Acupuncture for Acute Postoperative Pain after Back Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

@article{Cho2015AcupunctureFA,
  title={Acupuncture for Acute Postoperative Pain after Back Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Young-hun Cho and Chang-Kyu Kim and Kwang-ho Heo and Myeong Soo Lee and Inhyuk Ha and Dong Wuk Son and Byung Kwan Choi and Geun Sung Song and Byung-Cheul Shin},
  journal={Pain Practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={15},
  pages={279 - 291}
}
Acupuncture is commonly used as a complimentary treatment for pain management. However, there has been no systematic review summarizing the current evidence concerning the effectiveness of acupuncture for acute postoperative pain after back surgery. This systematic review aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment for acute postoperative pain (≤1 week) after back surgery. 
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