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Review Article

An Overview of Meta-Analyses of Danhong Injection for Unstable Angina

Table 1

Characteristics of included trials.

Electronic databasesAssessment tool of primary studiesStudy typeStudy timeNumber of trails
Experiment group
Control group
Main outcomeAdverse eventsAuthors’ conclusion

Wangand Hu, 2010 [19]VIP, CNKI, and WanfangJadadRCT2000–200913
CMT plus DHI
7–15Effectiveness for RAS and ECGYesEffectiveness of RAS and ECG Incidence of heart event

Xu et al.,
2010 [20]
Cochrane Library, Medline, Embase, CBM disc, and CNKIJadadRCT1991–20109
CMT plus DHI
10–15Effectiveness for RAS and ECGNoEffectiveness and safety for UA

Xu et al.,
2011 [21]
Cochrane Library, Medline, Embase, CBM disc, and CNKIJadadRCT1991–200919
CMT plus DHI
10–21Effectiveness for RAS and ECGYesEffectiveness for UA

Yang et al.,
2011 [22]
CNKI, Wanfang, VIP, and CBM discNMRCT2000–201012
CMT plus DHI
NMEffectiveness for ECG and RASNMEffectiveness and safety for UA

Cui et al.,
2012 [23]
Pubmed, Medline, CNKI, Wanfang, and Cochrane LibraryJadadRCTUp to 201023
CMT plus DHI
10–28Effectiveness for ECG and RAS
Regulation of HDL-C, LDL-C, and
NM Or noEffectiveness for ECG Regulation of HDL-C, LDL-C, and HS-CRP

DHI: Danhong injection; NM: not mentioned; CMT: conventional medicine treatment, including the combination of platelet aggregation inhibitor (aspirin), nitrates, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, and ACE inhibitors; RAS: resolution of angina symptoms; ECG: electrocardiogram; HDL-C: high density lipoprotein-cholesterol; LDL-C: low density lipoprotein-cholesterol; HS-CRP: high sensitive C-reactive protein; indicates the intervention of 2 trials that were conventional medicine treatment plus DHI versus conventional medicine treatment plus Danshen injection; CNKI: China National Knowledge Infrastructure; CBM disc: Chinese Biology Medicine disc.