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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 934085, 11 pages
Research Article

Partly Separated Activations in the Spatial Distribution between de-qi and Sharp Pain during Acupuncture Stimulation: An fMRI-Based Study

1Life Sciences Research Center, School of Life Sciences and Technology, Xidian University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710071, China
2Huaxi MR Research Center (HMRRC), Department of Radiology, Center for Medical Imaging, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China
3Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China

Received 9 October 2012; Revised 4 December 2012; Accepted 5 December 2012

Academic Editor: Gerhard Litscher

Copyright © 2012 Jinbo Sun 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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  • Jinbo Sun, Yuanqiang Zhu, Yang Yang, Lingmin Jin, Karen M. von Deneen, Wei Qin, and Jie Tian, “What Is the de-qi-Related Pattern of BOLD Responses? A Review of Acupuncture Studies in fMRI,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2013, pp. 1–11, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Ling-min Jin, Cai-juan Qin, Lei Lan, Jin-bo Sun, Fang Zeng, Yuan-qiang Zhu, Shu-guang Yu, Hai-yan Yin, and Yong Tang, “Local Anesthesia at ST36 to Reveal Responding Brain Areas to deqi,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2014, pp. 1–6, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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