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Intervention Protocol

Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome

  1. Danforn CE Lim1,*,
  2. Charlie Changli Xue2,
  3. Felix WS Wong3,
  4. Anthony J O'Sullivan4,
  5. Jian Ping Liu5,
  6. Wei Chen6,
  7. Lisa NC Cheng7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group

Published Online: 15 APR 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 23 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007689


How to Cite

Lim DCE, Xue CC, Wong FWS, O'Sullivan AJ, Liu JP, Chen W, Cheng LNC. Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007689. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007689.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of New South Wales, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    RMIT University, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    School of Women's and Children's Health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia

  4. 4

    University of New South Wales, St George Clinical School, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia

  5. 5

    Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Centre for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China

  6. 6

    Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Centre For Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China

  7. 7

    University of New South Wales, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia

*Danforn CE Lim, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Elizabeth St, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, 2170, Australia. celim@unswalumni.com. D.LIM@UNSW.EDU.AU.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 15 APR 2009

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture treatment for subfertile women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).