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Tian, Y; Huang, T; Litscher, G; Wang, L; Wang, G; Jia, S; Zhang, Y; Zhang, W.
Comparison of acupuncturing Hegu (LI4) by metal or laser needle on facial blood perfusion using laser speckle technique.
J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2011; 4(3):187-192 [OPEN ACCESS]
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Litscher Gerhard
Wang Lu
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Abstract:
AIM: To compare the difference of remote effects of acupuncture between metal needle and laser needle on facial blood perfusion (FBP). METHODS: Hand acupuncture and laser-needle acupuncture were randomly used on Hegu (LI4) in 20 healthy volunteers. FBP was observed by speckle contrast imager before, during, and after the acupunctures. RESULTS: For hand acupuncture there were gradual increases on the nose and left and right visor areas (p<0.05 or p<0.01) during the acupuncture and on an immediate increase (p<0.01) that remained constant during the acupuncture on the forehead area but no significant increase on mouth area. During laser-needle acupuncture, on the other hand, there was a tendency of increase on the nose, left visor, and right visor areas but these were non significant. CONCLUSION: Hand acupuncture can influence FBP in remote places connected by meridians. Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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