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Case of buerger's disease Improve by Gi-Chim Treatment (Leech Therapy)
Kwak, Byung-Min; Hong, Kwon-Eui
Objective : The purpose of this case is to show a case of buerger's disease improved by leech therapy. Methods : The patient received Leech Therapy and Oriental medical therapy(acupuncture and herb medicine). Result : We evaluate through visual analog scale(VAS), neuropathic total symptom score(TSS), fontaine grade and picture of patient's foot. Conclusion : Leech therapy and Oriental medical therapy had a good effect on buerger's disease.
leech therapy; buerger's disease
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