Clinical and pharmacological studies on liver diseases treated with Kampo herbal medicine.

@article{Cyong2000ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and pharmacological studies on liver diseases treated with Kampo herbal medicine.},
  author={Jong Chol Cyong and Seung Ki and Koji Iijima and Takao Kobayashi and Masaru Furuya},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 3-4},
  pages={351-60}
}
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection frequently causes chronic hepatitis, which is linked to the development of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Most physicians who practice Kampo medicine in Japan have observed that Kampo medicine can be as effective as interferon therapy in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. In the present study, to evaluate the effect of Kampo medicine on chronic hepatitis C, clinical treatment was assessed in short-term and long-term study, and it was shown… CONTINUE READING

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