Treating Apoplectic Sequela With Acupuncture: a Randomized Controlled Study


Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. Cerebral infarction diagnosed according to the diagnostic standard of western medicine
2. Apoplexy diagnosed according to the diagnostic standard of traditional Chinese medicine for apoplexy
3. Cerebral vascular accident occured in the internal carotid artery system which was verified by cerebral CT or MRI
4. The incidence of apoplexy less than twice and the time of onset 15~3 months
5. Age: 40-75 years, non-limited gender
6. NDS score of limb functional defect ≥10
7. The patient was alert and the vital signs are stable
8. Participant signed the informed consent form

Exclusion Criteria

1. TIA or RIND
2. The nerve function defect induced by the cerebral tumor, trauma, parasitic diseases, heart disease and metabolic disorder or hemorrhagic cerebrovascular disease
3. Pregnant or breast-feeding women
4. Complicated with severe primary disease in heart, liver, kidney and hematology system or psychopath