[Studies on causes of gynecology postoperative urinary retention and its acupuncture treatment].
Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2013 Nov;33(11):1052-6
Authors: An CP, Chang CF, Zhao WJ, Zhu ZL
Urinary retention is a frequent-encountered complication after gynaecological surgery. It affects the postoperative recovery and decreases the life quality of patients. In recent years, extensive researches on causes and treatments of postoperative urinary retention are carried out in clinic. And it is approved that acupuncture treatment, which includes body needling, moxibustion, combination of acupuncture and moxibustion, acupoint injection and medication plasters, has reliable effects and less side-effects. Acupuncture treatment on postoperative urinary retention keeps developing and innovating. And it is held to have better effect when compare with western medicine.
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