Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Department of peripheral vessels diseases of is one of five national key special disease construction units, key department of Dongfang Hospital and brand hanging unit of China Chinese indigenous medicine academic vessel professional committee.
Equipments: our department possesses thirty seven beds and sets up dressing room, medicated bath room, angionosis special check room, whole day outpatient and peripheral angiopathy research room. The department has advanced facilities cost more than three millions, such as: NPB multifunction bedside monitoring unit, American Scalan precise surgical instruments, operating loupe, American VASO-GUARD vascular check system, microcirculation image processing machine, Britain Huntleigh atmospheric pressure circulation drive treatment machine, German 30 watt laser operation system, Chinese medicine bath and auxiliary facilities.
Professional features: the focal research diseases includes arteriosclerosis blunting illness, diabetic gangrene, thromboangiitis obliterans, polyarteritis, vasculitis of the skin, raynaud's disease, deep venous thrombosis, deep veins of lower limb valve functional defect, varicose vein, superficial phlebitis and chronic ulcer by various kinds of reasons, etc. The diagnosis realizes modernization. We use exterior and interior treatment and combined way of integrated traditional and western medicine to treat angiopathy and emphasize combination of Chinese medicine whole and local differentiation of symptoms and signs. The treatment has unique and complete Chinese medicine theory system of differentiation of symptoms and signs. Our characteristic treatment is Chinese medicine external treatment, such as: traditional Chinese drug dipping and washing, medicated bath, the usage of all kinds of externally applied agent and wound surface’s handling, etc. At same time we cooperate with surgery and intervention therapy and the patients we accepted mostly are the stubborn cases. There were many patients to be saved in our department, who had been judged to be amputated by the western medicine vascular surgery doctors. The diagnosis and treatment level is the leading level internally.
In the last years, many patients with various kinds of complicated angiopathies from entire country were diagnosed and treated by Professor Liu Jiqian and recovered. Many complex vascular surgeries, intervention in lumen of blood vessel, deep phlebothrombosis and great saphenous varicosity laser treatment, etc surgeries operated by Chief Physician Liu Jiqian all obtained satisfactory clinical effect. He first carried out Chinese medicine cooperation with ascending aorta bridging, ascending aorta bridging, ascending aorta bridging, micro-wound carotid artery endarterium exfoliation under local anesthesia, abdominal aorta and thoracic aorta stent and combination of great, medium, small vessels bridging and intracavitary intervention to treat artery of lower extremity sclerostenosis, etc more than thirty new techniques in our country. Professor Liu Jiqian invented closed great saphenous vein superior position adding laser to treat phlebeurysma. The treatment can finish surgery without operative incision under local anesthesia. The patients can immediately active on the ground after operation. The tree hundred operation treatments have showed that average surgery time is half an hour, average hospitalization time is 5.5 day, there is no bad complication and the surgery reaches the advanced level internationally. The operation feature of our department is: we have retrieved thousands patients’ limbs and lives with dangerous, grave, questioned and complicated surgeries by means of steady, exact, quick and micro-wound unique operation styles.
Over the last three years our department first started Chinese medicine cooperation with hemopoietic stem cell to treat limbs ischemia diseases and the therapeutic effect is very good. According the principle that stem cell and endothelium ancestral cell can differentiate vascular endothelial cell and form new vessels, we separate the patient’s autologous bone marrow, stem cell and endothelium ancestral cell of peripheral blood and transplant them to muscle of ischemia lower limb. The cells can differentiate and form new blood capillary, promote regeneration of blood vessel, improve and recover blood flow of lower limb and achieve the purpose of treating limbs’ ischemia. At some time we use the Chinese medicine drug with benefiting vital energy and promoting blood flow to promote directional differentiation of hemopoietic stem cell, accelerate neovascularization, solve the limbs blood-supply questions fundamentally and protect patient’s limb completely. Especially for the foot pain, ulcerate and black gangrene originated by severe artery ischemia of lower extremity, this treatment can lower level of amputation or exempt suffering of amputation.
The department establishes three special outpatients: diabetic gangrene and lower limb ulcer special outpatient, arteriosclerosis blocking disease special outpatient, venous diseases special outpatient. There are practiced experts with above associate chief physician professional title to go to outpatient respectively.
Self-made drugs: The department manufactures many kinds of Chinese drugs preparations through many years’ clinical summary, such as: Tongmaining capsule, Qushixiaozhong capsule, Wenmaitong mixture, Jingmaiyan oral liquid, Fukang lotion (for external use), Ningshu lotion (for eternal use), etc and many cipher prescriptions.
Scientific research: meanwhile we finish the clinical work; we actively have the research work of peripheral angiopathy and take charge of National State Key Task 95 topic, Ministry of Education doctor point topic, Ministry of Health topic and university class topic, etc. “The study of Wenmaitong preventing and treating arteriosclerosis blocking disease (early stage)” has made progress. At present it has entered ending stage and we prepare to apply for national new drug. “The clinical study of Chinese medicine prevention and treatment to restenosis after PTA operation”, Chinese medicine cooperation with hemopoietic stem cell transplantation to treat limbs ischemia diseases have made breakthrough advancement.Department of peripheral vessels and Department of cardiovascular thoracic surgery of Dongfang Hospital would hold obligatory outpatient for long time since April 2006.