Effect of Acupuncture Intervention on Improving Neurological Function and Antiinflammation in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke "ANAIS"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Clinically diagnosed acute ischemic stroke
- Initial NIHSS between 4~20
- Aged 45 ~ 85

Exclusion Criteria

- Hemorrhagic transformation after cerebral infarction, the hemorrhage size estimated to be ≥ 2cm in diameter by brain imaging.
- Any intracranial hemorrhage , except hemorrhagic transformation after cerebral infarction
- Any intracranial operation during acute stage
- Patient using anticoagulants
- Cerebellar infarction
- Special causes of stroke, such as coagulation abnormalities, or arteriovenous malformations
- Epileptic seizures after stroke
- Combined with infection diseases at the time of assessment
- Pregnant or breastfeeding women
- Present mental illness or symptoms and cannot cooperate with the study
- Cannot sign the inform consent