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What does HANS stand for?

HANS stands for Han's acupoint nerve stimulator


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After 4 acupoints or non-acupoints being needled, 4 auxiliary needles will be punctured at 2 mm lateral to every acupoint or non-acupoint and punctured to a depth of 2 mm without manual stimulation. Transcutaneous electric acupoint stimulation (HANS: Han's acupoint nerve stimulator.
After insertion, apart from the acupoints around the neck (ST9, GB20, non-acupoints4), six auxiliary needles will be punctured at 2 mm lateral to each acupoint or non-acupoint. As to the auxiliary needle, we will not do any manipulation. We use transcutaneous electric acupoints stimulation (HANS; Han’s acupoints nerve stimulator.
Condition: Opioid-use DisorderIntervention: Device: Han's Acupoint Nerve StimulatorS.
2008 Sep;28(9):629-33. Zhang B. Luo F. Liu C. Treatment of 121 heroin addicts with Han's acupoint nerve stimulator. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 2000 Aug;20(8):593-5. Shizhen, Li. Clinical Application of Commonly Used Acupuncture Points. Donica Publishing, LTd.
For this procedure, the mice were immobilized for 30 min during EA administration with no anesthetization [29]. After cleaning the skin with alcohol, two sterilized stainless-steel needles (0. 18 mm diameter × 3 mm length) were inserted in each leg, one at ST36 (2 mm lateral to the anterior tubercle of tibia) and the other at SP6 (2 mm proximal to the upper border of medial malleolus, at the posterior border of the tibia). The EA performed at these acupoints is known to relieve PD-like symptoms such as muscle and movement disorders [30]. The stimuli were generated from a Han’s Acupoint Nerve Stimulator.