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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Data of Included Studies

First Author (year)Sample sizeIntervention groupControl groupOutcome measurementsMain resultAdverse Events
1. Cheng (2018)13)78 (38:40)FNA (n=38)MA (n=40)1. HSS knee score 1. I>C (p<0.05) NR
2. Chinese symptomatic grading and quantifying score2. I>C ( p <0.05)
3. Total efficacy rate 3. I>C ( p <0.05)
2. Hu (2017)14)81 (42:39)FNA (n=42)MA (n=39)1. Lysholm knee score1. I>C (p<0.01) NR
2. AIMS2-SF score 2. I>C ( p <0.01)
3. Total efficacy rate 3. I>C ( p <0.05)
3. Gan (2017)15)69 (35:34)FNA+BC (n=35)MA (n=34)1. WOMAC score 1. I>C (p<0.05) NR
2. JOA score 2. I>C ( p <0.05)
3. Total efficacy rate3. I>C ( p <0.05)
4. Chen (2016)16)55 (28:27)FNA+BC (n=28)MA (n=27)1. Total efficacy rate1. I>C (p<0.05)NR
5. Zheng (2016)17)70 (35:35)FNA (n=35)MA (n=35)1. WOMAC score 1. I>C (p<0.05, 0.01) NR
2. VAS score2. I>C ( p <0.05)
3. Total efficacy rate3. NSD
6. He (2014)18)70 (35:35)FNA (n=35)MA (n=35)1. Total efficacy rate1. NSD NR
2. NSD
I>C (only social functioning) ( p <0.05)
2. SF-36 score*excluding combination group
7. Tang (2014)19)76 (38:38)FNA (n=38)MA (n=38)1. Total efficacy rate1. I>C (p<0.05) NR
2. ISOA score2. I>C ( p <0.05)

I : Intervention group, C : Control group, NR : Not reported, FNA : Fire needle acupuncture, MA : Manual acupuncture, VAS : Visual Analog Scale, WOMAC : Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index, HSS : Hospital for Special Surgery Knee Score, AIMS2-SF : Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales version 2 - Short Form, JOA : Japanese Orthopedic Association Scores, SF-36 : 36-item Short Form Health Survey, ISOA : Index of Severity for Osteoarthritis of the knee, BC : Blood letting cupping, NSD : Not significantly differences.

Korean J Acupunct 2019;36:104-14 https://doi.org/10.14406/acu.2019.012
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