Treatment of Ischemic Apoplexy Based on the Theory of "Lingering Illness Affecting Collaterals"

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Title

Treatment of Ischemic Apoplexy Based on the Theory of "Lingering Illness Affecting Collaterals"

Author(s)

Journal Publication

Date

2007

volume

27(1)

pages

55-58

Research Type

RCT

Keywords

Abstract

Ichemic apoplexy, also called ischemic cerebrovascular disease (including cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, and transient cerebral ischemic attack), belongs to the TCM category of "wind-stroke syndomre." The increasingly high incidence of the disease has imposed serious influence on life quality of people. Based on the theory of "lingering illness affecting collaterals," we have treated the disease by acupuncture and oral administration of leech capsule and centipede capsule, with good therapeutic results reported as follows.

Frequency of Treatment

>1/WK

Time in Treatment

10 Weeks

has health condition studied

Stroke

has study population number

63

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