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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 604590, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/604590
Research Article

Observation of Microvascular Perfusion in the Hegu (LI4) Acupoint Area after Deqi Acupuncture at Quchi (LI11) Acupoint Using Speckle Laser Blood Flow Scanning Technology

1Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Science, No. 16 Nanxiaojie of Dongzhimen, Beijing 100700, China
2Beijing Key Laboratory of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing 102206, China
3Stronach Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, TCM Research Center Graz and Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, 8036 Graz, Austria

Received 3 September 2012; Revised 4 October 2012; Accepted 11 October 2012

Academic Editor: Jaung-Geng Lin

Copyright © 2012 Tao Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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