Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 115–119 | Cite as

Effect of warm needling plus oral medication on blood lipids in cerebral infarction patients

  • Zhen-jie Xu (徐贞杰)
  • Wei Qi (漆伟)
  • Yi Liu (刘奕)
Special Topic Study



To observe the effect of warm needling plus oral administration of rosuvastatin calcium tablets on blood lipids in cerebral infarction patients.


A total of 125 eligible cases were randomly allocated into group A (n=42), group B (n=40) and group C (n=43). Cases in group A received warm needling plus oral administration of rosuvastatin calcium tablets, cases in group B received warm needling, whereas cases in group C received oral administration of rosuvastatin calcium tablets.


After treatment, the total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride (TG), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) all dropped obviously in the three groups, with significant differences (all P<0.05), modified Barthel index (BI) scores all significantly rise (all P<0.05), and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) remained unchanged (all P>0.05). After treatment, the changes of TC, TG and LDL-C in group A were significantly different from those in group B and group C (all P<0.05), while the changes showed no statistical significance between group B and group C (P>0.05). There were no between-group differences in HDL-C among the three groups (all P>0.05); the modified BI scores in group A and group B were significantly higher than that in group C (both P<0.05), while there was no significant difference between group A and group B (P>0.05). After treatment, the total effective rate was significantly higher in group A than that in group B and group C (both P<0.05), there was no significant difference between group B and group C (P>0.05).


Warm needling and oral administration of rosuvastatin calcium tablets both can adjust blood lipids effectively in cerebral infarction patients with a similar therapeutic efficacy, while the effect gets better based upon combining both methods; acupuncture-moxibustion plays an important role in the recovery of nerve functions in cerebral infarction patients.


Acupuncture Therapy Moxibustion Therapy Warm Needling Therapy Cerebral Infarction Blood Lipid Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablets 






将125 例符合纳入标准 的脑梗死合并血脂异常的患者随机分为3 组, 其中A 组42 例, 采用温针灸结合口服瑞舒伐他汀钙片治疗; B 组40 例, 采用温针灸治疗; C 组43 例, 口服瑞舒伐他汀钙片治疗。


治疗后, 3 组患者总胆固醇、甘油三酯、低密 度脂蛋白均较本组治疗前明显下降(均P<0.05), 改良Barthel 指数(BI)评分均有明显增加(均P<0.05), 高密度脂蛋 白升高均不明显(均P>0.05); 治疗后, 在总胆固醇(TC)、甘油三酯、低密度脂蛋白变化方面, A 组较B、C 两组明 显降低(均P<0.05), 但B、C 两组疗效相当(P>0.05), 3 组高密度脂蛋白结果无明显差异(均P>0.05); A、B 两组改 良BI 评分较C 组明显增加(均P<0.05), 但A、B 两组比较, 无明显差异(P>0.05)。治疗后, A 组总体疗效优于B 组 和C 组(均P<0.01), B 组与C 组无统计学差异(P>0.05)。


温针灸及口服瑞舒伐他汀钙片均可有效的调节脑梗死患者的血脂水平, 且两者效果相当, 但两种方法联用降脂效果更加明显; 针灸在脑梗死患者神经功能恢复过程中发挥着重要作用。


针刺疗法 灸法 温针疗法 脑梗死 血脂 瑞舒伐他汀钙片 





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This work was supported by Key Discipline Funded Project of Chongqing City (重庆市重点学科基金资助项 目, No. 2008-47).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhen-jie Xu (徐贞杰)
    • 1
  • Wei Qi (漆伟)
    • 1
  • Yi Liu (刘奕)
    • 1
  1. 1.Rehabilitation DepartmentChongqing Three Gorges Central HospitalChongqingChina

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