Intervention Protocol

Herbal medicine for diabetic retinopathy

  1. Hong Wei Zhang1,*,
  2. Hongying Zhang2,
  3. Xia Wan3,
  4. Guochun Li4,
  5. Suzanne J Grant5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 8 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007939

How to Cite

Zhang HW, Zhang H, Wan X, Li G, Grant SJ. Herbal medicine for diabetic retinopathy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007939. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007939.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Chinese Medicine, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China

  2. 2

    Capital Medical University, School of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China

  3. 3

    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & School of Basic Medicine of Peking Union Medical College, Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, Beijing, China

  4. 4

    Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China

  5. 5

    University of Western Sydney, South DC, Australia

*Hong Wei Zhang, School of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 8 JUL 2009




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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of this review is to evaluate the effect of herbal medicine for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy when compared with placebo, no treatment, or conventional treatment. We are also interested in investigating any possible adverse events in such studies.