Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Treating Postlaparoscopic Surgery Shoulder Pain with Acupuncture

Table 4

Individual patient TCM syndrome and VAS scores.

PatientMain TCM syndromePLSP beforePLSP afterGeneral pain before General pain after

1Heat in the heart + phlegm9.81.18.93.5
2Sp Qi def. + phlegm9.91.68.62.6
3Phlegm80.96.90.7
4Phlegm9.81.26.80.4
5Lung Qi def.9.93.87.82.1
6Qi def. + phlegm9.84.27.95.2
7Phlegm heat in the stomach and intestine + kidney Yin def. + heat7.90.95.72.8
8Phlegm heat 3.60.65.40
9Spleen Qi def., blood def. in the heart9.91.91.20
10 Kidney Yin and Yang def.5.21.100
11 Lung heat/fire + liver Yang rising8.30.47.40.7
12Spleen Qi def. + liver Qi stg.9.70.36.61.2
13Gall bladder heat and phlegm7.11.80.80.3
14Phlegm in upper burner9.96.67.34.8
15Liver Qi stg. + heat in upper burner73.58.67.1
16Lung heat/fire + gall bladder heat and phlegm stg.8.916.60.4
17Liver Qi and blood stg.815.51.4
18Kidney Yin and Yang def.9.91.700
19Stomach Qi stg. + spleen Qi def.8.90.28.70.6
20Spleen Qi def. + dampness + liver blood stg.4.83.666.1
21Spleen dampness + liver Qi stg.9.76.56.84.8
22Phlegm heat9.70.88.81.2
23Phlegm heat in the stomach + liver Qi stg.6.30.64.70.8
24Phlegm heat in the stomach + phlegm could in the triple burner9.80.27.41.1
25Spleen Qi def. and dampness, liver blood def.7.61.851.6