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Contents Volume 21 Issue 16 April 28, 2015
Editorial
Withdrawal of anti-tumour necrosis factor α therapy in inflammatory bowel disease
Konstantinos Papamichael and Severine Vermeire.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4773-4778. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4773.
Review
Challenges in animal modelling of mesenchymal stromal cell therapy for inflammatory bowel disease
Raghavan Chinnadurai, Spencer Ng, Vijayakumar Velu and Jacques Galipeau.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4779-4787. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4779.
Metastatic pancreatic cancer: Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?
Vanja Vaccaro, Isabella Sperduti, Sabrina Vari, Emilio Bria, Davide Melisi, Carlo Garufi, Carmen Nuzzo, Aldo Scarpa, Giampaolo Tortora, Francesco Cognetti, Michele Reni and Michele Milella.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4788-4801. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4788.
Vanek’s tumor of the small bowel in adults
Bassam Abboud.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4802-4808. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4802.
New endoscopic ultrasound techniques for digestive tract diseases: A comprehensive review
Fan-Sheng Meng, Zhao-Hong Zhang and Feng Ji.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4809-4816. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4809.
Basic Study
Murine study of portal hypertension associated endothelin-1 hypo-response
Nicholas Theodorakis, Mary Maluccio and Nicholas Skill.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4817-4828. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4817.
Toxoplasma gondii causes death and plastic alteration in the jejunal myenteric plexus
Eduardo José de Almeida Araújo, Larissa Marchi Zaniolo, Suellen Laís Vicentino, Marcelo Biondaro Góis, Jacqueline Nelisis Zanoni, Aristeu Vieira da Silva and Débora de Mello Gonçales Sant’Ana.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4829-4839. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4829.
Hydrogen sulfide-induced enhancement of gastric fundus smooth muscle tone is mediated by voltage-dependent potassium and calcium channels in mice
Xiang-Min Meng, Xu Huang, Chun-Mei Zhang, Dong-Hai Liu, Hong-Li Lu, Young-chul Kim and Wen-Xie Xu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4840-4851. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4840.
Alterations in serotonin, transient receptor potential channels and protease-activated receptors in rats with irritable bowel syndrome attenuated by Shugan decoction
Hai-Lian Shi, Chu-Hsuan Liu, Li-Li Ding, Yu Zheng, Xiao-Yan Fei, Lu Lu, Xue-Ming Zhou, Jian-Ye Yuan and Jian-Qun Xie.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4852-4863. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4852.
Inflammatory microenvironment and expression of chemokines in hepatocellular carcinoma
Ke-Qi Han, Xue-Qun He, Meng-Yu Ma, Xiao-Dong Guo, Xue-Min Zhang, Jie Chen, Hui Han, Wei-Wei Zhang, Quan-Gang Zhu, Hua Nian and Li-Jun Ma.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4864-4874. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4864.
Comparison of two different laparotomy methods for modeling rabbit VX2 hepatocarcinoma
Zhu Chen, Zhen Kang, En-Hua Xiao, Min Tong, Yu-Dong Xiao and Hua-Bing Li.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4875-4882. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4875.
Intestinal dendritic cells change in number in fulminant hepatic failure
Xu Cao, Mei Liu, Peng Wang and Dong-Yan Liu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4883-4893. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4883.
Case Control Study
Estimating steatosis and fibrosis: Comparison of acoustic structure quantification with established techniques
Thomas Karlas, Joachim Berger, Nikita Garnov, Franziska Lindner, Harald Busse, Nicolas Linder, Alexander Schaudinn, Bettina Relke, Rima Chakaroun, Michael Tröltzsch, Johannes Wiegand and Volker Keim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4894-4902. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4894.
Clinical impact of endoscopy position detecting unit (UPD-3) for a non-sedated colonoscopy
Masakatsu Fukuzawa, Junichi Uematsu, Shin Kono, Sho Suzuki, Takemasa Sato, Naoko Yagi, Yuichiro Tsuji, Kenji Yagi, Chika Kusano, Takuji Gotoda, Takashi Kawai and Fuminori Moriyasu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4903-4910. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4903.
Retrospective Cohort Study
Palliative chemotherapy for gastroesophageal cancer in old and very old patients: A retrospective cohort study at the National Center for Tumor Diseases, Heidelberg
Anne Katrin Berger, Stefanie Zschaebitz, Christine Komander, Dirk Jäger and Georg Martin Haag.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4911-4918. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4911.
Proton-pump inhibitors for prevention of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients undergoing dialysis
Young Rim Song, Hyung Jik Kim, Jwa-Kyung Kim, Sung Gyun Kim and Sung Eun Kim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4919-4924. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4919.
Retrospective Study
Hepatobiliary complications of alveolar echinococcosis: A long-term follow-up study
Tilmann Graeter, Franziska Ehing, Suemeyra Oeztuerk, Richard Andrew Mason, Mark Martin Haenle, Wolfgang Kratzer, Thomas Seufferlein and Beate Gruener.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4925-4932. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4925.
Prognostic roles of preoperative α-fetoprotein and des-γ-carboxy prothrombin in hepatocellular carcinoma patients
Makoto Meguro, Toru Mizuguchi, Toshihiko Nishidate, Kenji Okita, Masayuki Ishii, Shigenori Ota, Tomomi Ueki, Emi Akizuki and Koichi Hirata.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4933-4945. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4933.
Biliary drainage strategy of unresectable malignant hilar strictures by computed tomography volumetry
Ei Takahashi, Mitsuharu Fukasawa, Tadashi Sato, Shinichi Takano, Makoto Kadokura, Hiroko Shindo, Yudai Yokota and Nobuyuki Enomoto.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4946-4953. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4946.
Characteristics of gastric cancer in peptic ulcer patients with Helicobacter pylori infection
Jae Jin Hwang, Dong Ho Lee, Ae-Ra Lee, Hyuk Yoon, Cheol Min Shin, Young Soo Park and Nayoung Kim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4954-4960. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4954.
Prognostic value of neutrophil distribution in cholangiocarcinoma
Zhi-Yuan Mao, Guang-Qing Zhu, Mei Xiong, Li Ren and Li Bai.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4961-4968. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4961.
Laparoscopic resection of lower rectal cancer with telescopic anastomosis without abdominal incisions
Shi-Yong Li, Gang Chen, Jun-Feng Du, Guang Chen, Xiao-Jun Wei, Wei Cui, Fu-Yi Zuo, Bo Yu, Xing Dong, Xi-Qing Ji and Qiang Yuan.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4969-4974. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4969.
Clinical Trials Study
Metadoxine improves the three- and six-month survival rates in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis
Fátima Higuera-de la Tijera, Alfredo I Servín-Caamaño, Aurora E Serralde-Zúñiga, Javier Cruz-Herrera, Eduardo Pérez-Torres, Juan M Abdo-Francis, Francisco Salas-Gordillo and José L Pérez-Hernández.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4975-4985. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4975.
Moxibustion combined with acupuncture increases tight junction protein expression in Crohn’s disease patients
Hai-Xia Shang, An-Qi Wang, Chun-Hui Bao, Huan-Gan Wu, Wei-Feng Chen, Lu-Yi Wu, Rong Ji, Ji-Meng Zhao and Yin Shi.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4986-4996. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4986.
Observational Study
Role of colonoscopy in the diagnostic work-up of bowel endometriosis
Marco Milone, Antonio Mollo, Mario Musella, Paola Maietta, Loredana Maria Sosa Fernandez, Olena Shatalova, Alessandro Conforti, Gianni Barone, Giuseppe De Placido and Francesco Milone.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):4997-5001. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.4997.
Prospective Study
In vivo gastric mucosal histopathology using endocytoscopy
Hiroki Sato, Haruhiro Inoue, Haruo Ikeda, Chiaki Sato, Chainarong Phlanusittepha, Bu’Hussain Hayee, Esperanza Grace R Santi, Yasutoshi Kobayashi and Shin-ei Kudo.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5002-5008. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5002.
Pathophysiology of functional heartburn based on Rome III criteria in Japanese patients
Yasuhiro Tamura, Yasushi Funaki, Shinya Izawa, Akihito Iida, Yoshiharu Yamaguchi, Kazunori Adachi, Naotaka Ogasawara, Makoto Sasaki, Hiroshi Kaneko and Kunio Kasugai.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5009-5016. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5009.
