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The effects of acupuncture treatment on the right frontoparietal network in migraine without aura patients

Published on Dec 1, 2015in Journal of Headache and Pain3.918
· DOI :10.1186/s10194-015-0518-4
Kuangshi Li5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Beijing University of Chinese Medicine),
Yong Zhang6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Beijing University of Chinese Medicine)
+ 5 AuthorsYihuai Zou5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Beijing University of Chinese Medicine)
Abstract
Background Functional and structural abnormalities in resting-state brain networks in migraine patients have been confirmed by previous functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies. However, few studies focusing on the neural responses of therapeutic treatment on migraine have been conducted. In this study, we tried to examined the treatment-related effects of standard acupuncture treatment on the right frontoparietal network (RFPN) in migraine patients.
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