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Randomized controlled trial on mind-refreshing and orifice-opening needling method and cerebral infarction

No. 1 Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Tianjin Acupuncture Research Institute, Tianjin Key Laboratory of Acupuncture Tianjin P. R. China; Chengde Medical College Hebei 067000 P.R. China; The hospital attached to Medical College of People’s Armed Police Force Tianjin 300162 P. R. China; No. 2 hospital attached to Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Tianjin 300150 P. R. China; Tianjin Municipal TCM Hospital Tianjin 300193 P. R. China
Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science 01/2008; 6(1):8-12. DOI: 10.1007/s11726-008-0008-1

ABSTRACT ObjectiveTo observe the clinical effect of treating remission-stage cerebral infarction with mind-refreshing and orifice-opening needling
method.

MethodSix hundred cases of cerebral infraction were randomized on the basis of disease phase. The 234 cases in remission stage were
randomized into treatment group (116 cases) and control group (118 cases). Besides routine Western therapies, the cases in
the treatment group were combined mind-refreshing and orifice-opening needling method and the cases in the control group were
combined with conventional needling method. The treatment was done once every day for 4 weeks. The follow-up was done for
six months.

ResultThe baseline material in the two groups has good compatibility (P>0.05) and the treatment group is better than the control group (P<0.05).

ConclusionThe mind-refreshing and orifice-opening method is safe and act to improve symptoms of patients during remission stage, reduce
disability, prevent disease progression and improve quality of life.

目的观察醒脑开窍针法治疗脑梗死恢复期的临床疗效。

方法600 例脑梗死患者以病程分层随机, 恢复期 234 例, 随机分为治疗组 116 例, 对照组 118 例。 在西医常规治疗的基础上, 治疗组采用醒脑开窍针刺; 对照组采用传统针刺, 均每日治疗 1 次, 共治疗 4 星期。 随访 6 个月。

结果两组患者基线资料可比性好, (P>0.05); 治疗组疗效优于对照组(P<0.05)。

结论醒脑开窍针刺是安全的, 治疗脑梗死恢复期能够改善症状, 减少致残, 防止疾病进展, 提高生活质量。

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