In group A, catgut embedding will be applied to six acupuncture points on the abdomen including Qihai (Ren-6), Shuifen (REN-9), bilateral. Embedding is a method of acupuncture in which catgut is embedded in acupuncture points instead of needles. The current case report. 1School of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina and Rehabilitation, Acupoint catgut embedding (ACE) was applied widely to antiweight in.

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Please review our privacy policy. A particular advantage of catgut Embedding, for example, instead of regular evaluation sessions at 2 or 3 times a week, can visited once a month.

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. View at Google Scholar D. Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins. Several reports showed the beneficial effects of acupoint stimulation for obesity control.

However, the side effects like lack of strength and anorexia were difficult to avoid [ 25 ]. LAM carried out the design of the study, coordinated the study and wrote the manuscript. So our stuff has arrived! Finally, 43 studies with participants met the inclusion criteria and were included to this systematic review with 2 nonrandomizations and 2 redundant publications eliminated by full text view.

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Besides, Chinese and English were the limitation of language. The acupuncture and oriental medicine news sources.

Acupoint Catgut Embedding for Obesity: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table of Contents Alerts. This thread will absorbed in the body after two to three months but until this time has been able to stimulate weave of collagen and Fibroblast in a way that we need. Changes in levels of serum insulin, C-Peptide and glucose after acipuncture and diet therapy in obese women.

The operative treatment of obesity was intended for obese adult with serious complication specifically caused by the excess of adipose cell like metabolic syndrome, and the surgical sites were mostly restricted at stomach, duodenum, pancreas, and gallbladder to decrease or constrain the function of digestive system [ 21 ]. Each literature of title and abstract was scanned by two reviewers Taipin Guo and Sun Tianxiao who have been trained and gained certifications in Chinese Cochrane Centre.

Influence of catgut implantation at acupoints on leptin and insulin resistance in simple obesity rats. View at Google Scholar H. Forest figure of frequency of improvement in the comparison of ACE versus drug. Dottie Webster commented on La Cornue 14 weeks ago.

Unfortunately, these data were not rigorously documented by the physician. The overall quality of these identified trials was poor and in high risk of bias.


Acupoint catgut embedding therapy with moxibustion reduces the risk of diabetes in obese women

Forest figure of frequency of improvement in the comparison of ACE versus sham. View at Google Scholar W. Although with poor methodological quality, ACE was superior to manual acupuncture MAsham, and cupping in improvement catguh and presented a better tendency compared with drugs and electroacupuncture EA.

They have seriously the most bizarre offerings here! Takakura N, Yajima H. The item of RCT was also chosen in corresponding databases and the languages of Chinese and English were restricted. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.

Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. Effect of acupoint catgut embedding on TNF-alpha and insulin resistance in simple obesity patients. We did a little shower for Monique while in Thailand. Hence, the method of ACE, developed from TCM acupuncture with a certain section of absorbable catgut suture implanted in acupoint, characterized by easy operation, durable and strong stimulation, and long interval between each treatment, has broadly been used to lose weight in China.

All relevant articles of full text were investigated. Cabioglu MT, Ergene N.