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Evid Based Complement Alternat Med


Acupuncture Methods for Primary Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Yin Z, Wang F, Sun M, Zhao L, Liang F
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2022; 2022:3178154.
PMID: 35237333.


Primary trigeminal neuralgia (PTN) is a clinical refractory disorder characterized by excruciating pain that severely impacts the quality of life. Several studies have shown that acupuncture can improve PTN pain. However, the comparative efficacy and safety of acupuncture are unknown. Herein, a systematic review was conducted to compare the efficacy and safety of various acupuncture methods for PTN treatment.