Past Issue

Volume 9, Supplement 1, Summer 2015 (Presented at 16th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 10th Royan Nursing and Midwifery Seminar) Pages: 82-83

P-94: Acupuncture as A New Infertility Treatment


Background
Infertility has long been a common problem in our human history and still continues to be a problem in the modern era. Fortunately Western Medicine has developed various treatment methodologies ,especially the new assisted reproductive technology, which does increase the success rate . Despite this, nearly half of the couples among these who get treated by WM still fail conceive. The main objective of the present study was to investigate the acupuncture strategies for female infertility in world.
Materials and methods
166 cases of infertility,the ages of patient 27-47 with an average being 37. Traditional Chinese Medicine periodic therapy, which included both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine from 1 day to 28.the average time of infertility was three and half years. All the patients had been evaluated and diagnosed by their WM doctor and most of them had received regular treatment.The main causes of infertility was :62 with ovulatory factor (37%); 31 with tubal factor (18%); 36 with endometriosis (21%); 29 with unexplained factor (17%);8 with uterine immune factor (5%).
Results
Among the 166 cases, 68 patient became pregnant after application of the above therapies. The success rate was 41%.
Conclusion
Because of various limitation , researcher ca not use the standard method for these clinical observation but acupuncture with TCM show cure infertility at a significant rate, and that the treatment provides new hope for those couple