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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 490292, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/490292
Research Article

The Effects of Scraping Therapy on Local Temperature and Blood Perfusion Volume in Healthy Subjects

Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China

Received 11 February 2012; Revised 8 March 2012; Accepted 8 March 2012

Academic Editor: Litscher Gerhard

Copyright © 2012 Qin-Yan Xu 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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