AISTCM-Outcome Measurement of Acute Ischemic Stroke With Traditional Chinese Medicine


Phase 4 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Ischemic stroke diagnosis by CT/MRI scan
- Yin pattern of Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory
- 40-85 years old
- Total anterior circulation infarcts (TACI), partial anterior territory cerebral infarction (PACI), lacunar anterior circulation infarcts (LACI) type under Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project (OCSP) standard
- NIHSS >=4;
- Glasgow coma scale (GCS) >=7;
- Modified Rankin Scale less than 2 degrees before onset of this stroke
- Informed consent signed by patient or his/her family

Exclusion Criteria

- Hemorrhagic stroke;
- Coma, GCS<=7;
- Cerebral hernia;
- Serious heart, liver, lung, kidney functional failure;
- Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding;
- Thrombolysis drugs or surgery was administrated to the patient;
- Not cooperative with physician;
- Psychological disorder;
- Already taken part in other clinical drug trial within the past 3 months