The Scientific World Journal / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Standardization of Syndrome Differentiation Defined by Traditional Chinese Medicine in Operative Breast Cancer: A Modified Delphi Study

Table 1

The experts’ opinion on the classification of treatment phase and syndrome differentiation in the first round.

StageSyndrome manifestationsNumberPercent

The operation period
 PreoperationStagnation of liver-qi and phlegm181
Phlegm and blood stasis syndrome 181
Chongren imbalance181
Deficiency of healthy energy and sthenia of evil181
Sick undocumented type100.56
 PostoperationSpleen disharmony syndrome 181
Deficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 181
Qi-Yin deficiency type 160.89
 Chemotherapy periodSpleen disharmony syndrome 181
Deficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 160.89
Qi-Yin deficiency type 150.83
Deficiency of the liver and kidney 150.83
Deficiency of the spleen and kidney 170.94
 Radiotherapy periodDeficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 140.78
Qi-Yin deficiency type 170.94
Yin-chun deficiency170.94
Deficient yin induces vigorous fire130.72
 Consolidation periodDeficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 170.94
Qi-Yin deficiency type 170.94
Deficiency of the spleen and kidney 170.94
Chongren imbalance140.78