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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 908546, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/908546
Research Article

Haemodynamic Changes in the Superior Mesenteric Artery Induced by Acupuncture Stimulation on the Lower Limbs

1Department of Traditional Asian Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Miyagi 980-8575, Japan
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Miyagi 980-8575, Japan

Received 12 December 2011; Revised 9 February 2012; Accepted 19 March 2012

Academic Editor: John C. Longhurst

Copyright © 2012 Masashi Watanabe 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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