Effect of Acupuncture on Endometrial Angiogenesis and Uterus Dendritic Cells in COH Rats during Peri-Implantation Period

@inproceedings{Dong2017EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Acupuncture on Endometrial Angiogenesis and Uterus Dendritic Cells in COH Rats during Peri-Implantation Period},
  author={Haoxu Dong and Zhiyan Zhong and Wei Chen and Xiao Wu and Qing Zhang and Guangying Huang and Wei Yang},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2017}
}
This study was to explore the mechanism of acupuncture on regulating the endometrial angiogenesis and uterus dendritic cells (uDCs) during the peri-implantation period. Rats, in early pregnancy, were randomized into five groups: normal (N), model (M), acupuncture (A), progesterone (P), and A + P groups. The COH model was established using pregnant mare serum, combined with human chorionic gonadotrophin. Endometrium was collected on days 4, 6, and 8 (D4, D6, and D8) of gestation. Compared with… CONTINUE READING