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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 143064, 7 pages
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A Multicentre Randomized Clinical Trial on Efficacy and Safety of Huxin Formula in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

1Heart Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510020, China
2Department of DME, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510020, China

Received 21 January 2014; Revised 6 May 2014; Accepted 7 May 2014; Published 26 May 2014

Academic Editor: Arthur Sá Ferreira

Copyright © 2014 Huan-Lin Wu 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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