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Cardiovascular clinical pharmaceutical research
A evaluate to the clinical efficiency of using the method of tonifying Qi, dissipating the phlegm and activate meridians after coronary artery bypass grafting on quality of life of patients
  1. Chen Ji-hong,
  2. Feng Xian-hai,
  3. Zhu Xiao-li
  1. Department of Cardiology, Fourth Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, Xinjiang, China

Abstract

Objective To evaluate the clinical efficiency of using the QiHong powder combined with rehabilitation therapy in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG).

Method 132 Patients of CABG randomly divided into treatment group (n=66) and control group (n=66). Two groups were given rountine treatment, while in treatment group, a oral Qihong powder were added, 1 month was a course of treatment and two course of treatments were observed.

Results After a 3-month treatment. There is a significant differences in two groups before and after the therapy.(p<0.05). Scoring of symptoms was decreased.(p<0.05), The scores in terms of pain, vitality, role of emotion, mental health, health transition of patients in the experimental group according to SF-36 scale were significantly higher than those in the control group (p<0.05). The scores in terms of physical limitation, anginal stability, anginal frequency, treatment satisfaction and Disease perception of patients in the experimental group according to SAQ scale were significantly higher than those in the control group (p<0.05). In terms of 6 min walking test, the function of heart LVEF before and after the test, two groups were effective (p<0.05), but there were no statistical differenes between two groups (p>0.05).

Conclusions (1) the QiHong powder can improve the symptoms of CHF. (2) QiHong powder can improve the heart function judged by LVEF, the quality of life and the actual living ability of patients after CABG.

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