Electrophysiological measures during acupuncture-induced surgical analgesia.
- Author(s): Starr, A;
- Abraham, G;
- Zhu, Y;
- Ding, DY;
- Ma, L
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1001/archneur.1989.00520450080024
Electrophysiological recordings (electroencephalograms, somatosensory-evoked potentials, cognitive-evoked potentials) were made in five patients during acupuncture-induced analgesia for removal of a thyroid tumor. The electrophysiological measures were unchanged during the operation. Acupuncture's modes of action in producing analgesia are not revealed in this study.