Acupuncture.Com - Gateway to Chinese Medicine, Health and Wellness        Store                    Google
PATIENTS

bulletConditions A-Z
bulletAcupuncture Clinic
bulletHerbal Remedies
bulletDiet & Nutrition
bulletChi Gong &Tai Chi
bulletChinese Medicine Basics
bulletPatient Testimonials
bulletAnimal Acupuncture
bulletStore

PRACTITIONERS/STUDENTS

bulletSyndromes A-Z
bulletAcuPoint Locator
bulletHerbology
bulletPractice Building
bulletCEUs/Events
bulletEmployment
bulletStudy Acupuncture
bulletResearch
bulletTCM Library
bulletLaws & Regulations
bulletPractitioner Links
bulletPractitioner Store

MORE

bulletPoints Newsletter
bulletCatalog Requests
bulletContact Us
bulletAbout Acupuncture.Com
bulletPrivacy Policy

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Acupuncture.Com accepts article contributions. Email submissions to contact@acupuncture.com

Subscribe

Keep informed on current news in the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Home > Research > Digestive System

Effect of acupuncture on intestinal motion and sero-enzyme activity in perioperation

By Liu Jx; Zhao Q.

Chung Hsi i Chieh Ho Tsa Chih Chinese Journal of Modern Developments in Traditional Medicine, 1991 Mar, 11(3):156-7, 133-4.
Language: Chinese.
(UI: 91292603)
Pub type: Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial.
(Requested library location(s) not linked. Try F PE .)

Abstract: The authors study on abdominal surgical patients (39 cases) who were randomly divided into the acupuncture and control group. In the acupuncture group, the needle inserted into Zusanli (St.36) and Sanyinjiao (Sp. 6) points at 12-24 h after operation and observed the time of the first excretion through anus. Sero-enzyme activity of GPT, GOT and gamma-GT determined before operation and at 1, 3, 5, 7 days after operation.

The results showed that the time of excretion in the acupuncture group (57.78 +/- 23.94 h) was obviously faster than the control one (86.14 +/- 20.43 h), P less than 0.001). It suggested that acupuncture has the effect of promoting intestinal motion.

After operation sero-enzyme activity was raised 2-3 times than before. It showed that the surgical trauma directly or indirectly impair cells to release enzyme into blood, but the time of reversing to normal level of sero-enzyme activity in the acupuncture group was obviously faster. There is possibility that acupuncture has the effect of regulating reactivity of organism on trauma and promoting the repair of damaged cell.

Featured Products

Abundant Energy Digestion Formula

Promotes a Strong and Healthy Digestion System


High Performance

An Energy 'Chi' Formula for Optimal Operation of the Body


Five Elements Health Formula

A Whole Body Tune-Up


Tao of Nutrition - Compare PricesThe Tao of Nutrition
By Maoshing Ni

The Path to Good Nutrition
and Health


Self-Healing Chi Gong

Strengthen & Balance the Mind and Body

More Featured Products


All Contents Copyright 1996-2014 Cyber Legend Ltd. All rights reserved.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms and Conditions. All logos, service marks and trademarks belong to their respective owners.