The locations of acupoints LU3, LU4 and LU9.

The locations of acupoints LU3, LU4 and LU9.

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The purpose of this study was to suggest a new method of estimating acupoint compositions by using a multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis (MF-BIA) method at 5 kHz, 50 kHz and 200 kHz within 2 cm of acupoints divided into local segments. To verify the system developed, we confirmed the stable occurrence of a constant current at every fre...

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... the application and availability of the acupoint characteristics located in identical contralateral musculo- skeletal structures. In addition, LU9, which is located on the radial artery between the radial styloid process and the scaphoid bone, was selected because of the different body composition due to the different musculoskeletal structure (Fig. ...

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