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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 630124, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/630124
Review Article

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Buyang Huanwu Decoction for Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 19 Randomized Controlled Trials

1Department of Rehabilitation, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, China
2The Center of Neurology and Rehabilitation, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325027, China
3School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Received 11 June 2012; Accepted 6 September 2012

Academic Editor: Ching Liang Hsieh

Copyright © 2012 Chi-zi Hao 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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