Acupoint-specific fMRI patterns in human brain.

  title={Acupoint-specific fMRI patterns in human brain.},
  author={Bin Yan and Ke Li and Jianyang Xu and Wei Wang and Kuncheng Li and Hua Liu and Baoci Shan and Xiaowei Tang},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  volume={383 3},
Specific central nervous system (CNS) responses to acupuncture have recently attracted attention. It is important to understand the differences in fMRI images of the brain evoked by acupuncture at an acupoint and at a nearby "sham" point. Here, we report analyses of fMRI images of the brains of 37 healthy volunteers in response to acupuncture at Liv3… CONTINUE READING