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Journal of Integrative Medicine ›› 2017, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (3): 182-185.doi: 10.1016/S2095-4964(17)60347-9

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Standards of Reporting Kampo Products (STORK) in research articles

Yoshiharu Motooa,b, Takashi Hakamatsukaa,c, Nobuo Kawaharaa,d, Ichiro Araia,e, Kiichiro Tsutania,f   

  1. a Committee for Evidence-based Medicine, Japan Society for Oriental Medicine, Tokyo, Japan 
    b Department of Medical Oncology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan 
    c Division of Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Narcotics, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo 158-8501, Japan 
    d Research Center for Medicinal Plant Resources, National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition, Ibaraki 305-1843, Japan 
    e Department of Kampo Medicine, Nihon Pharmaceutical University, Saitama 362-0806, Japan 
    f Faculty of Health Sciences, Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan
  • Received:2016-11-06 Accepted:2017-02-27 Online:2017-05-15 Published:2017-05-15
  • Contact: Prof. Yoshiharu Motoo, MD, PhD; E-mail: motoo@kanazawa-med.ac.jp

There had been no standardized rules for citing ethical Kampo products used in clinical trials in journal articles. Although the name of a Kampo manufacturer was described in 77.9% of research articles, the name and ratios of crude drug components of Kampo formulas were not described in 77.5% of these papers. Considering the importance of proper characterization of interventions in the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) checklist, we hereby propose the use of the Standards of Reporting Kampo Products (STORK) website, http://mpdb.nibiohn.go.jp/stork, as a reference for Kampo products. This will provide an official source on the internet for verified information on individual Kampo formulations for citation purposes in clinical research articles.

Key words: Medicine, Kampo, Evidence Reports on Kampo Treatment, Randomized controlled trial, Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT), Standards of Reporting Kampo Products (STORK)

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