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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TTiunday, April 13, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGI HIRAID 9 Acupuncture operations termed superior WASHINGTON (A P) Acupuncture operations wit- nessed in Cliina have con- vinced President Nixon's per- sonal physician "lhat they have something very superior to our method of anesthesia." Dr. Walter H. Tkach said also "1 think it would be great" it some Chinese sur- geons came to the next Amer- ican Medical Association con- A HAIRY MATTER-Sen. William Proxmire, D-Wis., smoothes the back of his head just before holding a news conference in Washington. His recent hoir transplant above his forehead is evident. rention to demonstrate Ihe in- sertion of long, thin needles into (lie body to kill pain dur- ing surgery. Such an idea al- ready has been proposed by Dr. Wesley Hall, AMA presi- dent. Tkach indicated in an inter- view Tuesday (hat he will do all he can to have the White House join in issuing an invi- tation to China to send sur- geons for a demonstration at the AMA's June session in San The president's physician disclosed also that while he was in Peking he requested that groups of American doc- tors be allowed to go to China and he given first-hand train- ing in acupuncture, at least in its use as an anesthetic. "But so far, I've had no re- he said. Tkach declared himself much impressed with the use of anesthetic acupuncture, the insertion into the body of long needles followed by applica- tion of an electric current t h r o u g li the needles. He added r LESS DANGER "It's something we had bel- ter learn about and make use of clinically as a possible whole new kind of anesthetic that would be free of the dan- gers of what we call 'systemic traumas' (adverse effects on bodily systems) from the anesthetics we presently use." The White House physician said also, in answer to ques- tions, that while he had no first-hand knowledge of Ihe effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for conditions such as deafness, he has "no reason to believe lhat they would want to falsify" claims they have made on such tilings. He said that on Feb. 21, he and Dr. W. Kenneth Kiland, a New York osteopatliic physi- cian, witnessed three opera- tions at Peking's Friendship Hospital. They involved surgical re- movals of: A cataract from the left eye of a man, C5; thyroid tumor from a woman, 21 i; and a cyst from the ovary of another woman, 37, who also had her fallopian tubes tied off. In each case, surgery was begun 20 minutes after the needles were inserted, and "Ihe patients were alert, we tnlkcd to them during the sur- gery, and all of them reported they experienced no pain." "All three operations were done within an hour, and the surgery itself was absolutely beautiful, almost artistic. The dissection was just beautiful." Successful youth grant applicants to be advised OTTAWA (CP) Applicants for federal opportunities for youth grants will start finding out next Monday whether they will get any of the million set aside for the student sum- mer employment program. The secretary of state's de- partment announced loday that all applicants for about projects will be advised by mail between April 17 and May 1 whether they will get grants. Most will be program's budget Mil support an estimated projects. March 8 was the closing dale for applications for the pro- gram, set up last summer to provide jobs for college and sec- ondary school students within projects supposedly of their own design. Each successful project must take place between May 15 and Sept. 15, must allocate not more than weekly to post-second- any students and to second- ary students, and must cept in extraordinary circum- an administrative budget of more than 10 per cent of its total cost. 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