世界针灸学会联合会

Current situation of the use of acupoints in rats based on literatures

author:孙梦晓 source:本站原创 Click:204 update:2018-04-28
  

YANG Tao,ZHAO Shumeng,ZHAO Xue,GUO Yi,CHEN Zelin,GUO Yongming

(1 Experimental Acupuncture and Moxibustion Research Center, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China; 2 Acupuncture and Massage College, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 

300193, China)

AbstractObjective:  To  summarize  the  location  of  acupoints  used  in  acupuncture  and  moxibustion experimental research in recent years, and to provide reference for the standardization of acupoint location in  rats.  Methods:  Retrieval  acupuncture  literature  research  in  Chinese  Journal  Full-text  Database  and PubMed  Database from 2012 to 2017  ,to establish the acupoints database in experimental study of rat , statistical and analysis the frequency of acupoints used in the database , and extract the positioning method of acupoint , positioning basis and other related information.  Results:  a total of 2781 articles were included in the CNKI and PubMed,   The frequency of the top 10 in  the Chinese literature are Zu Sanli, Bai Hui, Nei Guan, San Ynjiao, Shen Shu, Guan Yuan, Da Zhui, Qu Chi, Zhong Wan, Tai Chong, , the cumulative frequency was about 2874 times.The frequency of the top 10 in English literature of the acupoints are Zu Sanli,  Bai Hui, Nei Guan, Da Zhui, San Yinjiao, Shen Shu, TianShu, Shui Gou, Qu Chi, the cumulative frequency was about 432 times. In the Chinese literature, Zu Sanli was most located refer to "experimental acupuncture", the frequency is 59.5%, and the most commonly used method in the English literature is the personification comparison method, with the frequency of 35%. In both of Chinese and English literatures, "5mm under the  fibular  head"  is  the  most  widely  used  metho  to  location  Zu  Sanli.  Conclusion:  there  is  no  uniform standard  for  acupuncture  points  for  experimental  animals,  so  it  is  urgent  to  establish  the  standard  of acupuncture point location for Experimental animals.

Key words: rat acupoint, location method, location basis,bibliometrics