Usefulness of two-point Dixon fat-water separation technique in gadoxetic acid-enhanced liver magnetic resonance imaging
Ying Ding, Sheng-Xiang Rao, Cai-Zhong Chen, Ren-Chen Li and Meng-Su Zeng.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5017-5022. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5017.
Randomized Controlled Trial
Irsogladine maleate and rabeprazole in non-erosive reflux disease: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Takayoshi Suzuki, Masashi Matsushima, Aya Masui, Shingo Tsuda, Jin Imai, Jun Nakamura, Yoko Tsukune, Tetsufumi Uchida, Hiroki Yuhara, Muneki Igarashi, Jun Koike and Tetsuya Mine.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5023-5031. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5023.
Randomized Clinical Trial
Efficacy of moxifloxacin-based sequential therapy for first-line eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in gastrointestinal disease
Jae Jin Hwang, Dong Ho Lee, Ae-Ra Lee, Hyuk Yoon, Cheol Min Shin, Young Soo Park and Nayoung Kim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5032-5038. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5032.
Evidence-Based Medicine
Hepatitis B virus preS1 deletion is related to viral replication increase and disease progression
Seoung-Ae Lee, Ki-Jeong Kim, Hong Kim, Won-Hyuk Choi, Yu-Sub Won and Bum-Joon Kim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5039-5048. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5039.
Systematic Reviews
Anterior rectopexy for full-thickness rectal prolapse: Technical and functional results
Jean-Luc Faucheron, Bertrand Trilling, Edouard Girard, Pierre-Yves Sage, Sandrine Barbois and Fabian Reche.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5049-5055. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5049.
Non-physician endoscopists: A systematic review
Maximilian Stephens, Luke F Hourigan, Mark Appleyard, George Ostapowicz, Mark Schoeman, Paul V Desmond, Jane M Andrews, Michael Bourke, David Hewitt, David A Margolin and Gerald J Holtmann.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5056-5071. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5056.
Meta-Analysis
Value of bevacizumab in treatment of colorectal cancer: A meta-analysis
Chun-Ying Qu, Ying Zheng, Min Zhou, Yi Zhang, Feng Shen, Jia Cao and Lei-Ming Xu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5072-5080. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5072.
Relationship between apurinic endonuclease 1 Asp148Glu polymorphism and gastrointestinal cancer risk: An updated meta-analysis
Zhi-Jun Dai, Yong-Ping Shao, Hua-Feng Kang, Wei Tang, Dan Xu, Yang Zhao, Di Liu, Meng Wang, Peng-Tao Yang and Xi-Jing Wang.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5081-5089. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5081.
Case Report
Case of arterial hemorrhage after endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation for choledocholithiases using a covered self-expandable metallic stent
Shuya Shimizu, Itaru Naitoh, Takahiro Nakazawa, Kazuki Hayashi, Katsuyuki Miyabe, Hiromu Kondo, Yuji Nishi, Shuichiro Umemura, Yasuki Hori, Akihisa Kato, Hirotaka Ohara and Takashi Joh.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5090-5095. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5090.
Endoscopic removal of a tablespoon lodged within the duodenum
Takashi Watanabe, Kunihiko Aoyagi, Yoshitaka Tomioka, Hideki Ishibashi and Shotaro Sakisaka.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5096-5098. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5096.
Oxyntic gland adenoma endoscopically mimicking a gastric neuroendocrine tumor: A case report
Tae-In Lee, Jae-Young Jang, Seungmin Kim, Jung-Wook Kim, Young-Woon Chang and Youn-Wha Kim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5099-5104. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5099.
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus disguising as hepatic encephalopathy
Yong Min Jo, Sung Wook Lee, Sang Young Han, Yang Hyun Baek, Ji Hye Ahn, Won Jong Choi, Ji Young Lee, Sang Ho Kim and Byeol A Yoon.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5105-5109. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5105.
Management of post-gastrectomy anastomosis site obstruction with a self-expandable metallic stent
Ra Ri Cha, Sang Soo Lee, Hyunjin Kim, Hong Jun Kim, Tae-Hyo Kim, Woon Tae Jung, Ok Jae Lee, Kyung Soo Bae, Sang-Ho Jeong and Chang Yoon Ha.
World J Gastroenterol 21(16):5110-5114. Published online 2015 April 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i16.5110.
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