Taixiang Wu

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Iodised salt for preventing iodine deficiency disorders
    T Wu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, West China Medical Centre, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for acute bronchitis
    T Wu
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Centre and Regional Clinical Epidemiology Resource and Training Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  3. doi request reprint Tongxinluo capsule for acute stroke
    Qi Zhuo
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Tongxinluo (Tong xin luo or Tong-xin-luo) capsule for unstable angina pectoris
    Taixiang Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Bicyclol for chronic hepatitis B
    T Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for the common cold
    T Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Yizhi capsule for vascular dementia
    T X Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for uterine leiomyomas
    T Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  9. doi request reprint Danshen (Chinese medicinal herb) preparations for acute myocardial infarction
    Taixiang Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
  10. pmc Efficacy of consensus interferon in treatment of HbeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B: a multicentre, randomized controlled trial
    Yongli Zheng
    Infectious Disease Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, PR China
    Virol J 6:99. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Iodised salt for preventing iodine deficiency disorders
    T Wu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, West China Medical Centre, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
    ..Iodine deficiency is the main cause for potentially preventable mental retardation in childhood, as well as causing goitre and hypothyroidism in people of all ages. It is still prevalent in large parts of the world...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for acute bronchitis
    T Wu
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Centre and Regional Clinical Epidemiology Resource and Training Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..It is traditionally treated with antibiotics, (although the evidence for their effectiveness is weak and modest at best), and other even less effective treatments. Chinese medicinal herbs have been also used as treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Tongxinluo capsule for acute stroke
    Qi Zhuo
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..To date the evidence of its effect has not been systematically reviewed, making it difficult to derive robust conclusions about its actual benefits, and indeed, possible harms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tongxinluo (Tong xin luo or Tong-xin-luo) capsule for unstable angina pectoris
    Taixiang Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..To date the evidence of its effect has not previously been subject to systematic review, making it difficult to derive robust conclusions about its actual benefits, and indeed, possible harms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bicyclol for chronic hepatitis B
    T Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..Bicyclol is a novel synthetic 'anti-hepatitis' drug, used in China for chronic hepatitis B. Until now, systematic reviews of bicyclol therapy have not been performed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for the common cold
    T Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Chinese herbal medicines are frequently used to treat the common cold in China. Until now, their efficacy has not been systematically reviewed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Yizhi capsule for vascular dementia
    T X Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..The efficacy and adverse effects of Yizhi capsule need to be reviewed systematically and assessed critically to inform clinical practice and guide the continued search for new treatment regimens...
  8. ncbi request reprint Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for uterine leiomyomas
    T Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..There have been many clinical studies of various SERMs for uterine fibroid. However, their effectiveness is controversial...
  9. doi request reprint Danshen (Chinese medicinal herb) preparations for acute myocardial infarction
    Taixiang Wu
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..Danshen, a Chinese herbal medicine, is widely used in China for treatment of several diseases, including AMI...
  10. pmc Efficacy of consensus interferon in treatment of HbeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B: a multicentre, randomized controlled trial
    Yongli Zheng
    Infectious Disease Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, PR China
    Virol J 6:99. 2009
    ..Consensus interferon (CIFN) is a newly developed type I interferon...
  11. pmc Legislation for trial registration and data transparency
    Zhao Xiang Bian
    School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China
    Trials 11:64. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of acute respiratory tract infections
    Taixiang Wu
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Centre, International Clinical Epidemiology Resource and Training Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu 610041, China
    Respir Med 102:1093-8. 2008
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  13. pmc Randomized trials published in some Chinese journals: how many are randomized?
    Taixiang Wu
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Centre, International Clinical Epidemiology Network INCLEN, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, PR China
    Trials 10:46. 2009
    ..We investigated the adequacy of randomization of clinical trials published in recent years in China to determine how many of them met acceptable standards for allocating participants to treatment groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Green tea and gastric cancer risk: meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies
    Yong Zhou
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guo Xue Rd, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:159-65. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between green tea consumption and the risk of gastric cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Linezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infections
    Jirong Yue
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2016
    ..Linezolid and vancomycin are antibiotics that are commonly used in treating skin and soft-tissue infections, specifically those infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  16. doi request reprint Linezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infections
    Jirong Yue
    Department of Geriatrics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Evid Based Child Health 9:103-66. 2014
    ..Linezolid and vancomycin are antibiotics that are commonly used in treating skin and soft-tissue infections, specifically those infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  17. doi request reprint Acetaminophen (paracetamol) for the common cold in adults
    Siyuan Li
    Department of Geriatrics, West ChinaHospital, SichuanUniversity, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD008800. 2013
    ..Acetaminophen is frequently prescribed for treating patients with the common cold, but there is little evidence as to whether it is effective...
