A systematic review and meta-analysis of Baihui (GV20)-based scalp acupuncture in experimental ischemic stroke

@inproceedings{Wang2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review and meta-analysis of Baihui (GV20)-based scalp acupuncture in experimental ischemic stroke},
  author={Wen-wen Wang and Cheng-Long Xie and Lin Lu and Guo-Qing Zheng},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2014}
}
Acupuncture for stroke has been used in China for over 2,000 years and nowadays is increasingly practiced elsewhere in the world. However, previous studies had conflicting findings on the results of acupuncture. Here, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the current evidence for the effect of Baihui (GV20)-based scalp acupuncture in animal models of focal cerebral ischemia. Six databases from the inception of each database up to June 2013 were electronically searched… CONTINUE READING
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