ABSTRACT: To study the effect of Yiqi Bufei Recipe ([see text], YBR) on surgical tolerability, pulmonary compensatory function and post-operation rehabilitation in patients with pulmonary incompetence (PI) after pneumonectomy.
YBR intervention was applied to 60 patients with PI after pneumonectomy (as test group), the pulmonary and cardiac functions changes before and after operation, occurrence of postoperative complications, mortality, and the number of hospitalization days and intensive care unit (ICU) confinement period were observed. Meantime, for the negative and positive controls, the same parameters were observed comparatively in 60 patients with normal lung function, and in 60 patients with PI undergoing a similar operation but untreated with Chinese herbs.
Lung function in the test group showed insignificant change before and after operation (P >0.05), while significant decrease was seen in the two control groups (P<0.05). Furthermore, the incidences of post-operation complications and mortality as well as the number of hospitalization days and the ICU confinement period in the test group were significantly lower than those in the positive control group respectively (P <0.05).
YBR could relieve lung injury after pneumonectomy, improve surgical tolerability, reduce the length of postoperative hospitalization days and ICU confinement period, and lower the incidence of postoperative complications and mortality in patients with PI after pneumonectomy.
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine 07/2011; 17(12):898-902. · 0.80 Impact Factor
ABSTRACT: To study the rule of syndrome differentiation in the patients with thoracic diseases at perioperation stage.
A standard was created referring to the related literature, and it was applied to differentiate the Chinese medicine syndrome in 150 patients before and three days after thoracic operation.
Before operation, Chinese medicine syndromes were as differentiated as phlegm type in 45.3%, blood stasis type in 17.3%, and qi-stagnancy type in 16.0%. The patients with asthenia syndrome markedly increased after operation, accounting for 34.0% (51 patients, including qi-, yin-, and blood-deficiency syndromes). The most frequently seen intermixed syndromes were qi-deficiency with phlegm-stasis syndrome and Pi ()-deficiency with phlegm-dampness syndrome. The intermixed syndromes revealed in 37.5% and 42.0% of the patients before and after operation, respectively.
The syndrome in the patients with thoracic disease before operation was mostly the excessive syndrome, mainly the phlegm syndrome type; at postoperation stage, Chinese medicine syndrome in patients become asthenia in essence with excessive superficiality, which is mostly revealed as Pi-deficiency with phlegm-dampness.
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine 05/2011; 17(5):351-4. · 0.80 Impact Factor
ABSTRACT: To observe the effect of Yiqi Bufei Recipe (YBR) on clinical symptoms, pulmonary function and recovery in patients with severe pulmonary function incompetence (PFI) after lung resection (LR).
The clinical symptoms were observed, the pulmonary function examined and blood-gas analysis conducted in 30 patients with PFI after LR (the treatment group) and in 30 cases with normal pulmonary function after LR (the control group).
In the treatment group, clinical manifestations including cough, dyspnea, frequency of oxygen inhalation, and mobility, as well as the results of blood-gas analysis were improved after operation, while pulmonary function changed insignificantly. There was no significant difference in occurrence of postoperative complications and in-hospital mortality between the two groups (P > 0.05).
YBR can relieve acute lung injury caused by LR and improve the tolerance of patients with PFI for operation, which is benificial for postoperative recovery.
Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he za zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi jiehe zazhi = Chinese journal of integrated traditional and Western medicine / Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he xue hui, Zhongguo Zhong yi yan jiu yuan zhu ban 06/2007; 27(5):458-60.