A phase II, randomized, controlled trial of acupuncture for reduction of postcolectomy ileus Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acupuncture
  • Colectomy
  • Ileus
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • True acupuncture as provided in this study did not reduce POI more significantly than sham acupuncture. The study was limited by a standard deviation much larger than expected, suggesting that a study with a larger sample size might be required.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3978767

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-012-2759-7

PubMed ID

  • 23188543

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1164

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 20

number

  • 4