  18. ncbi request reprint Structured triglyceride for parenteral nutrition: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Yong Zhou
    Department of General Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guo Xue Rd, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:406-11. 2006
    ..ST appeared to be safe and well tolerated. Further trials are required, especially compared with the MCT/LCT, with sufficient size and rigorous design...
  19. doi request reprint Combination chemotherapy for primary treatment of high-risk gestational trophoblastic tumour
    Linyu Deng
    National Key Laboratory of Biotherapy and Cancer Centre, West ChinaHospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD005196. 2013
    ..g. EMA/CO (etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin D, cyclophosphamide and vincristine)). Various drug combinations may be used for high-risk tumours; however, the comparative efficacy and safety of these regimens is not clear...
  20. doi request reprint Thrombolytic therapy for pulmonary embolism
    Qiukui Hao
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD004437. 2015
    ..However, there are still concerns about the possible risk of adverse effects of thrombolytic therapy, such as major or minor haemorrhages. This is the second update of the Cochrane review first published in 2006...
  21. doi request reprint Subject, function, and trend in medical ethics research: a comparative study of Chinese and non-Chinese literature using bibliometrics
    Lanhui Jiang
    Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Center, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    J Evid Based Med 5:57-65. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Linezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infections
    Jirong Yue
    Department of Geriatrics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD008056. 2013
    ..Linezolid and vancomycin are antibiotics that are commonly used in treating skin and soft-tissue infections, specifically those infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
  23. doi request reprint Chinese Clinical Trial Registry: mission, responsibility and operation
    Taixiang Wu
    Chinese Clinical Registry, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Centre, INCLEN CERTC, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    J Evid Based Med 4:165-7. 2011
    ..A clinical study is a public event itself, which needs the participation of the public, and its results should also be seen as a service to the public. Therefore, the public have the right to know how a study is progressing...
  24. doi request reprint Strategies for promoting the development of evidence-based medicine in China
    Youping Li
    Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Cochrane Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    J Evid Based Med 2:47-52. 2009
    ..Some important events have happened in clinical medicine outside China in recent years changing the field...
  25. doi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for influenza
    Lanhui Jiang
    Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004559. 2013
    ..Traditional Chinese medicinal herbs, often administered following a particular Chinese medical theory, may be a potential treatment of choice...
  26. doi request reprint Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in adults
    Ming Yang
    Department of Geriatrics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD006338. 2013
    ..Despite conflicting evidence, chest physiotherapy has been widely used as an adjunctive treatment for adults with pneumonia...
  27. doi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for acute bronchitis
    Lanhui Jiang
    Chinese Evidence BasedMedicine Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD004560. 2012
    ..It is traditionally treated with antibiotics (although the evidence for their effectiveness is weak, and modest at best) and other even less effective treatments. Chinese medicinal herbs have also been used as a treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Chinese medicinal herbs for sore throat
    Yushan Huang
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004877. 2012
    ..Chinese herbal medicines are commonly used to treat sore throat in China and are used worldwide by practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Their efficacy in treating sore throat has not previously been systematically reviewed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Saponins from Chinese Buckeye Seed reduce cerebral edema: metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
    Yong Zhou
    Department of Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, PR China
    Planta Med 71:993-8. 2005
    ..However, the evidence is not sufficient due to the generally low methodological quality of the studies. Further trials are needed with sufficiently numerous group size and rigorous design...
  30. doi request reprint Traditional Chinese medicinal herbs in the treatment of patients with esophageal cancer: a systematic review
    Taixiang Wu
    Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese EBM Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 38:153-67, x. 2009
    ..Evidence from current studies appears weak due to methodological limitations. Due to conflicting reports, it is difficult to argue for or against the use of traditional Chinese medicines as a treatment for esophageal cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Nitrates for stable angina: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Jiafu Wei
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China
    Int J Cardiol 146:4-12. 2011
    ..To assess the effect (harms and benefits) of nitrates for stable angina...
  32. doi request reprint Chuanxiong preparations for preventing stroke
    Xunzhe Yang
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010
    ..Prevention of stroke is considered an important strategy. Chuanxiong is traditionally used in China in the treatment and prevention of stroke. In recent years, Chinese researchers have developed new patented Chuanxiong preparations...
