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Clinical effectiveness of auricular acupuncture treatment of patients with hypertensive disease
  1. P Ja Gaponjuk,
  2. T Ju Sherkovina,
  3. MV Leonova
  1. Scientific Medical Centre of Physio-reflexotherapy, 125047, Moscow, A-47, P. Box 117, Russian Federation, Russia


    A course of auricular acupuncture treatment was performed on 78 patients with stage I-II essential hypertension. A control group of 20 underwent sham electro-stimulation. The analysis according to multiple criteria showed reduced symptoms (by 53±1.8%) and drug consumption (by 63±3.1%).

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