New CT Scans Reveal Acupuncture Points

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March 24, 2016

CT scans reveal anatomical structures of acupuncture points. A CT (computerized  tomography) scan is a series of X-rays used to create cross-sectional images. In this study published in the Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, researchers used in-line phase contrast CT imaging with synchrotron radiation on both non-acupuncture points and acupuncture points. The CT scans revealed clear distinctions between the non-acupuncture point and acupuncture point anatomical structures.

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