ISSN: 0970-938X (Print) | 0976-1683 (Electronic)
An International Journal of Medical Sciences
Purpose and significance: By observing the clinical efficacy, adverse reactions and improvement of the quality of the patients' life of the study that The Shunqi Tongluo Cream combined with the Aidi explore new ideas and methods of treatment of lung cancer patients and provide the basis for the treatment of lung cancer and ultimately to improve the quality of life of patients with pleural effusion of lung cancer and prolong survival purposes.
Methods: The patients diagnosed as lung cancer by means of the theory and / or histological examination and accompanied with the symptoms of chest tightness and shortness of breath were randomly divided into treatment group and control group, and each group included 20 cases of patient. The patients in the control group were intervened by the Aidi injection alone while the patients in the observation group were intervened by the Shunqi Tongluo Cream combined with the Aidi injection, and the treatment efficacy and adverse reactions of the two groups were recorded.
Results: After treatment, 20 cases of patients of the treatment group included 15 patients of Complete Response (CR), 15 patients of SD and 5 patients of No Response (NR), of which the total effective rate was 75.0%, while 20 cases of patients of the treatment group included 0 patients of Complete Response (CR), 11 patients of Stable Disease (SD) and 9 patients of No Response (NR), of which the total effective rate was equal to 55.0%. There was statistical significance (P=0.01<0.05) between the total effective rates of two group.
Conclusion: 1. For the lung cancer patients with the symptom of chest tightness and shortness of breath, the efficacy of Shunqi Tongluo Cream combined with the Aidi injection is better than that of the Aidi injection alone. 2. The Shunqi Tongluo Cream combined with the Aidi injection can better relieve the symptoms. The observation demonstrated that the therapy by means of the Aidi injection combined with the TCM Shunqi Tongluo Cream topical application plus heat irritation possesses unique therapeutic advantages and has the value of clinical promotion and application.Author(s): Yi Lu, Yanhua Jia, Hongyu Xiao, Mingjing Li, Shoukun Sun, Zhuo Chen, Qi Cheng, Haibo Tang