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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 198254, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/198254
Review Article

Yes, There Is Deqi Sensation in Laser Acupuncture

Stronach Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, and TCM Research Center Graz, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, 8036 Graz, Austria

Received 3 December 2012; Accepted 11 December 2012

Academic Editor: Lu Wang

Copyright © 2013 Gerhard Litscher. 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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