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(2017) Comparative Effectiveness of Acupuncture and Antiarrhythmic Drugs for the Prevention of Cardiac Arrhythmias: A Systematic Review and Meta-
Introduction and Objectives: This study was designed to systematically evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment for arrhythmia compared to existing drug therapy.
Methods: Randomized controlled trials（RCTs） were identified through searches of the MEDLINE, CNKI, Embase, and Cochrane databases (1970 through 2016) and hand searches of cross-
Results: A total of 13 trials with 797 patients met the criteria for analysis. The results of the meta-
Conclusions: In summary, our meta-
Li Y. et al. (2017) Comparative Effectiveness of Acupuncture and Antiarrhythmic Drugs for the Prevention of Cardiac Arrhythmias: A Systematic Review and Meta-
(2017) Conventional acupuncture for cardiac arrhythmia: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials
'Results. Nine qualified studies involving 638 patients were included. Only 1 study had definitely low risk of bias, while 7 trials were rated as unclear and 1 as high. Meta-
Conclusions. CA may be a useful and safe alternative or additive approach to AADs for cardiac arrhythmia, especially in VPB and Af patients, which mainly based on a pooled estimate and result from 1 study with higher methodological quality. However, we could not reach a robust conclusion due to low quality of overall evidence.'
Liu, J., Li, S., Liu, L. et al. (2017) Conventional acupuncture for cardiac arrhythmia: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Chin. J. Integr. Med. (2017). doi:10.1007/s11655-