Case Report on the 2 Cases of Patients with Vascular Disease of Spinal Cord

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J Korean Acupunct Moxib Soc. 2013;30(3):141-153
Publication date (electronic) : 2013 June 20
doi : https://doi.org/10.13045/acupunct.2013014
Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Meridian & Acupoint, Colleage of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University
*Corresponding author : Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Meridian & Acupoint, Colleage of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University, 136, Sincheondong-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu, 706-828, Republic of Korea Tel : +82-53-770-2115 E-mail : whiteyyou@nate.com
Received 2013 May 10; Revised 2013 May 29; Accepted 2013 June 03.

Abstract

Objectives :

The study aimed to show the clinical effects of oriental medical treatments for vascular disease of spinal cord.

Methods :

The patients were treated using acupuncture, electroacupuncture, pharmacoacupuncture, herbal medication. And the effects for vascular disease of spinal cord have measured in ASIA scale, SCIM III.

Results :

Sensory score on the ASIA scale is increased 128 to 156 in case 1, 189 to 196 in case 2. Motor score on the ASIA scale isn’t changed in case 1, but is increased 90 to 99 in case 2. SCIM III is improved 25 to 30 in case 2.

Conclusions :

From the above results, It is considered that oriental medical treatments is effective on vascular disease of spinal cord.

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