Affiliation: Meiji University of Oriental Medicine
- A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acupuncture in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): the COPD-acupuncture trial (CAT)Masao Suzuki
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
Arch Intern Med 172:878-86. 2012..This study was performed to determine whether acupuncture is superior to placebo needling in improving DOE in patients with COPD who are receiving standard medication...
- Combined standard medication and acupuncture for COPD: a case seriesMasao Suzuki
Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Acupunct Med 30:96-102. 2012..Traditional acupuncture has been used in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, only a few studies have been performed to determine the efficacy of this treatment...
- The effect of acupuncture in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseMasao Suzuki
Department of Health Promoting Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
J Altern Complement Med 14:1097-105. 2008..This study was conducted to determine whether a combination of traditional acupuncture treatment and conservative treatment for COPD improves dyspnea on exercise...
- Research into acupuncture for respiratory disease in Japan: a systematic reviewMasao Suzuki
Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto, Japan
Acupunct Med 27:54-60. 2009..Additionally, most of the reports are difficult for overseas researchers to access because they are written in Japanese and cannot be located using Medline...