Acupuncture Research for Female Infertility and Gynecology

“Reduction of blood flow impedance in the uterine arteries of infertile women with electro-acupuncture.” Stener-Victorin E, Waldenstrom U, Andersson SA, Wikland M., Hum Reprod 11(6):1314-7, 1996.

“Acupuncture Normalizes Dysfunction of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis.”Chen BY., Acupunct Electrother Res 22:97–108, 1997.

“Acupuncture Treatment For Infertile Women Undergoing Intracytoplasmic Sperm injection.”

“Effects of Electro-Acupuncture on Nerve Growth Factor and Ovarian Morphology in Rats with Experimentally Induced Polycystic Ovaries.” Stener-Victorin E, Waldenstrom U, Tagnfors U, Lundeberg T, Lindstedt G, Janson PO,. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 79(3):180-8, 2000.

“Substitution of Acupuncture for HCG in Ovulation Induction”. Cai XF., Journal of Traditional Oriental Medicine 17(2):119-21, 1997.

“Clinical studies on the mechanism for acupuncture stimulation of ovulation.”Mo X. et al. J Tradit Chin Med, 13(2): 115-9, 1993.

“Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy.” Paulus, et al., Fertility and Sterility, Vol.77, No.4, April 2002.

Acupuncture Research and Pregnancy

Elden H, Ladfors l, Fagevik Olsen M, Ostaard H, Hagberg H. “Effects of acupuncture and stabilising exercises as adjunct to standard treatment in pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain: randomised singleblind controlled trail.” BMJ 2005;330:761.

Smith C, Crowther C, Beilby J. “Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized trial.” Birth.2002, Mar:29 (1):1-9.

Smith C, Crowther C, Beilby J. “Pregnancy outcome following women’s participation in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.” Complement Ther Med. 2002 Jun; 10(2):78-83.

Cardini F, Weixin H. “Moxibustion for correction of breech presentation.” JAMA 1998; 280:1580-1584.

Zeisler H, Tempfer C, Mayerhofe Kr, Barrada M, Husslein P. “Influence of acupuncture on duration of labour” Gynecol Obstet Invest 1998; 46:22-5.

Betts D, Lennox S. “Acupuncture for prebirth treatment: An observational study of its use in midwifery practice.” Medical acupuncture 2006 May; 17(3):17-20

Rabl M, Ahner R, Bitschnau M, Zeisler H, Husslein P. “Acupuncture for cervical ripening and induction of labour at term – a randomised controlled trail.” Wien Klin Wochenschr 2001; 113 (23-24): 942-6.