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Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 47–48 | Cite as

Clinical observation on the treatment of chronic nonspecific ulcerative colitis by acupuncture and moxibustion

  • Wang Xu
  • Wang Tao
  • Li Hui
  • Wang Ying-lei
Clinical Reports

Abstract

The main acupoints of Zhongwan (CV 12), Tianshu (ST 25), Zusanli (ST 36), Shangjuxu (ST 37), Dachangshu (BL 25) and Shenque (CV 8), in combination with the corresponding acupoints based on the syndrome differentiation, were selected to treat 28 cases of chronic nonspecific ulcerative colitis, the result showed clinical cure in 18 cases, clinical effect in 15 cases, failure in 5 cases. The most treatment times were 46, and the least 25.

Key Words

Colitis, Ulcerative Acupuncture-Moxibustion Syndrome Differ Classification 

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Copyright information

© Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian and Springer 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wang Xu
    • 1
  • Wang Tao
    • 1
  • Li Hui
    • 1
  • Wang Ying-lei
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Sino-Japan Friendship HospitalBeijingChina

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