Acupuncture for pain and dysfunction after neck dissection: Results of a randomized controlled trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acupuncture Therapy
  • Neck Dissection
  • Neck Pain
  • Pain, Postoperative

abstract

  • Significant reductions in pain, dysfunction, and xerostomia were observed in patients receiving acupuncture versus usual care. Although further study is needed, these data support the potential role of acupuncture in addressing post-neck dissection pain and dysfunction, as well as xerostomia.

publication date

  • May 20, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2881730

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2009.26.9860

PubMed ID

  • 20406930

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2565

end page

  • 70

volume

  • 28

number

  • 15