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Electroacupuncture at Zusanli (ST 36) improves recovery from bowel surgery

Pub Med

Background: Postoperative ileus after colorectal surgery is a frequent problem that significantly delays recovery, increases perioperative costs, and negatively impacts on daily life, physical and psychosocial functioning, and wellbeing. We investigated the effect of acupuncture at different single acupoint combined with standard care on postoperative ileus. Methods: In this single-centre, three-arm, prospective, …

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