Using Acupuncture Analgesia in Surgery

Professor Xin Yuling led a national task force to study acupuncture anagelsia’s clinical application in the and 1970’s. He offered from his video collection of operations performed utilizing acupuncture in place of anesthesia, including historical footage of a surgical procedure observed by President Nixon and his delegation during their visit to China.



About exploreIM.UCLA


As part of the UCLA Center for East West Medicine’s ongoing effort to bridge the understanding of the integration of western medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it has launched Explore IM: Exploring Integrative Medicine, a web-based portal designed to be a world class interactive resource for integrative medicine.