By Lai FS.
[Ischemic apoplexy treated with acupuncture using the principle of
replenishing qi and promoting blood circulation].
Chung-Kuo Chung Hsi i Chieh Ho Tsa Chih, 1992 Apr, 12(4):216-8, 196.
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Abstract: 32 cases of ischemic apoplexy were treated by acupuncture using the
principle of replenishing Qi and promoting blood circulation. The clinical
efficacy and the change of nail-fold microcirculation and hemorheology
before and after the treatment were observed.
Result: The total effective
was 93.75%. Before the treatment, the microcirculation of nail-fold was
markedly abnormal, and the criteria of hemorheology was abnormally
elevated. But after the treatment, together with the recovery of nail-fold
microcirculation and hemorheology, the clinical symptom and sign of the
patients also improved. Thus it showed that acupuncture method had the
function of changing the microcirculation and the hypercoagulability of the
patients' blood, further promote the recovery of the function of affected cerebral tissue.