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JSAM International Symposium of Evidence-based Acupuncture (2nd Symposium in 2009 (Saitama))

The 2nd JSAM International Symposium on Evidence-based Acupuncture
Date:12 June, 2009  9:00-17:15
Venue:Sonic City Hall Omiya, Saitama, Japan
President: Goto Shuji

Session 1: Present status of RCT research on Low Back Pain
Adrian White 
An introduction to low back pain
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Konrad Streitberger 
GERAC- The German Acupuncture Trial for Low Back Pain
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Claudia M. Witt
Efficacy and Effectiveness of Acupuncture in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain – The Acupuncture in Routine Care Study (ARC) and the Acupuncture Randomised Trial (ART)
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Andrea D. Furlan
A systematic review of acupuncture for chronic low-back pain
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Karen J. Sherman
Clinical trials of acupuncture for low back pain: what have they taught us about acupuncture’s effectiveness?
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Liu Baoyan
Research progress on Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment of Lumbar Spondylopathy currently in China
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Tsukayama Hiroshi
Difficulty of clinical trials of acupuncture
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Session 2: Treatment method for Low Back Pain of China, Korea and Japan based on the database research   

Liu Baoyan  
Acupuncture Treatment for Low Back Pain in China
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Kim Yong-suk 
Acupuncture Treatment for Low Back Pain in Korea
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Yamashita Hitoshi
Acupuncture Treatment for Low Back Pain in Japan from a Viewpoint of Clinical Research Papers
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Session 3: Sham acupuncture
Konrad Streitberger 
Non-penetrating Sham Acupuncture
[Abstract [Full Paper]

Takakura Nobuari
A double-blind placebo needle for acupuncture research
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

Kawakita Kenji
A possible physiological action mechanism of sham acupuncture, and proposal of new sham device for clinical research. 
[Abstract]  [Full Paper]

 

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