Clinical trial on acupuncture adjuvant treatment in the pain after the surgery of
gastrointestinal carcinoma. Gastrointestinal cancer patients are diagnosed by pathology or
cell biology. Patients are randomized into 2 groups: The control group receive normal
treatment only, the experimental group receive acupuncture therapy besides normal treatment.
Clinical evaluation is based on the observation of the pain degree and life quality
improvement. Blood biochemistry tests mainly include Prostaglandin
E2(PGE2),5-hydroxytryptamine(5-HT), histamine(HIS), malondialdehyde (MDA), superoxide
dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px), adrenaline, nor-adrenaline, tumor necrosis
factor (TNF)-α, cell flow cytometry on Th1, Th2, Th17, Treg cytokines as well as serum
cortisol, estradiol (female), progesterone (female), testosterone (male) etc.