Cardiovascular Protective Role of Laser Acupuncture in Systemic Lupus

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  • participants needed
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  • sponsor
    Cairo University
Updated on 31 July 2021
diabetes
cardiovascular disease

Summary

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic and multisystemic autoimmune disorder which predominantly affecting women. The most common cause of death in lupus patients affected by disease for more than 5 years is cardiovascular disease due to presence of some factors as oxidative stress, pro-inflammatory cytokines , dyslipidemia, diabetes, and hypertension.

Description

laser acupuncture (active or sham) for one month (all-week days except Fridays) on acupoint number 14 of GV meridian, acupoint number 4 and 11 of large intestine, acupoint number 34 of gall bladder meridian, acupoint number 3 of liver meridian, acupoint number 4, 12, and 9 of conception vessel meridian, acupoint number 40, 36, and 25 of stomach meridian, acupoint number 6 of spleen meridian, and acupoint number 5 of triple energizer meridian (laser will be applied for 4 min on every acupiont) in lupus females

Details
Condition SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
Treatment laser application on acupoints
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04970199
SponsorCairo University
Last Modified on31 July 2021

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Inclusion Criteria

lupus females
patients

Exclusion Criteria

pregnancy
cardiovascular diseases
respiratory diseases
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