Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 1992 ; 17(1): 65-6.
[The effect of acupuncture on the content of substance P in serum of gravida during delivery]
Jinzhou Medical College, Liaoning.
We determined the content of substance P in the serum of 56 gravida with radioimmunoassay before and after acupuncture during the active period of the delivery. The result suggested that the acupuncture may be decline the content of substance P in the serum of the gravida, so that played role of analgesic effects.