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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 214089, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecam/nep110
Original Article

Changes of Blood Flow Volume in the Superior Mesenteric Artery and Brachial Artery with Abdominal Thermal Stimulation

1Center for Asian Traditional Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
2Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
3Department of Electrical and Communication Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
4Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
5Research Division on Advanced Information Technology, Cyberscience Center, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan

Received 18 November 2008; Accepted 17 July 2009

Copyright © 2011 Shin Takayama 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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