2003
DOI: 10.1590/s1413-78522003000100001
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Acupuncture in the postoperative arthroscopic knee surgery, using "The Opposite Side" technique from the Traditional Chinese Medicine. The 36 pain in the knee were grouped according to the disorders found during the arthroscopic surgery: 50% with isolated lesion of the medial meniscus, 19.44% with lesion of the medial meniscus associated to knee arthrosis ,11.11% with lesion of lateral meniscus associated to knee arthrosis, 8.33% with isolated lesion of… Show more

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“…Several studies have shown effects of contralateral acupuncture on hemihidrosis [24], herpes zoster [24], dizziness [25], pain [24,26-29] and stroke [30]. Furthermore, there have been studies comparing the brain function [31], the change ratio of mean blood flux [32], and the blood volume [33] of the needle-inserted side and the side without insertion after insertion at acupoints, such as the LI4 and ST36, on normal subjects.…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Several studies have shown effects of contralateral acupuncture on hemihidrosis [24], herpes zoster [24], dizziness [25], pain [24,26-29] and stroke [30]. Furthermore, there have been studies comparing the brain function [31], the change ratio of mean blood flux [32], and the blood volume [33] of the needle-inserted side and the side without insertion after insertion at acupoints, such as the LI4 and ST36, on normal subjects.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%