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Article: [Effects of electroacupuncture treatment on nitrergic neurotransmitter in bladder neck and detrusor of rats with unstable bladder].[show abstract] [hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: To observe the effects of electroacupuncture treatment on nitrergic neurotransmitter in bladder neck and detrusor of rats with unstable bladder. Rat models of unstable bladder were established by operation to induce urethral obstruction. Electroacupuncture treatment was given by acupuncturing Huiyang and Zhonglushu points for a week. Then the neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS)-, endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS)- and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS)-positive cells in bladder neck and detrusor of the rats were observed. The nitrergic neurotransmitter in bladder neck and detrusor were obviously decreased in rats with unstable bladder. The electroacupuncture treatment could significantly increase the contains of NOS in bladder tissue. To promote the synthesis and secretion of nitrergic neurotransmitter in bladder tissue may be one of the mechanisms of acupuncture in adjusting bladder function.Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine 02/2006; 4(1):73-5.
Article: [Comparative observation on therapeutic effects of electroacupuncture and manual acupuncture on female urethral syndrome].[show abstract] [hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: To evaluate objectively clinical effects of different needling methods on urethral syndrome. Eighty-nine cases of female urethral syndrome were randomly divided into an electroacupuncture group and a hand-acupuncture group. The scores were evaluated with I-PSS of International Urine-Controlled Association and life quality before and after treatment, and their therapeutic effects were compared. The abnormal symptoms of urination alliviated in the both groups (P < 0.05); the short-term cured rate was 51.8% in the electroacupuncture group, which was higher than 17.1% in the hand-acupuncture group (P < 0.05). The therapeutic effect of electroacupuncture on female urethral syndrome is better than that of the hand-acupuncture.Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion 06/2005; 25(6):425-6.