By Huang H; Liang S.
Acupuncture at otoacupoint heart for treatment of vascular hypertension.
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1992 Jun, 12(2):133-6.
AT: UCLA Biomed W1 J0922R
(PE title: Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa
chih / sponsored by A11-china Association of Traditional Chinese
Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.)
Abstract: The immediate, short-term and long-term depressor effects, the
immediate effects on cardiac functions in grade II and grade III vascular
hypertension, and the effects on angiotensin II in grade III vascular
hypertension by acupuncture at otoacupoint Heart were studied in 30 cases
of vascular hypertensive patients. The immediate depressor effect of
acupuncture at otoacupoint Stomach was also recorded for comparison.
found that acupuncture at otoacupoint Heart produced marked immediate
depressor effect, and the short-term effective rate was 100, the long-term
effective rate was 63.3%, as well as evident immediate effects on cardiac
functional activities in grade II and grade III hypertension and marked
effects on angiotensin II in grade TII hypertension. Acupuncture at
otoacupoint Stomach produced no depressor effect on vascular hypertension.