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[A meta analysis on acupuncture treatment of shoulder-hand syndrome].
Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 2012 Feb; 37(1):77-82.ZC

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To assess the effectiveness of acupuncture therapy for shoulder-hand syndrome.

METHODS

According to the requirements of evidence-based medicine, papers of randomized controlled clinical trials for shoulder-hand syndrome published in China from 2005 to 2010 collected by databases VIP, Wanfang, CNKI, collections of papers of academic conferences, etc. were retrieved by using key words of shoulder-hand syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, acupuncture, moxibustion. Then the collected documents were given with Jadad score, and analyed by using software Manager 5. 0 Review Cochrane.

RESULTS

A total of 100 papers were retrieved. Among them, 29 papers that met our inclusion criteria were given with Jadad scores (2 points for 2 papers, 1 point for the rest 27 papers, being low in quality). Twenty-one papers were brought into Meta analysis. These papers contain 1 768 cases of patients who were divided into three sets of groups according to the used intervention measures. Meta-analysis showed that simple acupuncture therapy is significantly superior to acupoint block therapy for relieving shoulder-hand syndrome [odds ratio (OR, 95% CI) 4.80 (2.02 to 11.41), P < 0.05]; electroacupuncture therapy is markedly more effective than simple acupuncture therapy [OR (95% CI) 4.60 (2.08 to 10. 17), P < 0.05]; and acu-moxibustion combined with other therapies is significantly more effective than simple acupuncture therapy [OR (95% CI) 3.31 (2. 30 to 4.77), P < 0.05]. The other 8 papers were not brought into Meta-analysis due to being different to the 21 papers in the intervention measures.

CONCLUSION

Acupuncture can effectively relieve shoulder-hand syndrome in pain, wrist- and shoulder-joint motor, etc. But, larger size of samples and high quality randomized clinical trials are needed for providing more reliable conclusive evidence.

Authors+Show Affiliations

College of Acu-moxibustion and Massage, Liaoning University of Chinese Medicine, Shenyang 110847, China. linhui_1015@126.comNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

English Abstract
Journal Article
Meta-Analysis
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Review

Language

chi

PubMed ID

22574575

Citation

Lin, Hui, and Tie-Ming Ma. "[A Meta Analysis On Acupuncture Treatment of Shoulder-hand Syndrome]." Zhen Ci Yan Jiu = Acupuncture Research, vol. 37, no. 1, 2012, pp. 77-82.
Lin H, Ma TM. [A meta analysis on acupuncture treatment of shoulder-hand syndrome]. Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 2012;37(1):77-82.
Lin, H., & Ma, T. M. (2012). [A meta analysis on acupuncture treatment of shoulder-hand syndrome]. Zhen Ci Yan Jiu = Acupuncture Research, 37(1), 77-82.
Lin H, Ma TM. [A Meta Analysis On Acupuncture Treatment of Shoulder-hand Syndrome]. Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 2012;37(1):77-82. PubMed PMID: 22574575.
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TY - JOUR T1 - [A meta analysis on acupuncture treatment of shoulder-hand syndrome]. AU - Lin,Hui, AU - Ma,Tie-Ming, PY - 2012/5/12/entrez PY - 2012/5/12/pubmed PY - 2012/7/18/medline SP - 77 EP - 82 JF - Zhen ci yan jiu = Acupuncture research JO - Zhen Ci Yan Jiu VL - 37 IS - 1 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of acupuncture therapy for shoulder-hand syndrome. METHODS: According to the requirements of evidence-based medicine, papers of randomized controlled clinical trials for shoulder-hand syndrome published in China from 2005 to 2010 collected by databases VIP, Wanfang, CNKI, collections of papers of academic conferences, etc. were retrieved by using key words of shoulder-hand syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, acupuncture, moxibustion. Then the collected documents were given with Jadad score, and analyed by using software Manager 5. 0 Review Cochrane. RESULTS: A total of 100 papers were retrieved. Among them, 29 papers that met our inclusion criteria were given with Jadad scores (2 points for 2 papers, 1 point for the rest 27 papers, being low in quality). Twenty-one papers were brought into Meta analysis. These papers contain 1 768 cases of patients who were divided into three sets of groups according to the used intervention measures. Meta-analysis showed that simple acupuncture therapy is significantly superior to acupoint block therapy for relieving shoulder-hand syndrome [odds ratio (OR, 95% CI) 4.80 (2.02 to 11.41), P < 0.05]; electroacupuncture therapy is markedly more effective than simple acupuncture therapy [OR (95% CI) 4.60 (2.08 to 10. 17), P < 0.05]; and acu-moxibustion combined with other therapies is significantly more effective than simple acupuncture therapy [OR (95% CI) 3.31 (2. 30 to 4.77), P < 0.05]. The other 8 papers were not brought into Meta-analysis due to being different to the 21 papers in the intervention measures. CONCLUSION: Acupuncture can effectively relieve shoulder-hand syndrome in pain, wrist- and shoulder-joint motor, etc. But, larger size of samples and high quality randomized clinical trials are needed for providing more reliable conclusive evidence. SN - 1000-0607 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/22574575/[A_meta_analysis_on_acupuncture_treatment_of_shoulder_hand_syndrome]_ L2 - https://medlineplus.gov/acupuncture.html DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -
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