Effect of acupuncture compared with placebo-acupuncture at P6 as additional antiemetic prophylaxis in high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation: a randomized controlled single-blind trial.

@article{Streitberger2003EffectOA,
  title={Effect of acupuncture compared with placebo-acupuncture at P6 as additional antiemetic prophylaxis in high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation: a randomized controlled single-blind trial.},
  author={Konrad Streitberger and Mireen Friedrich-Rust and Hubert J. Bardenheuer and Kristina Unnebrink and J. Windeler and Hartmut Goldschmidt and Gerlinde Egerer},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={
          2538-44
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose is to investigate an additional antiemetic effect to ondansetron with needle acupuncture at P6 compared with nonskin-penetrating placebo acupuncture in patients undergoing high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Eighty patients who were admitted to hospital for high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation were included into a randomized placebo-controlled single-blind trial… CONTINUE READING

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