Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the Treatment of Active Crohn’s Disease: A Randomized Controlled Study

@article{Joos2004AcupunctureAM,
  title={Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the Treatment of Active Crohn’s Disease: A Randomized Controlled Study},
  author={S. Joos and B. Brinkhaus and C. Maluche and N. Maupai and R. Kohnen and N. Kraehmer and E. Hahn and D. Schuppan},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2004},
  volume={69},
  pages={131 - 139}
}
Background: Acupuncture has traditionally been used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in China and is increasingly being applied in Western countries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of active Crohn’s disease (CD). Methods: A prospective, randomized, controlled, single-blind clinical trial was carried out to analyze the change in the CD activity index (CDAI) after treatment as a main outcome measure, and the changes in… Expand

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