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Table 2 Details of each group

From: Acupuncture for chronic, stable angina pectoris and an investigation of the characteristics of acupoint specificity: study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Group Interventions Acupoints Manipulation
Acupoint on disease- affected meridian Acupuncture and basic treatment Neiguan (PC6) Both points are punctured bilaterally and perpendicularly 2 to 4 cm
Tongli (HT5)
Acupoint on non-affected meridian Acupuncture and basic treatment Taiyuan (LU9) Both points are punctured bilaterally and perpendicularly 2 to 4 cm.
Kongzui (LU6)
   1) On the front arm of deltoid muscle and biceps brachi junction.  
Non-acupoint Acupuncture and basic treatment 2) On the ulnar side of the arm, half way between the epicondylus medialis of the humerus and the ulnar side of the wrist. Both points are punctured bilaterally and perpendicularly 3 to 5 cm.
Waiting list Basic treatment