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A systematic review of quality of randomized controlled trials of glycyrrhizin acid to treat hepatitis in China

  title={A systematic review of quality of randomized controlled trials of glycyrrhizin acid to treat hepatitis in China},
  author={Ming-Hua Zheng and Shi Yu and Ke-Qing Shi and Xiao-Zhi Jin and Yong-Ping Chen},
To assess the quality of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) for variety of preparations made from Glycyrrhizin Acid (GA), an ingredient found in Chinese herb Glycyrrhiza that is widely used in the treatment of hepatitis in clinical practice in China. From electronic searches of PubMed, CNKI, TCMDS, CBMdisc and Chongqing VIP database, we identified 93 reported RCTs between 1991 and 2007 that GA was the subject of the trial. The quality of each trial was assessed using the number of Consolidated… Expand


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Clinical study in treating alcoholic liver disease with diammonium glycyrrhizinate
Objective To study clinical therapeutic effects on treating alcoholic liver disease with diammonium glycyrrhizinate. Methods 200 patients with alcoholic liver disease were randomly divided intoExpand