Am J Chin Med. 1985 ; 13(1-4): 127-31.
Acupuncture therapy in acute abdomen.
Acupuncture as a therapeutic measure for abdominal pain was early recorded in Huangdi Neijing ("Yellow Emperor's Canon of Medicine"). Fruitful experiences have been accumulated in the practice of the long historical years. Nowadays acupuncture therapy has become one of the main therapeutic methods in surgical acute abdomen and is widely used clinically.