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The Clinical Case Report by Acupuncture Treatment for Dizziness after Acoustic Neuroma Surgery
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Acupuncture
  • Volume 33, Issue 1,  2016, pp.33-36
  • Publisher : Society for Meridian and Acupoint
  • DOI : 10.14406/acu.2016.001
 Title & Authors
The Clinical Case Report by Acupuncture Treatment for Dizziness after Acoustic Neuroma Surgery
Kim, Yun-Jin; Teo, Chee-Fong;
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Objectives : The objective of this clinical case report is to describe an acupuncture treatment for dizziness after acoustic neuroma surgery. Methods : The patient was treated with acupuncture treatment for 4 months, 3 times per week. Duration for every treatment were 30 min by manual acupuncture with De Qi, which was designed to treat the dizziness and accompanied symptoms. Side-lying test was also used to evaluate dizziness and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression(HDRS) to evaluate depression. We evaluated the clinical result of the treatment by observing the patients symptoms. Results : After acupuncture treatments for 4 months, patient`s Side-lying test reduced to 10 second, and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression reduced 4 points. Conclusions : The clinical case treatment report may suggest that the acupuncture treatment can be a meaningful option for the intractable dizziness after acoustic neuroma surgery, and also able to reduced depression scale.
acupuncture;dizziness;acoustic neuroma;HDRS;
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