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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2022, 4(8); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2022.040805.

Overview of Warm Acupuncture for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy


Liyao Chen1, Yami Zhang2

Corresponding Author:
Yami Zhang

1Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China

2Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China


Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is one of the common side effects in tumor treatment and has now become a thorny problem limiting tumor treatment. Due to the complex mechanism of CIPN, it is commonly treated clinically with symptomatic treatment, supplemented by sedation and antidepressants, with poor therapeutic effects. In this paper, we review the treatment of CIPN with warm acupuncture in order to provide reference and basis for the clinical treatment of CIPN.


Warm Acupuncture, Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Review

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Liyao Chen, Yami Zhang. Overview of Warm Acupuncture for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 8: 29-34. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.040805.


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