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BACKGROUND Dai Huang Fu Zi Tang (DHFZT), an oriental herbal formula, has long been used clinically in treatment of intestinal obstruction, acute pancreatitis, cholecystalgia and chronic diarrhea for thousands of years. Recent studies have demonstrated that DHFZT can reduce intestinal pathological injury and the concentration of enterogenous endotoxin in an(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE More and more clinicians and researchers have realized that clinical trials are necessary to define clinical efficacy effect. Even though the number has been substantially growing for the past years, the finished and reported trials are limited. Nevertheless, those documented trials are important and precious, and(More)
A sensitive and reliable ultra-high performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem quadrupole mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS/MS) method was developed for quantitation of plantamajoside in rat plasma. First, this study compared the pharmacokinetic properties of plantamajoside after oral administration of Plantago asiatica extract and pure plantamajoside(More)
Introduction. Although Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) treatment combined with conventional western therapy has been widely used and reported in many clinical trials in China, there is uncertainty about the efficacy of this combination in the treatment of patients after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This systematic review aimed to assess whether the(More)
This study aimed to design a microfluidic chip to measure neutrophil chemotaxis, which is a convenient assay to assess the severity and prognosis of sepsis, and to study the mechanisms involved in the variation of neutrophil chemotaxis. Neutrophil chemotaxis was investigated in this microfluidic device by measuring the migration speed of neutrophils(More)
Objective. We aimed to systematically assess the efficacy of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) as an adjunctive therapy on in-hospital mortality in patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). Methods. We did a systematic review of articles published in any language up until Jun 23, 2015, by searching PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Library, CBM, and CNKI. We included(More)
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