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Commentary to “Biophilic virtual reality on children's anxiety and pain during circumcision: A randomized controlled study

Published:November 21, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2022.11.011
      I commend the authors for a well-designed study and identifying a relatively simple intervention (virtual reality) to reduce intra-operative pain and anxiety during circumcision performed with local anesthesia in children eight to 14 years old (age range noted in Table 1).

      Luo W, Chen C, Zhou W, Cao A, Zhu W, Zhou Y, et al. Biophilic virtual reality on children’s anxiety and pain during circumcision: A randomized controlled study. J. Pediatric. Urol. In press.

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      References

      1. Luo W, Chen C, Zhou W, Cao A, Zhu W, Zhou Y, et al. Biophilic virtual reality on children’s anxiety and pain during circumcision: A randomized controlled study. J. Pediatric. Urol. In press.

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