Complementary Medicine Footnotes September 2007 Issue

1 Peuker ET, White A, Ernst E, et al. Taumatic complications of acupuncture. Arch Fam Med. 1999;8:553-558.

2 MacPherson H. Fatal and adverse events from acupuncture: allegation, evidence, and the implications. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 1999;5(1):47-56.

3 MacPherson H. Fatal and adverse events from acupuncture: allegation, evidence, and the implications. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 1999;5(1):47-56.

4 Lectures on implants and gold bead therapy listed for the 2008 AAVA Annual Meeting – Nashville, Tennessee, March 7-9, 2008, obtained at http://www.aava.org/php/aava_blog/?p=40 on July 29, 2007.

5 Gerard PS. Images in Clinical Medicine: acupuncture-like fragments. NEJM. 1995;332(26):1792-1794.

6 Imray TJ and Hiramatsu Y. Radiographic manifestations of Japanese acupuncture. Radiology. 1975;115:625-626.

7 Durkes T. Gold bead implantation in small animals. The Medical Acupuncture Web Page. From the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) 25th Annual Congress.  Obtained at http://users.med.auth.gr/~karanik/english/articles/durkgold.html on July 29, 2007.

8 Durkes TE. Gold bead implants. Problems in Veterinary Medicine. 1992; 4(1):207-211.

9 Durkes T.  Gold bead implantation in small animals. The Medical Acupuncture Web Page. From the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) 25th Annual Congress.  Obtained at http://users.med.auth.gr/~karanik/english/articles/durkgold.html on July 29, 2007.

10 Eagle K. Acupuncture-needle fragments. New England Journal of Medicine.  1995; 332(5):304.

11 Durkes TE. Gold bead implants. Problems in Veterinary Medicine. 1992; 4(1):207-211.

12 Durkes TE. Chapter 25, Gold Bead Implants. In Schoen AM (ed.): Veterinary Acupuncture – Ancient Art to Modern Medicine. St. Louis: Mosby, Inc. 2001,  pp. 303-305.

13 Durkes T. Gold bead implantation in small animals. The Medical Acupuncture Web Page. From the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) 25th Annual Congress.  Obtained at http://users.med.auth.gr/~karanik/english/articles/durkgold.html on July 29, 2007.

14 Hielm-Bjorkman A et al. Double-blind evaluation of implants of gold wire at acupuncture points in the dog as a treatment for osteoarthritis induced by hip dysplasia. The Veterinary Record. 2001; 149:452-456.

15 Bolliger C et al. Gait analysis of dogs with hip dysplasia treated with gold bead implantation acupuncture. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2002; 15:116-122.

16 Jaeger GT, Larsen S, Soli N, et al. Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the pai-relieving effects of the implantation of gold beads into dogs with hip dysplasia. Veterinary Record. 2006;158:722-726.

17 Galuten A and Austin JHM. Permanent subcutaneous acupuncture needles: radiographic manifestations. J Can Radiol Assoc.  1988;39:54-56.

18 Gerard PS, Wilck E, and Schiano T. Imaging implications in the evaluation of permanent needle acupuncture. Clinical Imaging.  1993;17:36-40.

19 Imray TJ and Hiramatsu Y. Radiographic manifestations of Japanese acupuncture. Radiology. 1975;115:625-626.

20 Eagle K. Acupuncture-needle fragments. New England Journal of Medicine. 1995; 332(5):304.

21 Von Riedenauer WB, Baker MK, and Brewer RJ. Video-assisted thorascopic removal of migratory acupuncture needle causing pneumothorax.Chest. 2007;131:899-901.

22 Yokogushi K. Embedded needles in acupuncture: case report and review of the literature. Medical Acupuncture. 15(3). Obtained at http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/aama_marf/journal/vol15_3/case4.html on July 29, 2007.

23 Gerard PS Images in Clinical Medicine: acupuncture-like fragment. NEJM. 1995;332(26):1792-1794.

24 Peuker ET et al. Traumatic complications of acupuncture. Arch Fam Med. 1999;8:553-558.

25 Yamashita H et al. Systematic review of adverse events following acupuncture: the Japanese literature. Complement Ther Med. 2001; 9(2):98-104.

26 Anonymous. Confirmed or suspected adverse effects of acupuncture. Obtained at http://websites.golden-orb.com/pain-education/100194.php on 030303.

27 Vassiou K, Kelekis NL, and Fezoulidis IV. Multiple retained acupuncture needle fragments. Eur Radiol.  2003;13:1188-1189.

28 Hasegawa O, Shibuya K, Suzuki Y, et al. [Acupuncture needles, straying in the central nervous system and presenting neurological signs and symptoms.]  Rinsho Shinkeigaku. 1990;30(10):1109-1113.

29 Abumi K, Anbo H, and Kaneda  K. Migration of an acupuncture needle into the medulla oblongata. Eur Spine J. 1996;5(2):137-139.

30 Kim YJ, Kim JY, Choi BW, et al. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Right ventricular acupuncture needle embolism detected on coronary computer tomography angiography.  Circulation. 2006;114(23):e623-e626.

31 Adeniran A, Hobby JAE, and Bentley B. Removal of minute foreign bodies. Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine. 1995;12:298-299.

32 Vassiou K, Kelekis NL, and Fezoulidis IV. Multiple retained acupuncture needle fragments. Eur Radiol. 2003;13:1188-1189.

33 Kakurai M, Demitsu T, Umemoto N, et al. Activation of mast cells by silver particles in a patient with localized argyria due to implantation of acupuncture needles. British Journal of Dermatology. 2003;148:822.

34 Romaguera C and Grimalt F. Contact dermatitis from a permanent acupuncture needle. Contact Dermatitis. 1981;7(3):156-157.

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