Sedakit – The next generation medical device using VR Hypnosis
A non-invasive sedation aid delivering effective Digital Sedation therapeutic sessions to patients. Bringing safe and effective pain and anxiety relief to your patients before, during, and after a medical procedure. Sedakit is an effective alternative to light, moderate or deep pharmacological sedation.
Available for departmental trials and annual licenses upon adoption. With on-going support from Vygon and access to the Oncomfort Academy clinical training portal. Contact the Vygon team today to enquire.
How Effective is Digital Sedation?
Sedakit has been trialled in a wide range of clinical environments and procedures, with a 100% clinical and patient satisfaction rating. Sedakit directly contributes to the improvement of caregiver’s work, clinical results, and patient experience. Trials of over 2000 patients across nine clinical studies conclude:
- Preoperative management: 59% reduction in anxiety (1)
- Pain and anxiety management: 34% reduction in pain , 72% reduction in anxiety (2)
- Preoperative comfort: 64% reduction in involuntary movements of the patient during the operation (3)
- Less Complications: 85% reduction of apnoea during operation (3)
Suitability & Applications for Digital Sedation:
Sedakit can be used in a wide range of clinical specialities including:
- Use for anxiety management before and after procedures
- For use within procedures using anaesthesia
- Management of clinical pain
- Oncology procedures and pain management
- Geriatric and palliative care
- Dental Emergencies
- Interventional radiology and cardiology
- Gynaecology procedures
Sedakit is designed to also be used paediatric setting, with four specially curated paediatric modules (6-14 years old). The Stella module is a specialist VR paediatric module for positive distraction and learning breathing techniques during anxiety moments of the treatment.
References & Relevant Studies
– K Shevde, G Panagopoulos. A survey of 800 patients’ knowledge, attitudes and concerns regarding anaesthesia.
– Vargo et al, Elsevier Health Science (2016)
– Anita R Rulkarni, Andrea L. Pusic, Jennifer B. Hamill, Hyungjin M. Kim, Ji Qi, Edwin G. Wilkins, Randy S. Roth. Factors associated with acute postoperative pain following breast reconstruction.
– ONC8 – Rosay et al, 2017, Centre Leon Berard, Lyon.
– ONC9 – Ghimouz et al, 2018, Institut Curie, Paris.
– ONC1 – Moon et al, 2018, SNUH, Seoul.