What's New

May 11, 2018

Research in which we were involved has been published in "J Thorac Dis".

Pregabalin as an analgesic option for patients undergoing thoracotomy: cost analysis of pregabalin versus epidural analgesia for post-thoracotomy pain relief. J Thorac Dis. 2018; 10(4): 2321-2330.

-Role of CSS : statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.03.109

Apr. 5, 2018

We updated our experience.

Mar. 23, 2018

Research in which we were involved has been published in "BMC Musculoskelet Disord".

Development of the Japanese Core Outcome Measures Index (COMI): cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric validation. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018;19(1):71.

-Role of CSS : planning, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-1986-x

Mar. 2, 2018

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Vaccine".

Decline of rotavirus-coded hospitalizations in children under 5 years: A report from Japan where rotavirus vaccines are self-financed. Vaccine. Published first online on Dec 11, 2017.

-Role of CSS : statistical analysis, medical writing (acknowledgments)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29241644

Feb. 19, 2018

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism".

Long-term safety and efficacy of tofogliflozin as add-on to insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes: Results from a 52-week, multicentre, randomized, double-blind, open-label extension, Phase 4 study in Japan (J-STEP/INS). Diabetes Obes Metab. Published first online on Feb 11, 2018.

-Role of CSS : medical writing (acknowledgments)
https://doi.org/10.1111/dom.13213

Jan. 12, 2018

We updated our experience.

Dec. 1, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been presented at "The Connective Tissue Oncology Society".

A real-world observational study of eribulin in patients with soft-tissue sarcoma in Japan. The Connective Tissue Oncology Society 2017 Annual Meeting. Nov 2017, Hawaii, US.

-Role of CSS : medical writing

Nov. 2, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been published in "PLoS One".

Clinical and economic burdens experienced by patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy: An observational study using a Japanese claims database. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10): e0187250.

-Role of CSS: statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187250

Oct. 6, 2017

We updated our experience.

Sep. 12, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been presented at "European Society for Medical Oncology".

Prospective observational study of peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer patients treated with eribulin. ESMO 2017 Congress. Sep 2017, Madrid, Spain.

-Role of CSS: medical writing

Research in which we were involved has been published in "BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders".

Assessment of potential risk factors for new onset disabling low back pain in Japanese workers: findings from the CUPID (cultural and psychosocial influences on disability) study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017; 18(1): 334.

-Role of CSS: data collection, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1686-y

Sep. 12, 2017

Our CRC presented a poster at the 17th Conference on CRC and Clinical Trials.

Our CRC presented a poster entitled "Considering the extent to which CRC-assisted informed consent process contributes to clinical trials" on Sep. 2 at the 17th Conference on CRC and Clinical Trials (Sep. 2-3, 2017).

Jul. 10, 2017

We updated our experience.

Jun. 13, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been presented at "International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine".

Diagnostic capability of "Spine paindetect" to screen for neuropathic pain caused by spinal disorders. The 44th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. Jun 2017, Athens, Greece.

-Role of CSS : planning, implementation, data collection, statistical analysis

May 24, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Journal of Diabetes Investigation".

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors as preferable oral hypoglycemic agents in terms of treatment satisfaction: Results from a multicenter, 12-week, open label, randomized controlled study in Japan (PREFERENCE 4 study). J Diabetes Investig. Published first online on May 2, 2017.

-Role of CSS : statistical analysis, medical writing (acknowledgments)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdi.12659

May 8, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Journal of Thoracic Oncology".

Semi-quantitative Assessment of Tumor Spread Through Air Spaces (STAS) in Early Stage Lung Adenocarcinomas. J Thorac Oncol. Published first online on Mar 28, 2017.

-Role of CSS : statistical analysis (acknowledgments and text [methods])
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2017.03.019

Apr. 6, 2017

We updated our experience.

Mar. 16, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Scientific Reports".

  1. The influence of personality and perceived stress on the development of breast cancer: 20-year follow-up of 29,098 Japanese women. Sci Rep, 2016; 2(6): 32559.
  2. Perceived Stress and Colorectal Cancer Incidence: The Japan Collaborative Cohort Study. Sci Rep, 2017; 16(7): 40363.

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Journal of Pain Research".

Estimated risk for chronic pain determined using the generic STarT Back 5-item screening tool. J Pain Res, 2017; 24(10): 461-467.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JPR.S129585

Feb. 23, 2017

Japanese version of the "Somatic Symptom Scale-8 (SSS-8)" and related articles were listed on Wikipedia by one of the original developers, Benjamin Gierk.

Japanese version of the "Somatic Symptom Scale-8 (SSS-8)" and related articles were listed on Wikipedia by one of the original developers, Benjamin Gierk.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic_Symptom_Scale_-_8

CSS supported following work in developing this questionnaire:

  • Development of a Linguistically Validated Japanese Version of the Somatic Symptom Scale-8 (SSS-8). Japanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine (Tokyo). 2016;Vol.56 No.9, 2016: 931-937.
    -Role of CSS : planning, implementation, data collection, statistical analysis, medical writing
  • Development of a Japanese version of the Somatic Symptom Scale-8: Psychometric validity and internal consistency. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017;45:7-11.
    -Role of CSS : planning, statistical analysis, medical writing
Feb. 3, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been published in "General Hospital Psychiatry".

Development of a Japanese version of the Somatic Symptom Scale-8: Psychometric validity and internal consistency. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017;45:7-11.

-Role of CSS : planning, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.12.002

Jan. 10, 2017

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Pain Practice".