  33. doi request reprint Probiotics for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections
    Qiukui Hao
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD006895. 2015
    ..Even though the previous version of our review showed benefits of probiotics for acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), several new studies have been published...
  34. doi request reprint Probiotics for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections
    Qiukui Hao
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD006895. 2015
    ..Even though the previous version of our review showed benefits of probiotics for acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), several new studies have been published...
  35. doi request reprint Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) for rhabdomyolysis
    Xiaoxi Zeng
    Department of Nephrology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD008566. 2014
    ..Studies have indicated that continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) may provide benefits for people with rhabdomyolysis by removing potentially damaging myoglobin and stabilising haemodynamic and metabolic status...
  36. doi request reprint Lipid-lowering agents for nephrotic syndrome
    Xiangyu Kong
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Chengdu Medical College, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD005425. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the efficacy of second-line lipid-lowering drugs, such as ezetimibe and nicotinic acid, has not been proven in patients with nephrotic syndrome who are unable to tolerate statin therapy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Probiotics for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections
    Qiukui Hao
    Department of Geriatrics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD006895. 2011
    ..However, no evidence of the benefits of probiotics for acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) and related potential adverse effects has been published...
  38. doi request reprint Recommendations for reporting adverse drug reactions and adverse events of traditional Chinese medicine
    Taixiang Wu
    Chinese Clinical Trial Registry, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    J Evid Based Med 3:11-7. 2010
    ..In each part, there are some samples could be references for the development of a report and ADR/AE. We welcome any comments for improving this recommendation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for subfertile women with polycystic ovarian syndrome
    Kunyan Zhou
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD007535. 2016
    ..Recently, many studies have been published that consider Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) as an alternative treatment for women with PCOS...
  40. doi request reprint Prophylactic chemotherapy for hydatidiform mole to prevent gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
    Jing Fu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West China Second University Hospital, West China Women s and Children s Hospital, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD007289. 2012
    ..However, P-Chem given before or after evacuation of HM to prevent malignant sequelae remains controversial, as the risks and benefits of this practice are unclear...
  41. ncbi request reprint Traditional Chinese herbal products for stable angina
    Qi Zhuo
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD004468. 2010
    ..Therefore, TCHP should be used with caution. High quality randomised trials with similar interventions are required to strengthen the evidence for the effectiveness and safety of Chinese medicinal herbs in angina pectoris...
  42. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for oesophageal cancer
    Xi Chen
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration, West China School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2016
    ..This review was first published in 2007 and updated in 2009; this 2016 update is the latest version of the review...
  43. doi request reprint Interventions for managing relapse of the lower front teeth after orthodontic treatment
    Yongchun Yu
    Department of Orthodontics, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD008734. 2013
    ..The periodontal, physiological or psychological conditions may be different from those before orthodontic treatment, so re-treatment methods may also need to be different...
  44. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine Huangqi type formulations for nephrotic syndrome
    Mei Feng
    Department of Nephrology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD006335. 2013
    ..This is an update of a review first published in 2008...
  45. doi request reprint Status quo, issues, and challenges for acupuncture research evidence: an overview of clinical and fundamental studies
    Yujia Cai
    Chinese Evidence Based Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    J Evid Based Med 5:12-24. 2012
    ..To systematically review the status quo, issues, and challenges from home and abroad for acupuncture research evidence, in order to identify global acupuncture research datum lines and policy-making evidence for future research direction...
  46. doi request reprint Huperzine A for mild cognitive impairment
    Jirong Yue
    Department of Geriatrics, West ChinaHospital, SichuanUniversity, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008827. 2012
    ..However, these drugs have not been proven to be effective for MCI and have numerous side effects. Huperzine A may have some beneficial effects in MCI...
  47. doi request reprint Oxygen therapy for pneumonia in adults
    Yanling Zhang
    Department of Gerontology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006607. 2012
    ..Oxygen therapy is widely used in the treatment of lung diseases. However, the effectiveness of oxygen therapy as a treatment for pneumonia is not well known...
  48. pmc A systematic review of radiological outcomes of highly cross-linked polyethylene versus conventional polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty
    Zongyou Mu
    Department of Orthopedics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People s Republic of China
    Int Orthop 33:599-604. 2009
    ..This preliminary result suggests that highly cross-linked polyethylene has significantly less wear than conventional polyethylene...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Systematic review of randomised controlled trial of iodised salt for preventing iodine deficiency disorders]
    Taixiang Wu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 23:461-5. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of iodised salt for preventing iodine deficiency disorders...