Effect of acupuncture therapy for postponing Wallerian degeneration of cerebral infarction as shown by diffusion tensor imaging.

@article{Shen2012EffectOA,
  title={Effect of acupuncture therapy for postponing Wallerian degeneration of cerebral infarction as shown by diffusion tensor imaging.},
  author={Yunxia Shen and Ming Li and Ruipeng Wei and Mingwu Lou},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={
          1154-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVE One aim of this study was to investigate the effects of acupuncture on cerebral function of patients with acute cerebral infarction. Another goal was to evaluate the relationship between acupuncture treatment and motor recovery patients with stroke and to provide a foundation for using acupuncture therapy for such patients. DESIGN Twenty (20) patients with recent cerebral infarction were divided randomly to an acupuncture group and a control group. The infarction area in each… CONTINUE READING
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