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Table 4 Round 2: selection of acupuncture points for treatment on the day of embryo transfer

From: Using a Delphi consensus process to develop an acupuncture treatment protocol by consensus for women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment

Acupuncture points Responders nā€‰=ā€‰16 Strongly agree % (n) Agree % (n) Disagree % (n) Strongly disagree % (n) Missing % (n)
Innervation areas close to ovaries/uterus 18.8 (3) 25.0 (4) 56.3 (9) 0.0 0.0 (0)
PC6 (Neiguan) 43.8 (7) 56.3 (9) 0.0 0.0 0.0 (0)
LR3 (Taichong) 37.5 (6) 56.3 (9) 6.3 (1) 0.0 0.0 (0)
ST29 (Guilai) 37.5 (6) 50.0 (8) 12.5 (2) 0.0 0.0 (0)
ST30 (Qichong) 6.3 (1) 37.5 (6) 50.0 (8) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Ren4 (Guanyuan) 43.8 (7) 31.3 (5) 25.0 (4) 0.0 0.0 (0)
Ren6 (Qihai) 20.0 (3) 40.0 (6) 40.0 (6) 0.0 6.3 (1)
ST36 (Zusanli) 43.8 (7) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
SP6 (Sanyinjiao) 37.5 (6) 56.3 (9) 0.0 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
SP8 (Diji) 25.0 (4) 56.3 (9) 18.8 (3) 0.0 0.0 (0)
SP10 (Xuehai) 18.8 (3) 62.5 (10) 12.5 (2) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Yintang 43.8 (7) 43.8 (7) 12.5 (2) 0.0 0.0 (0)
KI3 (Taixi) 31.3 (5) 50.0 (8) 18.8 (3) 0.0 0.0 (0)
HT7 Shenmen) 18.8 (3) 62.5 (10) 18.8 (3) 0.0 0.0 (0)
KI13 (Qixue) 12.5 (2) 50.0 (8) 37.5 (6) 0.0 0.0 (0)
SP4 (Gongsun) 12.5 (2) 37.5 (6) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
LI 4 (Hegu) 18.8 (3) 56.3 (9) 12.5 (2) 12.5 (2) 0.0 (0)
Bl32 (Ciliao) 12.5 (2) 37.5 (6) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Du20 (Baihui) 37.5 (6) 62.5 (10) 0.0 0.0 0.0 (0)