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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 168252, 7 pages
Research Article

Ameliorating Effect of Transcutaneous Electroacupuncture on Impaired Gastric Accommodation in Patients with Postprandial Distress Syndrome-Predominant Functional Dyspepsia: A Pilot Study

1Division of Gastroenterology, Yinzhou Hospital Affiliated to Medical School of Ningbo University, Ningbo 315000, China
2Division of Gastroenterology, Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical College, Haikou 571000, China
3Ningbo Pace Translational Medical Research Center, Beilun, Ningbo 315000, China
4Department of Gastroenterology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310000, China

Received 18 July 2014; Accepted 2 September 2014

Academic Editor: Jiande Chen

Copyright © 2015 Feng 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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