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Contents Volume 21 Issue 4 January 28, 2015
Editorial
Does endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage really have clinical impact?
Takeshi Ogura and Kazuhide Higuchi.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1049-1052. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1049.
Review
Management of obstructed defecation
Vlasta Podzemny, Lorenzo Carlo Pescatori and Mario Pescatori.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1053-1060. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1053.
Markers of acute rejection and graft acceptance in liver transplantation
Giacomo Germani, Kryssia Rodriguez-Castro, Francesco Paolo Russo, Marco Senzolo, Alberto Zanetto, Alberto Ferrarese and Patrizia Burra.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1061-1068. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1061.
Preventing post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis: What can be done?
Goran Hauser, Marko Milosevic, Davor Stimac, Enver Zerem, Predrag Jovanović and Ivana Blazevic.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1069-1080. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1069.
Minireviews
Hyperhomocysteinemia as a potential contributor of colorectal cancer development in inflammatory bowel diseases: A review
Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli, Vickie E Baracos and Karen L Madsen.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1081-1090. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1081.
Benign esophageal lesions: Endoscopic and pathologic features
Shu-Jung Tsai, Ching-Chung Lin, Chen-Wang Chang, Chien-Yuan Hung, Tze-Yu Shieh, Horng-Yuan Wang, Shou-Chuan Shih and Ming-Jen Chen.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1091-1098. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1091.
Novel insights into the mechanisms whereby isoflavones protect against fatty liver disease
Long-Xin Qiu and Tong Chen.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1099-1107. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1099.
Basic Study
Metabolic shift in liver: Correlation between perfusion temperature and hypoxia inducible factor-1α
Andrea Ferrigno, Laura Giuseppina Di Pasqua, Alberto Bianchi, Plinio Richelmi and Mariapia Vairetti.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1108-1116. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1108.
Effects of traditional Chinese herbal medicine San-Huang-Xie-Xin-Tang on gastrointestinal motility in mice
Min Woo Hwang, Tae Seok Ahn, Noo Ri Hong, Han-Sol Jeong, Myeong Ho Jung, Ki-Tae Ha and Byung Joo Kim.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1117-1124. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1117.
Weichang’an and 5-fluorouracil suppresses colorectal cancer in a mouse model
Li Tao, Jin-Kun Yang, Ying Gu, Xin Zhou, Ai-Guang Zhao, Jian Zheng and Ying-Jie Zhu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1125-1139. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1125.
Loss of stromal caveolin-1 expression in colorectal cancer predicts poor survival
Zhi Zhao, Fang-Hai Han, Shi-Bin Yang, Li-Xin Hua, Jian-Hai Wu and Wen-Hua Zhan.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1140-1147. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1140.
β-escin reverses multidrug resistance through inhibition of the GSK3β/β-catenin pathway in cholangiocarcinoma
Gui-Li Huang, Dong-Yan Shen, Cheng-Fu Cai, Qiu-Yan Zhang, Hong-Yue Ren and Qing-Xi Chen.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1148-1157. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1148.
Case Control Study
Factors associated with significant liver fibrosis assessed using transient elastography in general population
Seng Chan You, Kwang Joon Kim, Seung Up Kim, Beom Kyung Kim, Jun Yong Park, Do Young Kim, Sang Hoon Ahn, Won Jae Lee and Kwang-Hyub Han.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1158-1166. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1158.
Retrospective Cohort Study
Long-term outcome and quality of life after transoral stapling for Zenker diverticulum
Luigi Bonavina, Alberto Aiolfi, Federica Scolari, Davide Bona, Andrea Lovece and Emanuele Asti.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1167-1172. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1167.
Improvement of diabetes and hypertension after gastrectomy: A nationwide cohort study
Eun Kyung Lee, So Young Kim, You Jin Lee, Mi Hyang Kwak, Hak Jin Kim, Il Ju Choi, Soo-Jeong Cho, Young Woo Kim, Jong Yeul Lee, Chan Gyoo Kim, Hong Man Yoon, Bang Wool Eom, Sun-Young Kong, Min Kyong Yoo, Jong Hyock Park and Keun Won Ryu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1173-1181. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1173.
Retrospective Study
Optimizing perioperative Crohn's disease management: Role of coordinated medical and surgical care
Jennifer L Bennett, Christina Y Ha, Jonathan E Efron, Susan L Gearhart, Mark G Lazarev and Elizabeth C Wick.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1182-1188. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1182.
Characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Christopher Leung, Sern Wei Yeoh, Desmond Patrick, Shara Ket, Kaye Marion, Paul Gow and Peter W Angus.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1189-1196. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1189.
Inflammatory bowel disease in an underdeveloped region of Northeastern Brazil
José Miguel Luz Parente, Claudio Saddy Rodrigues Coy, Viriato Campelo, Mírian Perpétua Palha Dias Parente, Leonardo Araújo Costa, Renata Mendes da Silva, Celso Stephan and José Murilo Robilotta Zeitune.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1197-1206. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1197.
Optimal duration of the early and late recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy
Yusuke Yamamoto, Hisashi Ikoma, Ryo Morimura, Hirotaka Konishi, Yasutoshi Murayama, Shuhei Komatsu, Atsushi Shiozaki, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Takeshi Kubota, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Chouhei Sakakura, Toshiya Ochiai and Eigo Otsuji.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1207-1215. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1207.
Preoperative CA 125 is significant indicator of curative resection in gastric cancer patients
Dae Hoon Kim, Hyo Yung Yun, Dong Hee Ryu, Hye-Suk Han, Joung-Ho Han, Soon Man Yoon and Sei Jin Youn.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1216-1221. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1216.
Survival in gastric cancer in relation to postoperative adjuvant therapy and determinants
Sevgi Ozden, Zerrin Ozgen, Hazan Ozyurt, Cengiz Gemici, Gokhan Yaprak, Huseyin Tepetam and Alpaslan Mayadagli.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1222-1233. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1222.
Hospital type- and volume-outcome relationships in esophageal cancer patients receiving non-surgical treatments
Po-Kuei Hsu, Hui-Shan Chen, Bing-Yen Wang, Shiao-Chi Wu, Chao-Yu Liu, Chih-Hsun Shih and Chia-Chuan Liu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1234-1242. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1234.
Prognostic implications of estrogen receptor 1 and vascular endothelial growth factor A expression in primary gallbladder carcinoma
Ling-Qiang Zhang, Xin-Sen Xu, Yong Wan, Si-Dong Song, Rui-Tao Wang, Wei Chen, Zhi-Xin Wang, Hu-Lin Chang, Ji-Chao Wei, Ya-Feng Dong and Chang Liu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1243-1250. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1243.
Observational Study
Colectomy is a risk factor for venous thromboembolism in ulcerative colitis
Gilaad G Kaplan, Allen Lim, Cynthia H Seow, Gordon W Moran, Subrata Ghosh, Yvette Leung, Jennifer Debruyn, Geoffrey C Nguyen, James Hubbard and Remo Panaccione.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1251-1260. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1251.
Post-partum reactivation of chronic hepatitis B virus infection among hepatitis B e-antigen-negative women
Ioannis Elefsiniotis, Elena Vezali, Dimitrios Vrachatis, Sofia Hatzianastasiou, Stefanos Pappas, George Farmakidis, Georgia Vrioni and Athanasios Tsakris.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1261-1267. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1261.
Diagnosis of early gastric cancer using narrow band imaging and acetic acid
Ken Matsuo, Hidetoshi Takedatsu, Michita Mukasa, Hiroaki Sumie, Hikaru Yoshida, Yasutomo Watanabe, Jun Akiba, Keita Nakahara, Osamu Tsuruta and Takuji Torimura.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1268-1274. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1268.
Prognostic value of KRAS and BRAF mutations in curatively resected colorectal cancer
Shigenori Kadowaki, Miho Kakuta, Shuhei Takahashi, Akemi Takahashi, Yoshiko Arai, Yoji Nishimura, Toshimasa Yatsuoka, Akira Ooki, Kensei Yamaguchi, Keitaro Matsuo, Kei Muro and Kiwamu Akagi.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1275-1283. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1275.
Prospective Study
Vitamin D status and viral response to therapy in hepatitis C infected children
Azza A Eltayeb, Madleen Adel A Abdou, Amal M Abdel-aal and Mostafa H Othman.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1284-1291. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1284.
Impact of discontinuing non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs on long-term recurrence in colonic diverticular bleeding
Naoyoshi Nagata, Ryota Niikura, Tomonori Aoki, Takuro Shimbo, Katsunori Sekine, Hidetaka Okubo, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Toshiyuki Sakurai, Chizu Yokoi, Junichi Akiyama, Mikio Yanase, