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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2005 Aug;25(8):537-8.

[Observation on therapeutic effect of warming acupuncture and moxibustion combined with Chinese drugs on ovarian cysts].

[Article in Chinese]

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Shandong Provincial Institute of TCM, Jinan, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To observe the therapeutic effect of acupuncture and moxibustion combined with Chinese herbs on ovarian cysts.

METHODS:

Forty-six cases were randomly divided into a treatment group of 26 cases and a control group of 20 cases. The treatment group were treated with warming acupuncture and moxibustion at Zigong (EX CA 1), Qihai (CV 6), Sanyinjiao (SP 6), etc. and oral administration of Chinese herbs Quyu Decoction, and the control group were treated with Quyu Decoction only. One month later, their therapeutic effects were observed.

RESULTS:

The cured rate and the effective rate were 53.8% and 88.4% in the treatment group, and 15.0% and 85.0% in the control group, respectively, the cured rate in the treatment group being significantly better than that in the control group (P<0.01).

CONCLUSION:

Warming acupuncture plus moxibustion combined with oral administration of Quyu Decoction can significantly increase the cured rate for ovarian cysts.

PMID:
16309049
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