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BLANCO OLIVA, Galina et al. Su Jok therapy in patients with hydrosalpinx diagnosis. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.7, pp.819-825. ISSN 1029-3019.

A quasi-experiment of 56 patients with hydrosalpinx diagnosis that went to the Natural and Traditional Medicine Service of "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba - referred from the Gynecology and Infertility Services -, was carried out from September, 2014 to December, 2015, to evaluate the response to Su Jok therapy. Among the analyzed variables there were: age, risk factors, clinical features, traditional syndromes, clinical course and response to the treatment. In the case material there was a prevalence of women aged 30-39, pelvic inflammatory disease and sexually transmitted infections as pathological history (71.4%), pain and vaginal secretion as main symptoms, as well as Qi liver stagnation, not firm Qi kidney and coldness-humidity in spleen as most frequent syndromes. Finally, there was a favorable clinical course and an appropriate response to the treatment

Keywords : hydrosalpinx; Su Jok therapy; therapeutic modality; secondary health care.

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