Welcome, I hope you enjoyed my presentation on Medigogy on "Practice Greatness - Explaining how Acupuncture Works"
In this post, you'll find the citations from studies I covered (and more) as well as (at the bottom) some additional links to Ted Kaptchuk's TEDMED talk, and interesting articles on placebo.
Back it UP - General Acupuncture Citations
(thank you to John E. Pirog LAc MAOM for compiling this list)
Hempel S, Taylor SL, Solloway M, et al. Evidence Map of Acupuncture. VAE-ESP Project #05-226; 2013.
Vickers AJ, Cronin AM, Mascino AC, et al. Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Sep 10:1-10.
Corbett MS, Rice SJC, Madurasinghe, et al. Acupuncture and Other Physical Treatments for the Relief of Pain Due to Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Network Meta-analysis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2013 Sep;21(9):1290-8.
Ezzo J, Streitberger K, Schneider A. Cochrane systematic reviews examine P6 acupuncture-point stimulation for nausea and vomiting. J Altern Complement Med. 2006 Jun;12(5):489-95.
Chou R, Qaseem A, Snow V, et al. Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147 (7): 478-491.
Cassileth BR, Deng GE, Gomez JE, Johnstone PA, Kumar N, Vickers AJ; American College of Chest Physicians. Complementary therapies and integrative oncology in lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition). Chest. 2007 Sep;132(3 Suppl):340S-354S.
Witt CM, Pach D, Brinkhaus B, et al. Safety of acupuncture: results of a prospective observational study with 229,230 patients and introduction of a medical information and consent form. Forsch Komplementmed. 2009 Apr;16(2):91-7.
Back it UP - Fertility & Obstetrics Citations
Placebo Studies Citations
de la Fuente-Fernadez R, Ruth TJ, Sossi V, Schulzer M, Calne DB, Stoessl AJ. (2001) Expectation and dopamine release: mechanisms of the placebo effect in Parkinson’s disease. Science 293:1164-1166.
Dorn SD, Kaptchuk TJ, Park JB, et al. A meta-analysis of the placebo response in complementary and alternative medicine trials of irritable bowel syndrome. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2007;19:630–637.
Eippert F, Finsterbusch J, Bingel U, Bchel C. (2009) Direct evidence for spinal cord involvement in placebo analgesia. Science 326:404.
Scott DJ, Stohler CS, Egnatuk CM, Wang H, Koeppe RA, Zubieta JK. (2008) Placebo and nocebo effects are defined by opposite opiodergic and dopaminergic responses. Archives of General Psychiatry 65:220-231.
Benedetti F, Arduino C, Costa S, Vighetti S, Tarenzi L, Rainero I, Asteggiano G. (2006) Loss of expectation-related mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease makes analgesic therapies less effective. Pain 121:133-144.
Kaptchuk TJ. Powerful placebo: the dark side of the randomized controlled trial. Lancet.1998;351:1722–1725
Benedetti F, Mayberg HS, Wager TD, Stohler CS, Zubieta J-K. (2005) Neurobiological mechanisms of the placebo effect. Journal of Neuroscience 25:10390-10402.
Colloca L, Finniss D. (2012) Nocebo effects, patient-clinician communication, and therapeutic outcomes. Journal of the American Medical Association 307:567-568.
Meissner K, Bingel U, Colloca L, Wager TD, Watson A, Flaten MA. (2011) The placebo effect: advances from different methodological approaches. Journal of Neuroscience 31:16117-16124.
Miller FG, Colloca L, Kaptchuk TJ. (2009) The placebo effect: illness and interpersonal healing. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 52:518-539.
Kaptchuk TJ. The placebo effect in alternative medicine: can the performance of a healing ritual have clinical significance. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2002;136:817–825
Kaptchuk TJ, Friedlander E, Kelley JM, Sanchez MN, Kokkotou E, Singer JP, et al. (2010) Placebos without Deception: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. PLoS ONE 5(12): e15591. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015591
Kaptchuk TJ, Kelley JM, Conboy LA, et al. Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. BMJ. 2008;336:999–1003
Kam-Hansen S, Jakubowski M, Kelley JM, Kirsch I, Hoaglin DC, Kaptchuk TJ, Burstein R. Altered placebo and drug labeling changes the outcome of episodic migraine attacks. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jan 8; 6(218):218ra5
Articles of Interest