Development of the Japanese Version of the Leeds Assessment of the Neuropathic Symptoms and Signs Pain Scale: Diagnostic Utility in a Clinical Setting. Pain Pract. Published first online on Oct. 22, 2016.

-Role of CSS : planning, implementation, data collection, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papr.12528

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Journal of Orthopaedic Science".

The Japanese version of the STarT Back Tool predicts 6-month clinical outcomes of low back pain. J Orthop Sci. Published first online on Dec. 23, 2016.

-Role of CSS : medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2016.11.023

Sep. 27, 2016

Our CRC presented a poster at the 16th Conference on CRC and Clinical Trials.

Our CRC presented a poster entitled "Problems of Electronic Systems Used in Clinical Trials" on Sep. 19 at the 16th Conference on CRC and Clinical Trials (Sep. 18-19, 2016).

Sep. 27, 2016

Article on linguistic validation, for which we took responsibility, has been published in "Japanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine".

Development of a Linguistically Validated Japanese Version of the Somatic Symptom Scale-8 (SSS-8). Japanese Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine (Tokyo). 2016;Vol.56 No.9, 2016: 931-937.

-Role of CSS : production of translated questionnaire, linguistic validation, medical writing (authors)
http://www.shinshin-igaku.com/intro/jpm.html

Aug. 19, 2016

Research in which we were involved has been published in "PLoS ONE".

Psychometric Assessment of the Japanese Version of the Zurich Claudication Questionnaire (ZCQ): Reliability and Validity. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11(7): e0160183.

-Role of CSS : planning, implementation, data collection, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160183

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Medical Rehabilitation".

Low back pain prevention exercise – My method for workers –. MB Med Reha. 2016; No.198: 63-69. (in Japanese)

-Role of CSS : statistical analysis (authors)
http://www.zenniti.com/f/b/show/b01/840/zc01/3.html

May 31, 2016

Research in which we were involved has been published in "European Journal of Clinical Nutrition".

Liver-related safety assessment of green tea extracts in humans: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. EJCN. Published first online on May 18, 2016.

-Role of CSS : planning, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2016.78

Apr. 26, 2016

Research in which we were involved has been published in "PLoS ONE".

Psychometric Properties of the Japanese Version of the STarT Back Tool in Patients with Low Back Pain. PLoS ONE. 2016 Mar 22;11(3):e0152019.

-Role of CSS : planning, implementation, data collection, statistical analysis, medical writing (authors)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0152019

Dec. 24, 2015

Our speech for 10th anniversary Nagoya Life-science Incubator (NALIC) event entitled "Current and Graduated Tenant Enterprise Achievement Presentations"

"Current and Graduated Tenant Enterprise Achievement Presentations" was held on Dec. 11, 2015 to celebrate the 10th anniversary founding of Nagoya Life-science Incubator (NALIC). We were NALIC office tenants from May 2006 to May 2015. NALIC is one of the facilities under the management of Chubu Head Office of the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation of Japan that supports the growth of venture and small and medium enterprises. At the presentations, our CEO, Tatsuya Isomura, gave a speech including topics on the "Corporate history of CSS and NALIC" and "Our future business development".

Nagoya Life-science Incubator (NALIC)
http://www.smrj.go.jp/incubation/nalic/

Nov. 30, 2015

Article on linguistic validation, for which we took responsibility, has been published in "Sanka to Fujinka".

Development of the Japanese version of the Menorrhagia Multi-Attribute Scale(MMAS): translation and linguistic validation (in Japanese). Sanka to Fujinka, 82(11):1299~1305, 2015.

-Role: copyright agreement, forward translation, back translation, pilot test, medical writing (authors)
http://www.shindan.co.jp/books/index.php?menu=01&cd=3151100&kbn=2#toku

Oct. 28, 2015

Our office has been introduced as one of the works of office design on the website of VIS co. ltd., who helped us in our headquarters relocation project.

Oct. 15, 2015

Articles on linguistic validation, for which we took responsibility, are now available at J-stage.

  1. Development of the Japanese version of the London Fibromyalgia Epidemiology Study Screening Questionnaire (LFESSQ): translation and linguistic validation. Clin Rheumatol,26: 130~136,2014.
    -Role of CSS : copyright agreement, forward translation, back translation, pilot test, medical writing (authors)
    http://doi.org/10.14961/cra.26.130
  2. Development of the Japanese version of the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire(JFIQR):translation and linguistic validation. Clin Rheumatol,26: 35~44,2014.
    -Role of CSS : copyright agreement, forward translation, back translation, pilot test, medical writing (authors)
    http://doi.org/10.14961/cra.26.35
Sep. 30, 2015

Research in which we were involved has been published in "Psychogeriatrics".

Disease state changes and safety of long-term donepezil hydrochloride administration in patients with Alzheimer's disease: interim results from the long-term, large-scale J-GOLD study in Japan. Psychogeriatrics. 2015 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]

-Role of CSS : statistical analysis (authors and text [methods])
http://doi.org/10.1111/psyg.12130

Book we co-authored has been published.

Keys to implement clinical trials for pain medication from a CRC perspective.
In Pain Mechanism and Development of Pain Medication and Treatment over the Coming Years -A need for Treatment, Appropriate Implementation of Non-Clinical Studies, and Clinical Trial Designs Leading to the Creation of Evidence. (in Japanese)
p.145-156, Technical Information Institute Co., Ltd., 2015.

  May 11, 2015

We have moved our headquarters.

[New Contact Details]
Daiei Bldg., 2F, 1-11-20 Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya, 460-0003, Japan
TEL: +81-52-211-2011 / FAX: +81-52-211-2012 / E-mail: mail@jp-css.com

We have renewed our logo and website.