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Research Article

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

Table 3

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

StageSyndrome manifestationsNumberPercent

The operation period
 PreoperationStagnation of liver-qi and phlegm71
Phlegm and blood stasis syndrome 181
Chongren imbalance181
Deficiency of healthy energy and sthenia of evil170.94
Sick undocumented type100.56
 PostoperationSpleen disharmony syndrome 170.94
Deficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 181
Qi-Yin deficiency type 150.83
 Chemotherapy periodSpleen disharmony syndrome 181
Deficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 170.94
Qi-Yin deficiency type 160.89
Deficiency of the liver and kidney 170.94
Deficiency of the spleen and kidney 181
 Radiotherapy periodDeficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 150.83
Qi-Yin deficiency type 181
Yin-chun deficiency181
Deficient yin induces vigorous fire150.83
 Consolidation periodDeficiency of vital energy and blood pattern 181
Qi-Yin deficiency type 181
Deficiency of the spleen and kidney 181
Chongren imbalance150.83