Traditional Chinese medicine, Xue-Fu-Zhu-Yu decoction, potentiates tissue plasminogen activator against thromboembolic stroke in rats.

@article{Lee2011TraditionalCM,
  title={Traditional Chinese medicine, Xue-Fu-Zhu-Yu decoction, potentiates tissue plasminogen activator against thromboembolic stroke in rats.},
  author={J Lee and Wen-Hsien Hsu and Ting-lin Yen and N K Chang and Y Luo and George Hsiao and Joen-Rong Sheu},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={134 3},
  pages={824-30}
}
AIM OF THIS STUDY The Xue-Fu-Zhu-Yu decoction (XFZYD) is a well-known traditional Chinese medicine for treating cardiovascular diseases. The therapeutic effects of this XFZYD have been well documented especially in treating of atherosclerosis and hyperlipidemia. Since this decoction can induce endothelial progenitor cell angiogenesis, it can provide experimental evidence for the treatment of ischemic diseases. Patients who are admitted to the hospital with acute ischemic stroke are initially… CONTINUE READING