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Acupuncture at Hegu (LI 4) and Neiguan (PC 6) reduces spasms during a colonoscopy

Pub Med

Background: Intestinal spasm and peristalsis during colonoscopy are common but undesirable phenomena, which can easily lead to a missed diagnosis of colorectal polyps and other diseases, and antispasmodic drugs can have adverse side effects. Previous studies find that acupuncture can regulate abnormal gastrointestinal motility. But evidence quality is low and limited …

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