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Table 1 Locations of non-acupoints in the sham acupuncture group

From: Acupuncture as adjunctive therapy for acute renal colic caused by urinary calculi: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Subgroup Non-acupoints Locations
1 NA 1 3 mm lateral to the Shanglian (LI9) horizontally
NA 3 3 mm lateral to the Pianli (LI6) horizontally
2 NA 4 3 mm lateral to the Sidu (TE9) horizontally
NA 16 3 mm lateral to the Yinxi (HT6) horizontally
3 NA 6 3 mm lateral to the Zhigou (TE6) horizontally
NA 8 3 mm lateral to the Kongzui (LU6) horizontally
4 NA 12 3 mm lateral to the Jianshi (PC5) horizontally
NA 2 3 mm lateral to the Xialian (LI8) horizontally
5 NA 7 3 mm lateral to the Zhizheng (SI7) horizontally
NA 11 3 mm lateral to the Erbai (EX-UE2) horizontally
6 NA 5 3 mm lateral to the Sanyangluo (TE8) horizontally
NA 13 3 mm lateral to the Jingqu (LU8) horizontally
7 NA 9 3 mm lateral to the Ximen (PC4) horizontally
NA 15 3 mm lateral to the Tongli (HT5) horizontally
8 NA 14 3 mm lateral to the Lingdao (HT4) horizontally
NA 10 3 mm internal to the Erbai (EX-UE2) horizontally
  1. NA non-acupoint