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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22146780/acupuncture-for-chemotherapy-induced-peripheral-neuropathy-cipn-a-pilot-study-using-neurography
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Sven Schroeder, Gesa Meyer-Hamme, Susanne Epplée
OBJECTIVES: Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) can produce severe neurological deficits and neuropathic pain and is a potential reason for terminating or suspending chemotherapy treatments. Specific and effective curative treatments are lacking. METHODS: A pilot study was conducted to evaluate the therapeutic effect of acupuncture on CIPN as measured by changes in nerve conduction studies (NCS) in six patients treated with acupuncture for 10 weeks in addition to best medical care and five control patients who received the best medical care but no specific treatment for CIPN...
March 2012: Acupuncture in Medicine: Journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15994629/acupuncture-for-overactive-bladder-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Sandra L Emmons, Lesley Otto
OBJECTIVE: To compare acupuncture treatment for overactive bladder with urge incontinence with a placebo acupuncture treatment. METHODS: Eighty-five women enrolled in this randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Women were randomly assigned to either receive an acupuncture treatment expected to improve their bladder symptoms, or a placebo acupuncture treatment designed to promote relaxation. They underwent cystometric testing, completed a 3-day voiding diary, and completed the urinary distress inventory and incontinence impact questionnaire, validated quality-of-life inventories, before and after 4 weekly acupuncture treatments...
July 2005: Obstetrics and Gynecology
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