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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 769546, 9 pages
Research Article

Bioceramic Resonance Effect on Meridian Channels: A Pilot Study

1Department of Radiology, Taipei Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, No. 127 Su Yuan Road, Hsinchuang, New Taipei City 242-13, Taiwan
2Department of Radiology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No. 111, Sec. 3, Xinglong Road, Taipei 116, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Biomedical Materials and Tissue Engineering, College of Oral Medicine, Taipei Medical University, No. 250, Wu-Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
4Department of Radiology, Shanghai East Hospital, 1800 Yuntai Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200123, China
5Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, No. 252, Wu Hsing Street, Taipei 110, Taiwan
6Metal Industries Research & Development Centre, 1001 Kaonan Highway, Kaohsiung 811, Taiwan
7School of Dentistry, College of Oral Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 110, Taiwan
8Department of Photonics and Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 1001 Ta Hsueh Road, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan

Received 11 September 2014; Revised 16 February 2015; Accepted 16 February 2015

Academic Editor: Gerhard Litscher

Copyright © 2015 Ting-Kai Leung 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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