Acupuncture for Thromboangitis obliterans (TAO)

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Acupuncture for Thromboangitis obliterans (TAO)

Post  murphy on Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:15 am

Thromboangitis obliterans

A peripheral vascular occlusive chronic inflammatory diseases. China's chronic peripheral vascular disease the most common species. The lesions involved the limbs, small arteriovenous, mainly to lower extremities. Clinical manifestations of the upper limb ischemia, pain and intermittent claudication, involvement arterial pulse weakened or disappeared, a serious ulcer acromegaly or necrosis. The disease was particularly prevalent in the prime of men, often in the cold season incidence. So far etiology of the disease is unknown, modern Western medicine generally use vasodilator drugs or surgical therapy, there is no satisfactory treatment.

Acupuncture in the treatment of the disease mechanism in recent years, and has also done a lot of work. Byszard Kobos temperature measurement applications, vascular pneumoplethymography, angiography, etc. observed that acupuncture may be through the sympathetic nervous system, vascular expansion, increased collateral circulation, eliminate intermittent claudication, a gradual increase in temperature of the affected limb, thereby achieving therapeutic purposes.
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Main points : lower extremity disease : Maigen, Xuehai, Yinbao, Huantiao upper extremity disease : Hegu, Houxi, Qvchi, Ximen, Qingling.
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