clinical therapeutic effect of acupuncture combined with medication on unstable angina pectoris and observation on dynamic ecg
cao jianping1, gao feng2, luo kan2, et al. (1.institute of acupuncture & moxibustion, china academy of tcm, beijing 100700, china; 2.wangjing hospital of china academy of tcm)
［abstract］purpose to compare clinical therapeutic effects of acupuncture combined with western medicine and simple western medicine on unstable angina pectoris. methods30 cases of unstable angina pectoris were treated with acupuncture plus western medicine (treatment group) and 21 cases with simple western medicine (control group), and angina pectoris, electrocardiogram (ecg) and duration of myocardial ischemia in dynamic ecg were observed. results in the treatment group, the effective rate for angina pectoris was 90.0% and for ecg was 76.7%, and the mean duration of myocardial ischemia in dynamic ecg decreased from 157.38±275.88 (min) to 24.96±46.12 (min). there was a significant difference between the two groups in angina pectoris (p0.05). conclusion acupuncture can increase therapeutic effect of western medicine on unstable angina pectoris and clinically, it is one of effective methods for angina pectoris.......