electrical acupuncture


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electrical acupuncture

A permutation of acupuncture, in which low-voltage electric currents are passed through needles to stimulate the acupuncture points; it is uncertain whether this improves the efficacy of the traditional, non-electric format of acupuncture.
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Intraoperative and postoperative anaesthetic and analgesic effect of multipoint transcutaneous electrical acupuncture stimulation combined with sufentanil anaesthesia in patients undergoing supratentorial craniotomy.
In this study, 92 patients scheduled for supratentorial craniotomy under general anaesthesia were randomly allocated to receive either multipoint transcutaneous electrical acupuncture stimulation (TEAS) or sham TEAS.
Inhibition of acid secretion by electrical acupuncture is mediated via beta-endorphin and somatostatin.
Clinical trial of electrical acupuncture on hemiplegic stroke patients.
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School will receive a little over $1 million to evaluate whether certain traditional Chinese medicines and an electrical acupuncture technique can be used to prevent addiction relapse and craving for alcohol and drugs of abuse.
Jin HO, Zhou L, Lee K, et al: Inhibition of acid secretion by electrical acupuncture is mediated via beta-endorphin and somatostatin.

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