Acupuncture Effects on Cardiac Functions Measured by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Feline Model

  title={Acupuncture Effects on Cardiac Functions Measured by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Feline Model},
  author={Jen-Hsou Lin and C C Shih and Krishna Kaphle and Leang-Shin Wu and Weng-Yih Tseng and Jen-Hwey Chiu and Tzu-chi Lee and Ying-Ling Wu},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
The usefulness of acupuncture (AP) as a complementary and/or alternative therapy in animals is well established but more research is needed on its clinical efficacy relative to conventional therapy, and on the underlying mechanisms of the effects of AP. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI), an important tool in monitoring cardiovascular diseases, provides a reliable method to monitor the effects of AP on the cardiovascular system. This controlled experiment monitored the effect electro… CONTINUE READING


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