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Dan zhi xiao yao yin combined with auricular-point-pressing for treatment of optic atrophy--a clinical observation of 51 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15688690     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To evaluate the therapeutic effect of Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Yin ([symbol: see text] Decoction of Moutan Bark and Capejasmine) combined with auricular-point-pressing therapy for treatment of optic atrophy. The visual acuity and visual field was observed in the 51 cases (58 eyes) from the treatment group that were treated with Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Yin combined with auricular-point-pressing therapy and the 43 cases (49 eyes) from the control group that were treated with routine western drugs at the end of the trial (60 days). The effective rates of increase in visual acuity obtained in the treatment and the control groups were 79.3% and 44.89% respectively and enlargement in visual field were 61.9% and 22.6% respectively. Statistical analysis showed that there were significant differences between two groups (P<0.05). The therapeutic effect of Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Yin combined with auricular-point -pressing therapy in increasing the visual acuity and enlarging the visual field was superior to that of the routine western drugs.
Haiyan Yang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0255-2922     ISO Abbreviation:  J Tradit Chin Med     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-03     Completed Date:  2005-03-25     Revised Date:  2010-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211546     Medline TA:  J Tradit Chin Med     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Xuzhou Municipal TCM Hospital, Xuzhou, Jiangsu 221003, China.
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MeSH Terms
Acupuncture, Ear / methods*
Drugs, Chinese Herbal / therapeutic use
Ear, External
Optic Atrophy / therapy*
Treatment Outcome
Visual Acuity
Visual Fields
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drugs, Chinese Herbal

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