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Effects of Acupuncture at ST36 and PC6 on Blood Pressure and Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypertensive Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2009 by Kyunghee University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01002846
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2009
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Information provided by:
Kyunghee University Medical Center
October 26, 2009
October 27, 2009
October 27, 2009
September 2009
June 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To assess effects of acupuncture on endothelial function with FMD variation after 8 weeks treatments. [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
To examine the effects of acupuncture on blood pressure, lipid , hsCRP level variation with ABPM after 8 weeks treatments. [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
Same as current
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Effects of Acupuncture at ST36 and PC6 on Blood Pressure and Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypertensive Patients
Effects of Acupuncture at ST36 and PC6 on Blood Pressure and Endothelial
This is randomised, controlled study about effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and endothelial dysfunction in stage I hypertension patient without medication. Subject will receive 8 weeks of either acupuncture or sham acupuncture, measuring FMD and blood test before and after treatment.
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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Hypertension
Procedure: acupuncture
acupuncture group : subject will undergo 20minute sessions twice a week for 8weeks. Disposable acupuncture needle(4cm sterilized stainless steel) will be inserted up to 1 cm depth sham acupuncture group : subject will undergo 20 minute. Disposable acupuncture needle(4cm sterilized stainless steel) will be inserted under 1 cm slightly.
  • Experimental: traditional acupuncture
    Procedure : ST 36 and PC 6 are selected, subject will undergo 20minute sessions twice a week for 8weeks. Disposable acupuncture needle(4cm sterilized stainless steel) will be inserted up to 1 cm depth
    Intervention: Procedure: acupuncture
  • Sham Comparator: sham acupuncture
    Procedure : Beside 1cm of ST 36 and PC 6 are selected( not meridian point), subject will undergo 20 minute. Disposable acupuncture needle(4cm sterilized stainless steel) will be inserted under 1 cm slightly.
    Intervention: Procedure: acupuncture
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Unknown status
32
June 2010
June 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients age 18-70 diagnosed stage I hypertension ( JNC-7) without taking hypertensive medication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Secondary hypertension
  • DM
  • History of cardiovascular disease
  • Taking hypertensive medication
  • Taking hyperlipidemic medication
  • Smoking
  • Pregnancy or feeding woman
  • Cannot follow indication or there is no agreement of patient and conservator
  • Investigator decide Inappropriate to trial
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Korea, Republic of
 
 
NCT01002846
KHNMC/5H/IRB/2009/007
Yes
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Oriental Medicine of Stroke & Neurological Disorders Center
Kyunghee University Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: SeongUk Park, OMD Oriental medicine center of Stroke and Neurology
Kyunghee University Medical Center
October 2009

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