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Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2023, 5(10); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2023.051005.

Progress of Clinical Research on the Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Children by TCM Acupuncture


Haoyu Chen1, Hujie Song2

Corresponding Author:
Hujie Song

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China

2Xi'an Hospital of Encephalopathy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710032, China


Hydrocephalus is a common clinical disease in children, which is often caused by the obstruction of the cerebrospinal fluid circulation pathway, resulting in an excessive increase of cerebrospinal fluid, and then increased intracranial pressure. At present, clinically targeted western medicine therapy can improve symptoms, but its risk often brings endless pain to children. How to effectively improve the symptoms of children has been the focus of research. The authors found that acupuncture treatment with other therapies can significantly improve the dysfunction of children with hydrocephalus, and acupuncture treatment is more suitable for mild progressive hydrocephalus and communicating hydrocephalus.


Acupuncture Treatment, Hydrocephalus in Children, Needling, Intracranial Hypertension

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Haoyu Chen, Hujie Song. Progress of Clinical Research on the Treatment of Hydrocephalus in Children by TCM Acupuncture. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 10: 28-34. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2023.051005.


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