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Acupuncture for stress urinary incontinence in adults

  1. Yang Wang1,*,
  2. Liu Zhishun1,
  3. Weina Peng1,
  4. Jie Zhao2,
  5. Baoyan Liu3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Incontinence Group

Published Online: 1 JUL 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009408.pub2


How to Cite

Wang Y, Zhishun L, Peng W, Zhao J, Liu B. Acupuncture for stress urinary incontinence in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009408. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009408.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Guang An Men Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing, China

  2. 2

    Chinese Medical Doctor Association, China Association of Chinese Medicine, Education Department of Guang An Men Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing, Beijing, China

  3. 3

    China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China

*Yang Wang, Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Guang An Men Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, No.5, Beixiange Street, Xuanwu District, Beijing, 100053, China. migofree@126.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 1 JUL 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Bi 2007 {published data only}
  • Bi W. Clinical study on electroacupuncture treatment of female stress incontinence [电针治疗女性压力性尿失禁]. Cinese Archives of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2007;25(6):1284-5.

References to studies excluded from this review

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Bi 2011 {published data only}
  • Bi K, Chi X, Song C. Warm acupuncture combined with foot massage and pelvic floor training for stress incontinence. [温针灸配合足底反射区按摩及盆底肌肉训练治疗压力性尿失禁的疗效观察]. International Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2011;33(3):251-3.
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Chen 2010 {published data only}
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Gao 2011 {published data only}
  • Gao X, Zhang L, Dong S, Xing Y. Medium frequency electro stimulant therapy combined with acupuncture for female stress incontinence [中频电刺激联合针刺治疗女性压力性尿失禁]. Journal of China Traditional Chinese Medicine Information 2011;3:200.
He 2011 {published data only}
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Jung 2008 {published data only}
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Le 2008 {published data only}
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Shang 2010 {published data only}
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Sun 2011 {published data only}
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Xiong 2005 {published data only}
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Yang 2004 {published data only}
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Yang 2008 {published data only}
  • Yang J, Guo X, Yang J. Acupuncture and foot massage for 68 cases of female stress incontinence [针灸和足疗治疗女性压力性尿失禁68例]. Journal of the Fourth Military Medical University 2008;29(20):1850.
Yang 2010 {published data only}
  • Yang X, Liang Y, Lu L. Clinical observation and nursing of warm acupuncture for stress incontinence. [温针灸治疗压力性尿失禁的疗效观察与护理]. Modern Nurses 2010;5:41.
Yang B 2010 {published data only}
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Yang T 2004 {published data only}
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Yue 2008 {published data only}
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Zheng 1992 {published data only}
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References to studies awaiting assessment

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