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Meta-Analysis of Chinese Traditional Medicine Bushen Huoxue Prescription for Endometriosis Treatment

Table 2

Basic characteristics of the included studies.

ReferencesSample size (T/C)Age (T/C)Baseline differenceTreatmentControlTreatment durationAdverse effects reportMain outcomes

Ding and Lian 2015 [20]40/40/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Mifepristone (12.5 mg/d)6 monthsYesPregnancy rate, the serum level of CA125
Zhou and Cong 2008 [21]30/30/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Diphereline (3.75 mg once monthly)6 monthsYesTotal effect rate, change in size of endometriotic cyst
Wei 2011 [22]50/50/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Gestrinone (2.5 mg/times, 2 times per week)3 monthsNoTotal effect rate
Shi et al. 2015 [23]30/30/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Danazol (400 mg daily in 2 divided doses)3 monthsNoTotal effect rate
Mei 2016 [24]30/20/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Mifepristone (12.5 mg/d)3 monthsYesTotal effect rate, change in size of endometriotic cyst, dysmenorrhea alleviation rate, the serum level of CA125
Xu and Liu 2008 [25]52/51NRNSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Danazol (400 mg daily in 2 divided doses)3 monthsNoTotal effect rate
Xia and Qin 2008 [26]30/30NRNSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Danazol (400 mg daily in 2 divided doses)3 monthsNoTotal effect rate
Li 2005 [27]30/20/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Danazol (400 mg daily in 2 divided doses)3 monthsNoTotal effect rate, dysmenorrhea alleviation rate, change in size of endometriotic cyst
G.-M. Zhang and W.-Q. Zhang 2010 [28]20/2031.5/32.3NSDTKAB-basic formula (1 dose/day)Danazol (400 mg daily in 2 divided doses)3 monthsNoTotal effect rate, the serum level of CA125
Shen 2015 [29]30/20/NSDTKAB-basic formulaMifepristone (10 mg/d)3 monthsYesTotal effect rate, dysmenorrhea alleviation rate, change in size of endometriotic cyst, the serum level of CA125
Zhao 2008 [30]30/30/NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Danazol (400 mg daily in 2 divided doses)3 monthYesTotal effect rate, dysmenorrhea alleviation rate, change in size of endometriotic cyst
Jian et al. 1998 [31]58/4533.6/33.8NSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Danazol (600 mg daily in 3 divided doses)3 monthNopregnancy rate, dysmenorrhea alleviation rate
Li and Yu 2007 [32]62/58NRNSDBSHXP (1 dose/day)Mifepristone (12.5 mg/d)6 monthYesTotal effect rate, dysmenorrhea alleviation rate, change in size of endometriotic cyst, pregnancy rate

T, treatment group; C, control group; NR, not reported; NSD, no significant difference; BSHXP, Bushen Huoxue prescription.

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