Abstract Title:

[Clinical observation on three-combination needling method for treatment of primary trigeminal neuralgia].

Abstract Source:

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2008 Oct;28(10):715-8. PMID: 18972725

Abstract Author(s):

Yi-Yu Peng, Yi-Sheng Huang, Su-Lan Zhang, Xiu-Ying Ye, Zhen-Rong Xiong, Jie Cao

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: To probe into a better therapy for primary trigeminal neuralgia. METHODS: Eighty-six cases were randomly divided into an observation group (n = 46) and a control group (n = 40). The observation group were treated with the three-combination needling method, i. e. acupuncture, acupoint-injection and fire-needle therapy, and the control group with acupuncture and acupoint-injection. After treatment of 2 courses, their therapeutic effects were assessed. RESULTS: The total effective rate of 93.5% and the cured rate of 60.9% in the observation group were better than 65.0% and 22.5% in the control group, with significant differences (both P<0.01). CONCLUSION: The three-combination needling method has obvious clinical therapeutic effect on primary trigeminal neuralgia.

Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture : CK(2697) : AC(307)

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