Table 4

TDS and SDS scores
Variables CHM (n = 106) placebo (n = 54) P Values
Week 1
 Gastroenterologist TDS scores 4.73 ± 2.21 5.65 ± 1.96 0.010
 Patient TDS scores 4.75 ± 2.24 5.59 ± 1.97 0.021
 Gastroenterologist SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 2.47 ± 1.91 2.61 ± 1.99 0.668
  Epigastric burning 0.74 ± 1.42 1.09 ± 1.86 0.218
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 3.70 ± 1.99 4.68 ± 2.02 0.004
  Early satiety 2.42 ± 2.16 3.39 ± 2.12 0.008
 Patient SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 2.42 ± 1.93 2.61 ± 1.99 0.568
  Epigastric burning 0.73 ± 1.42 1.11 ± 1.88 0.189
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 3.73 ± 2.03 4.63 ± 2.05 0.009
 Early satiety 2.39 ± 2.16 3.33 ± 2.06 0.009
Week 2
 Gastroenterologist TDS scores 3.44 ± 1.93 5.04 ± 2.11 0.000
 Patient TDS scores 3.42 ± 2.02 4.89 ± 2.17 0.000
 Gastroenterologist SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 1.74 ± 1.81 2.02 ± 1.80 0.350
  Epigastric burning 0.58 ± 1.33 0.85 ± 1.50 0.271
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 2.92 ± 1.66 4.24 ± 1.89 0.000
  Early satiety 1.82 ± 1.93 2.85 ± 2.03 0.003
 Patient SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 1.69 ± 1.79 1.96 ± 1.78 0.360
  Epigastric burning 0.59 ± 1.35 0.85 ± 1.50 0.291
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 2.92 ± 1.66 4.26 ± 1.85 0.000
  Early satiety 1.83 ± 1.94 2.85 ± 2.02 0.003
Week 3
 Gastroenterologist TDS scores 2.63 ± 1.95 4.31 ± 2.23 0.000
 Patient TDS scores 2.57 ± 1.98 4.28 ± 2.22 0.000
 Gastroenterologist SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 1.11 ± 1.65 1.74 ± 1.70 0.028
  Epigastric burning 0.27 ± 0.83 0.70 ± 1.34 0.034
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 2.15 ± 1.88 3.87 ± 1.96 0.000
  Early satiety 1.25 ± 1.82 2.59 ± 1.99 0.000
 Patient SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 1.11 ± 1.65 1.70 ± 1.71 0.039
  Epigastric burning 0.30 ± 0.87 0.70 ± 1.34 0.049
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 2.13 ± 1.89 3.83 ± 1.96 0.000
  Early satiety 1.19 ± 1.81 2.57 ± 1.95 0.000
Week 4
 Gastroenterologist TDS scores 2.03 ± 1.09 3.78 ± 2.35 0.000
 Patient TDS scores 1.92 ± 1.89 3.74 ± 2.35 0.000
 Gastroenterologist SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 0.92 ± 1.54 1.41 ± 1.65 0.061
  Epigastric burning 0.20 ± 0.75 0.56 ± 1.22 0.020
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 1.60 ± 1.87 3.35 ± 2.04 0.000
  Early satiety 0.83 ± 1.55 2.17 ± 1.98 0.000
 Patient SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 0.90 ± 1.53 1.41 ± 1.65 0.040
  Epigastric burning 0.20 ± 0.75 0.56 ± 1.22 0.020
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 1.61 ± 1.87 3.35 ± 2.03 0.000
 Early satiety 0.79 ± 1.54 2.15 ± 1.99 0.000
Week 8
 Gastroenterologist TDS scores 2.08 ± 1.07 3.57 ± 2.46 0.000
 Patient TDS scores 1.92 ± 1.84 3.61 ± 2.46 0.000
 Gastroenterologist SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 0.87 ± 1.59 1.52 ± 1.60 0.005
  Epigastric burning 0.20 ± 0.75 0.48 ± 1.18 0.084
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 1.64 ± 1.78 3.28 ± 2.24 0.000
  Early satiety 0.70 ± 1.47 1.83 ± 2.08 0.000
 Patient SDS scores
  Epigastric pain 0.86 ± 1.58 1.52 ± 1.60 0.004
  Epigastric burning 0.20 ± 0.75 0.48 ± 1.18 0.084
  Postprandial fullness and bloating 1.61 ± 1.80 3.20 ± 2.24 0.000
  Early satiety 0.73 ± 1.51 1.94 ± 2.04 0.000

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:54   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-54

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