Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 8

Review Article

Neuroimaging and Neuromonitoring Effects of Electro and Manual Acupuncture on the Central Nervous System: A Literature Review and Analysis

Table 8

Results EP.

AuthorMethodologyNeedling detailsControl interventionTechnology
ParticipantsHandednessGroupsSessionsPoints
(uni-/bilateral)
Needling depthManipulationdeqiRetention timeIntervention 1Group 1Intervention 2Group 2Intervention 3Group 3ImagingTechnical deviceSoftware

Abad-Alegría and Pomarón [30]21n/a14LI4n/a10 HzYes10 minElectro + deqi21NAP21Electro + no deqi21SSEPn/an/a
Kvorning et al. [31]45n/a21LI4, PC6, ST36, SP9, LR3, SP6 (bil)5–15 mm180 sec, 2 Hz + 80 Hz pulsesn/a20 minElectro22Sham electro23AEPAEP monitorARX Aline
Meissner et al. [32]16n/a21ST36, SP6, LR3 (bil)n/a10 Hzn/a15 minElectro8Sham electro8SEPEEGVision Analyzer
Wei et al. [33]11Right12LI4 (r)n/a1 Hzn/an/aElectro11NAP11SEP128-channel systemn/a
Zeng et al. [34]24Right16LI4 (l)12.5 + 4.5 mm2 Hzn/an/aElectro24NAP24SEP64-channel Quikcaps Neuroscan ESI-128 systemSCAN 4.1

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