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Novel circulatory connection from the acupoint Zhong Wan(CV12) to pancreas

중완혈에서 췌장으로 이어지는 새로운 순환적 연결

  • Kim, Min-Soo (Biomedical Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University) ;
  • Sung, Baeck-Kyoung (Biomedical Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University) ;
  • Ogay, Vyacheslav (Biomedical Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University) ;
  • Choi, Chun-Ju (Biomedical Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University) ;
  • Kim, Min-Su (Department of Large/Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida) ;
  • Kang, Dae-In ;
  • Soh, Kwang-Sup (Biomedical Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University)
  • 김민수 (서울대학교 물리천문학부 한의학물리연구실) ;
  • 성백경 (서울대학교 물리천문학부 한의학물리연구실) ;
  • ;
  • 최천주 (서울대학교 물리천문학부 한의학물리연구실) ;
  • 김민수 (플로리다대학교 수의과대학 대/소동물 임상과학과) ;
  • 강대인 (대한약침학회) ;
  • 소광섭 (서울대학교 물리천문학부 한의학물리연구실)
  • Published : 2008.03.31

Abstract

Objectives : Demonstrating a novel circulatory path from the acupoint(CV12) to the pancreas. Method : Alcian blue(1% solution, $20{\mu}l$, pH 7.4) was injected into the acupoint(CV12). Two hours later the surfaces of internal organs were observed by using a stereomicroscope. Results : Alcian blue arrived and colored the omental fat band(OFB) on the pancreas. The OFB connected the head and tail of the pancreas, the pancreas and the spleen, and the pancreas and the stomach. Conclusion : The existence of a novel circulatory path from the acupoint CV12 to the pancreas and its OFB was demonstrated.

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