Acupuncture in improving endometrial receptivity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
We found very low to moderate level of evidence that acupuncture may improve pregnancy rate and embryo transfer rate, increase trilinear endometrium, thicken endometrium, reduce resistive index (RI), pulse index (PI) and peak systolic velocity/ end-diastolic blood velocity (S/D), compared with medication, sham acupuncture or physiotherapy. Acupuncture was statistically significant as a treatment approach.
Published on Mar 13, 2019
Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management during labour.
Smith CA, Collins CT, Levett KM, Armour M, Dahlen HG, Tan AL, Mesgarpour B. (2020) Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management during labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2020, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009232. Acupressure led to decreased pain and C-sections.
Published on Apr 24, 2020
Effectiveness of Moxibustion for Breech Presentation: A Prospective Study
Moxibustion application increased the rate of vertex presentation at birth and also vaginal delivery rate compared with expectant management. Offering moxibustion between the 32nd and 36th week of gestation may provide women with a singleton fetus in breech presentation an opportunity for a vaginal birth.
Published on Sep 15, 2021
Smoke or smokeless moxibustion treatment for breech presentation: A three-arm pilot trial.
Smokeless moxibustion treatment showed an increasing trend towards cephalic presentation at the conclusion of intervention.
Published on Oct 18, 2021