Table 4

Round 2: selection of acupuncture points for treatment on the day of embryo transfer
Acupuncture points Responders nā€‰=ā€‰16 Strongly agree % (n) Agree % (n) Disagree % (n) Strongly disagree % (n) Missing % (n)
Innervation areas close to ovaries/uterus 18.8 (3) 25.0 (4) 56.3 (9) 0.0 0.0 (0)
PC6 (Neiguan) 43.8 (7) 56.3 (9) 0.0 0.0 0.0 (0)
LR3 (Taichong) 37.5 (6) 56.3 (9) 6.3 (1) 0.0 0.0 (0)
ST29 (Guilai) 37.5 (6) 50.0 (8) 12.5 (2) 0.0 0.0 (0)
ST30 (Qichong) 6.3 (1) 37.5 (6) 50.0 (8) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Ren4 (Guanyuan) 43.8 (7) 31.3 (5) 25.0 (4) 0.0 0.0 (0)
Ren6 (Qihai) 20.0 (3) 40.0 (6) 40.0 (6) 0.0 6.3 (1)
ST36 (Zusanli) 43.8 (7) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
SP6 (Sanyinjiao) 37.5 (6) 56.3 (9) 0.0 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
SP8 (Diji) 25.0 (4) 56.3 (9) 18.8 (3) 0.0 0.0 (0)
SP10 (Xuehai) 18.8 (3) 62.5 (10) 12.5 (2) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Yintang 43.8 (7) 43.8 (7) 12.5 (2) 0.0 0.0 (0)
KI3 (Taixi) 31.3 (5) 50.0 (8) 18.8 (3) 0.0 0.0 (0)
HT7 Shenmen) 18.8 (3) 62.5 (10) 18.8 (3) 0.0 0.0 (0)
KI13 (Qixue) 12.5 (2) 50.0 (8) 37.5 (6) 0.0 0.0 (0)
SP4 (Gongsun) 12.5 (2) 37.5 (6) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
LI 4 (Hegu) 18.8 (3) 56.3 (9) 12.5 (2) 12.5 (2) 0.0 (0)
Bl32 (Ciliao) 12.5 (2) 37.5 (6) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Du20 (Baihui) 37.5 (6) 62.5 (10) 0.0 0.0 0.0 (0)

Smith et al.

Smith et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:88   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-88

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