Keyword Search

TRANSLATION:Breast Window
TYPE:
LOCATION:On the chest, in the third intercostal space, 4 cun lateral to the midline, level with CV 18
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 20° insertion laterally or medially along the intercostal space, b. 5° insertion superiorly or inferiorly along the channel
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-0.8 cun
TCM ACTION:Alleviates cough and wheezing, benefits the breasts
INDICATIONS:Fullness in the chest with shortness of breath, cough, hiccough, restless sleep, breast abscess
WESTERN USES:
CAUTIONS & CONTRAINDICATIONS:Deep or perpendicular insertion carries a substantial risk of puncturing the lung
POINT COMBINATIONS:
NOTES & COMMENTS: