision …

A virtual reality martial arts-based intervention reduces pain, drug craving, and stress in patients with opioid use disorder
MM Faraj BS, NM Lipanski, BA Goldberg, E DD… – 2020 – digitalcommons.wayne.edu
Background: Some individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) report high levels of pain, anxiety, stress and drug craving that may occasion relapse, reduce adherence to treatment, and reduce quality of life. This pilot study evaluated whether a novel martial arts-based …

Virtual Reality Applied to Rehabilitation for Stroke and Neurodegenerative Disease Patients
K Stephens – AXIS Imaging News, 2020 – search.proquest.com
Virtual reality (VR)-based rehabilitation programs are becoming an important complement to conventional motor therapy for stroke patients and individuals with neurodegenerative diseases. Immersion in virtual environments stimulates several sensory systems, especially …

The Effects of Virtual Reality-based Wii Fit Yoga on Pain, Functionality and Trigger Points in Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: A Randomized …
GDWF Yoga’n?n, F A?r? – jag.journalagent.com
Objectives: This study aims to investigate whether or not there was a difference in the efficacy of conventional exercise (CE) treatment and virtual reality (VR)-based Wii Fit yoga applications on the parameters of pain, functionality and myofascial trigger points (MTrP) in …

Effects of Virtual Reality Therapy on the Balance and Health-Related Quality of Life of Patients With Stroke: A Systematic Review
HA Shaikh, F Hussain, D Kumar – Journal of Modern Rehabilitation, 2020 – jmr.tums.ac.ir
Introduction: Stroke is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Despite the glowing advancement of Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT), clear evidence about its effectiveness in stroke is still scarce. Hence it is essential to review the current information to provide up-to …

Enhancing analgesic neuromodulation through 3 personalized immersive virtual reality in patients with 4 chronic leg pain 5
M Solcà, V Krishna, N Young, O Blanke – Pavo OREPIC, 2020 – infoscience.epfl.ch
1 2 Enhancing analgesic neuromodulation through 3 personalized immersive virtual reality in patients with 4 chronic leg pain 5 6 Marco Solcà 1, 2†, MD, PhD, Vibhor Krishna 3, 4†, MD, Nicole Young 3, 4, Ph. D., 7 Milind Deogaonkar 6, MD, Bruno Herbelin 1, Ph. D., Pavo Orepic 1 …

Can hypnosis and virtual reality reduce anxiety, pain and fatigue among cardiac surgery patients? A randomized controlled trial.
F Rousseaux, ME FAYMONVILLE, AS NYSSEN… – Trials, 2020 – orbi.uliege.be
[en] Different non-pharmacological techniques, including hypnosis and virtual reality (VR) are currently used as complementary tools in the treatment of anxiety, acute and chronic pain. A new technique called’virtual reality hypnosis'(VRH), which encompasses a …

Do patients with Parkinson’s disease with freezing of gait respond differently than those without to treadmill training augmented by virtual reality?
M Jeffrey – lirias.kuleuven.be
ABSTRACT Background: People with Parkinson’s disease and freezing of gait (FOG+) have more falls, postural instability and cognitive impairment compared to FOG-. Objective: To conduct a secondary analysis of the V-TIME study, a randomized, controlled investigation …

Virtual Patient Immersive Trainer to Train Perceptual Skills Using Augmented Reality
CE Sushereba, LG Militello – Proceedings of the Human …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
In this session, we will demonstrate the Virtual Patient Immersive Trainer (VPIT). The VPIT system uses augmented reality (AR) to allow medics and medical students to experience a photorealistic, life-sized virtual patient. The VPIT supports learners in obtaining the …

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