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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 3217395, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3217395
Research Article

Prevention of AMI Induced Ventricular Remodeling: Inhibitory Effects of Heart-Protecting Musk Pill on IL-6 and TNF-Alpha

1Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210023, China
2The Third Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210001, China
3Ganzheitliches Gesundheits Zentrum, 34305 Hessen, Germany

Correspondence should be addressed to Ning Gu; moc.liamg@ennosthcilennos

Received 13 October 2016; Revised 29 December 2016; Accepted 4 January 2017; Published 6 March 2017

Academic Editor: Ki-Wan Oh

Copyright © 2017 Wei Cen 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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