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Table 1 Acupuncture points and needle stimulation methods in treatment group

From: Effect of acupuncture in prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced cancer: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Acupuncture point Stimulation method Depth of insertion
RN12 (Zhongwan) Reducing twirling Perpendicular needling 2.5–3.5 cm
LR13(Zhangmen, bilaterally) Reducing twirling Oblique or perpendicular needling 1.3–2.5 cm
RN6 (Qihai) Tonic twirling Perpendicular needling 2.5–3.5 cm
ST25 (Tianshu, bilaterally) Reducing twirling Perpendicular needling 2.5–3.5 cm
PC6 (Neiguan, bilaterally) Reducing twirling Perpendicular needling 1.3–2.5 cm
ST36 (Zusanli, bilaterally) Tonic twirling with electrical stimulation Perpendicular needling 2.5–3.5 cm