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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 139045, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/139045
Research Article

Herbal Supplement Ameliorates Cardiac Hypertrophy in Rats with -Induced Liver Cirrhosis

1Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
2Department of Life Science, Tunghai University, Taichung 40704, Taiwan
3Emergency Department and Center of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taichung 43503, Taiwan
4Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung 40201, Taiwan
5Department of Pathology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 50006, Taiwan
6Department of Nursing, MeiHo University, Pingtung 91202, Taiwan
7Division of Cardiology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
8Graduate Institute of Chinese Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
9Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taichung 41354, Taiwan
10Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
11Department of Biotechnology, Asia University, Taichung 41354, Taiwan
12Center for Molecular Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
13Graduate Institute of Cancer Biology, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
14Department of Health and Nutrition Biotechnology, Asia University, Taichung 41354, Taiwan

Received 31 May 2012; Revised 31 July 2012; Accepted 7 August 2012

Academic Editor: Y. Ohta

Copyright © 2012 Ping-Chun Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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