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Open Access Letter to the Editor

Rebuttal to "Life-threatening cardiac tamponade: a rare complication of acupuncture": Who framed acupuncture?

Tae-Hun Kim1 and Jung Won Kang2*

Author Affiliations

1 College of Oriental medicine, Gachon University, Seongnam, South Korea

2 Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

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Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2014, 9:144  doi:10.1186/s13019-014-0144-2

Published: 28 August 2014


A rebuttal to Chun KJ, Lee SG, Son BS, Kim Do H: Life-threatening cardiac tamponade: a rare complication of acupuncture. J Cardiothorac Surg 2014, 9:61.

Acupuncture; Cardiac tamponade; Possible causes; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Chemotherapy; STRICTA