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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 929025, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/929025
Review Article

Astragalus Injection for Hypertensive Renal Damage: A Systematic Review

1Graduate School, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China
2Cardiovascular Diseases Center, Xiyuan Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100091, China
3Cadres Department, Xiyuan Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100091, China

Received 24 November 2011; Revised 19 January 2012; Accepted 26 January 2012

Academic Editor: Keji Chen

Copyright © 2012 Tian Sun 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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