Andrew C Ahn

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Electrical potential of acupuncture points: use of a noncontact scanning Kelvin probe
    Brian J Gow
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:632838. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Applying the Kelvin probe to biological tissues: theoretical and computational analyses
    Andrew C Ahn
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 Thirteenth Street, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 85:061901. 2012
  3. pmc Spatial anisotropy analyses of subcutaneous tissue layer: potential insights into its biomechanical characteristics
    Andrew C Ahn
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, USA
    J Anat 219:515-24. 2011
  4. pmc Electrical impedance of acupuncture meridians: the relevance of subcutaneous collagenous bands
    Andrew C Ahn
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11907. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Electrical properties of acupuncture points and meridians: a systematic review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:245-56. 2008
  6. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
  7. pmc Relevance of collagen piezoelectricity to "Wolff's Law": a critical review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:733-41. 2009
  8. pmc Subcutaneous fascial bands--a qualitative and morphometric analysis
    Weihui Li
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23987. 2011
  9. pmc A systems biology approach to studying Tai Chi, physiological complexity and healthy aging: design and rationale of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Peter M Wayne
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:21-34. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Pulsatile hemodynamics of hypertension: systematic review of aortic input impedance
    Weihui Li
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    J Hypertens 30:1493-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Electrical potential of acupuncture points: use of a noncontact scanning Kelvin probe
    Brian J Gow
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:632838. 2012
    ..002 and 0.0005, resp.). At the PC-6 site, no statistical differences in variability were observed. Conclusion. Acupuncture points may be associated with increased variability in electrical potential...
  2. ncbi request reprint Applying the Kelvin probe to biological tissues: theoretical and computational analyses
    Andrew C Ahn
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 Thirteenth Street, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 85:061901. 2012
    ..These results indicate that the Kelvin probe can be readily applied to studying the surface potential of biological tissue...
  3. pmc Spatial anisotropy analyses of subcutaneous tissue layer: potential insights into its biomechanical characteristics
    Andrew C Ahn
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, USA
    J Anat 219:515-24. 2011
    ..Spatial anisotropy analysis of ultrasound images has yielded meaningful patterns and may be an effective means to understand the biomechanical strain patterns within the subcutaneous tissue of the extremities...
  4. pmc Electrical impedance of acupuncture meridians: the relevance of subcutaneous collagenous bands
    Andrew C Ahn
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11907. 2010
    ..We are interested in seeing whether acupuncture meridians are associated with lower electrical impedance and whether ultrasound-derived measures--specifically echogenic collagenous bands--can account for these impedance differences...
  5. doi request reprint Electrical properties of acupuncture points and meridians: a systematic review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:245-56. 2008
    ..However, the preliminary findings are suggestive and offer future directions for research based on in-depth interpretation of the data...
  6. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
    ..To determine whether electrodermal measures at Jing-Well acupuncture points, "indicator" points located at the tips of fingers and toes are associated with clinical measures in adolescent women with chronic pelvic pain...
  7. pmc Relevance of collagen piezoelectricity to "Wolff's Law": a critical review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:733-41. 2009
    ..In addition to reviewing the literature, this review generates several hypotheses and proposes future research to fully address the relevance of piezoelectricity in bone physiology...
  8. pmc Subcutaneous fascial bands--a qualitative and morphometric analysis
    Weihui Li
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23987. 2011
    ..This study's objective is to describe the morphological features of SQ fascial bands and to systematically evaluate the bands using image analyses tools and morphometric measures...
  9. pmc A systems biology approach to studying Tai Chi, physiological complexity and healthy aging: design and rationale of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Peter M Wayne
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:21-34. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Pulsatile hemodynamics of hypertension: systematic review of aortic input impedance
    Weihui Li
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    J Hypertens 30:1493-9. 2012
    ..This systematic review aims to summarize the literature, interpret existing data from the perspective of impedance theory, and to discuss their potential for generating physiological insights into HTN...
  11. pmc Electrical characterization of acupuncture points: technical issues and challenges
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:817-24. 2007
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