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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2005 May;25(5):299-300.

[Controlled study on acupuncture for treatment of endocrine dysfunctional infertility].

[Article in Chinese]

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Lanzhou City First People's Hospital, Gansu 730050, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To compare therapeutic effects of acupuncture and Western medicine for promoting ovalation on endocrine dysfunctional infertility.

METHODS:

Two hundred and forty cases of infertility were randomly divided into an acupuncture group (n = 160) and a Western medicine group (n = 80). They were treated with acupuncture and clomiphene respectively and their therapeutic effects were compared.

RESULTS:

The pregnancy rate was 65.0% in the acupuncture group and 45.0% in the Western medicine group with a significant difference between the two groups (P < 0.05).

CONCLUSION:

Acupuncture can cure endocrine dysfunctional infertility.

PMID:
16320739
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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