Patients with Prostate-related Illness

Perceived Quality of Life Before and After an Acupuncture Treatment: A Pilot Study*
Aaron Katz, M.D. and Cesar E. Armoza, Ph.D., L.Ac.

Reviewed by Jack Elinson, Ph.D. Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University
* Conducted during the year of 2001 in Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, The Center of Holistic Medicine

Purpose of the Study

The purpose of this study was to investigate changes in health-related conditions among patients who received acupuncture treatment. Specifically, this study sought to examine whether perceived quality of life among patients with a prostate-related illness improved after receiving acupuncture treatment.


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