Letter by Vannacci et al regarding article, "randomized trial of acupuncture to lower blood pressure".


BACKGROUND Arterial hypertension is a prime cause of morbidity and mortality in the general population. Pharmacological treatment has limitations resulting from drug side effects, costs, and patient compliance. Thus, we investigated whether traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture is able to lower blood pressure. METHODS AND RESULTS We randomized 160… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.733758


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