Effect of electroacupuncture on electrogastrogram and gastric antrum ghrelin in rats with diabetic gastroparesis

Effect of electroacupuncture on electrogastrogram and gastric antrum ghrelin in rats with... Objective: To observe the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) on the electrogastrogram and gastric antrum ghrelin in rats with diabetic gastroparesis (DGP). Methods: Fifty Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were randomly divided into group A, group B, group C, group D and group E, 10 rats in each group. Group A was the blank control group without intervention. Group B, Group C, Group D and Group E were treated with single dose intraperitoneal injection of 2% streptozotocin (STZ), combined with 8-week high glucose and high fat diet to establish DGP rat models. Group B was the model group without treatment. Group C was the EA at acupoint group, was treated with EA at Zusanli (ST 36), Liangmen (ST 21) and Sanyinjiao (SP 6). Group D was the EA at non-acupoint group, was treated by EA at the control points of Zusanli (ST 36), Liangmen (ST 21) and Sanyinjiao (SP 6). Rats in the metoclopramide control group received 1.7% metoclopramide solution [10 mL/(kg·bw)] by gavage. Rat’s blood glucose level was measured by blood glucose meter; gastric emptying rate was detected using phenol red as a marker; the electrogastrogram was detected by BL-420F biological function system; the protein level of ghrelin was detected by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science Springer Journals

Effect of electroacupuncture on electrogastrogram and gastric antrum ghrelin in rats with diabetic gastroparesis

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Acupuncture
ISSN
1672-3597
eISSN
1993-0399
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11726-017-1008-9
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