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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Intervention characteristics of articles of electro-acupuncture treatment for visceral hypersensitivity

Author (year)Acupuncture pointsEA intervention (Hz, width, intensity)Needle type (diameter×length)Insertion depthRetention timeTreatment frequencyDurationAnesthesia
Wang (2015)10)ST25 ST36 ST37 LI11 BL25 BL322/100 Hz 0.2-0.6 ms 1 mA0.25 mm3 mm15 minOnce/day5 daysn.d.
Chu (2011)27)ST365/100 Hz 1 mA0.25 mm5 mm30 minOnce/day5 daysn.d.
Liu (2016)9)ST362/15 Hz 0.1-0.4 mAn.d.5 mm20 minOnce/day15 daysn.d.
Zhou (2012)29)ST362/100 Hz 0.1 ms 1 mAHook shafed5 mm30 minOnce/day1 dayn.d.
Zhou (2017)32)ST36100 Hz 0.3 ms 1 mASteel WireImplanting30 minOnce/day1 dayn.d.
Liu (2015)17)ST372/100 Hz0.25×13 mm5 mm20 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Zhao (2017)18)ST372 Hz 1 or 3 mA0.25×13 mm3-5 mm10 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Zhao (2016)28)ST372 Hz 1 or 3 mA0.25×13 mm3-5 mm10 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Li (2016)16)ST252 Hz 0.5-1 ms 1 or 3 mA0.25×25 mm5 mm10 minOnce/day10 daysn.d.
Wu (2008)31)ST252/50 Hzn.d.3 mm20 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Liu (2009)20)ST25 and ST372/100 Hz0.25 mm5 mm20 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Guo (2013)21)ST25 and ST372/100 Hz 2 mA0.25×25 mm5 mm20 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Weng (2013)22)ST25 and ST372/100 Hz 2 mAn.d.5 mm20 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Ma (2009)30)ST25 and ST372/50 Hzn.d.3 mm15 minOnce/day7 daysn.d.
Tian (2006)25)ST36 and SP62 Hz 0.3 mA0.25 mm5 mm30 minOnce/day1 dayn.d..
Cui (2005)26)ST36 and ST374/100 Hz 1 mA0.25 mm5 mm30 minOnce/2days13 daysn.d.

n.d. : not described, EA : electro-acupuncture.

Korean J Acupunct 2019;36:93-103 https://doi.org/10.14406/acu.2019.006
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