Clinical mentality of ＇the sequential eight methods of Dong-Ding＇ as a guide, combined with TCM basic theories, this paper from the points of key pathogenesis found that the current TCM theroy on the pathogenesis and pathological changes in the liver-gallbladder of ＇jaundice caused by bile into the blood＇ was worth discussed and brought a further understanding on the pathogenesis of jaundice. The pathogenesis of jaundice was Dampness in the spleen, and the disease located in the spleen-stomach rather than the liver-gallbladder. A new proposed understanding of disease pathogenesis and development should base on the basic theory of TCM, and guided by the dynamic changes in ways of thinking, eliminating the false and retaining the true, which could return to the origin of traditional Chinese medicine, and grasp the nature of the disease pathogenesis.
China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy
Sequential eight methods of Dong-Ding