A Study Using Virtual Reality to Reduce Intra-procedural Anxiety and Sedation Needs During Procedures with No or Minimal Sedation


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether or not a virtual reality device will reduce anxiety and need for sedation in procedures with no or minimal sedation.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults aged 18-65 years of age.
  • Patients undergoing invasive EP procedures with plan for no or minimal conscious sedation.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients unable to consent.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Suraj Kapa, M.D.

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Contact information:

Suraj Kapa M.D.



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