acu selected publications

MacPherson H, Vertosick EA, Foster NE, Lewith G, Linde K, Sherman KJ, Witt CM, Vickers AJ. The persistence of the effects of acupuncture after a course of treatment: A meta-analysis of patients with chronic pain. Pain. 2016; [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000747.

Brinkhaus B, Roll S, Jena S, Icke K, Binting S, Lotz F, Willich SN, Witt CM. Acupuncture in patients with allergic asthma – a randomised controlled trial. J Altern Complement Med. 2017;doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0357.

Nierhaus T, Pach D, Huang W, Long X, Napadow V, Roll S, Liang F, Pleger B, Villringer A, Witt C. Differential cerebral response to somatosensory stimulation of  an acupuncture point versus two non-acupuncture points measured with EEG and fMRI. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2015;9:74.

Witt C, Schuetzler L. The gap between results from sham-controlled trials and trials using other controls in acupuncture research-the influence of context. Complement Ther Med, 2013. 21(2):112-114.

Brinkhaus B, Ortiz M, Witt C, Roll S, Linde K, Pfab F, Niggemann B, Hummelsberger J, Treszl A, Ring J, Zuberbier T, Wegscheider K, Willich S. Acupuncture in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med, 2013. 158(4):225-234.

Li Y, Zheng H, Witt C, Roll S, Yu S, Yan J, Sun G, Zhao L, Huang W, Chang X, Zhang H, Wang D, Lan L, Zou R, Liang F. Acupuncture for migraine prophylaxis: a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ, 2012. 184(4):401-410.

Huang W, Pach D, Napadow V, Park K, Long X, Neumann J, Maeda Y, Nierhaus T, Liang F, Witt C. Characterizing acupuncture stimuli using brain imaging with FMRI--a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. PLoS One, 2012. 7(4):e32960.

Witt C, Meissner K, Pach D, Thiele C, Luedtke R, Ghadiyali Z, Deter H, Zimmermann-Viehoff F. Stimulation of gastric slow waves with manual acupuncture at acupuncture points ST36 and PC6--a randomized single blind controlled trial. Neurogastroenterol Motil, 2012. 24(5):438-445.

Witt C, Martins F, Willich S, Schuetzler L. Can I help you? Physicians' expectations as predictor for treatment outcome. Eur J Pain, 2012. 16(10):1455-1466.

Vickers A, Cronin A, Maschino A, Lewith G, MacPherson H, Foster N, Sherman K, Witt C, Linde K. Acupuncture for chronic pain: individual patient data meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med, 2012. 172(19):1444-1453.

Witt C, Schuetzler L, Luedtke R, Wegscheider K, Willich S. Patient characteristics and variation in treatment outcomes: which patients benefit most from acupuncture for chronic pain? Clinical Journal of Pain, 2011. 27(6):550-555.

Witt C, Pach D, Reinhold T, Wruck K, Brinkhaus B, Mank S, Willich S. Treatment of the adverse effects from acupuncture and their economic impact: a prospective study in 73,406 patients with low back or neck pain. Eur J Pain, 2011. 15(2):193-197.

Berman B, Langevin H, Witt C, Dubner R. Acupuncture for chronic low back pain. N Engl J Med, 2010. 363(5):454-461.

Witt C, Reinhold T, Brinkhaus B, Roll S, Jena S, Willich S. Acupuncture in patients with dysmenorrhea: a randomized study on clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in usual care. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2008. 198(2):166 e161-168.

Witt C, Jena S, Selim D, Brinkhaus B, Reinhold T, Wruck K, Liecker B, Linde K, Wegscheider K, Willich S. Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain. Am J Epidemiol, 2006. 164(5):487-496.

Witt C, Jena S, Brinkhaus B, Liecker B, Wegscheider K, Willich S. Acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip: a randomized, controlled trial with an additional nonrandomized arm. Arthritis Rheum, 2006. 54(11):3485-3493.

Witt C, Jena S, Brinkhaus B, Liecker B, Wegscheider K, Willich S. Acupuncture for patients with chronic neck pain. Pain, 2006. 125(1-2):98-106.

Witt C, Brinkhaus B, Jena S, Linde K, Streng A, Wagenpfeil S, Hummelsberger J, Walther H, Melchart D, Willich S. Acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomised trial. The Lancet, 2005. 366(9480):136-143.

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