Application of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy at Acupoint Pericardium 6 (Pc6 Neiguan) in the Treatment of Heart Failure: Clinical Research and Animal Study

  • Yang, Yao-Hsu (PI)
  • Chiang, Hsin Ju (CoPI)
  • Leu, Steve (CoPI)
  • Sung, Pei Hsun (CoPI)
  • Yip, Hon Kan (CoPI)

Project: National Science and Technology CouncilNational Science and Technology Council Academic Grants

Project Details


心衰竭病人造成社會家庭與經濟方面沉重的負擔,雖然目前已有結合多種藥物治療與多職類的照顧,心衰病患五年的死亡率仍高達五成,透過非侵入性的前瞻內關穴位震波(Radial PC6 ESWT)治療,除了安全性可期外,能於心衰竭急性期的早期介入與慢性期的持續治療,期待可以在標準治療的基礎上,提供更進一步的心衰治療效果與心臟功能改善。

Project IDs

Project ID:PC11007-1888
External Project ID:MOST110-2320-B182-013
Effective start/end date01/08/2131/07/22


  • heart failure
  • extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT)
  • acupoint
  • acupuncture
  • Neiguan
  • pericardium 6 (PC6)


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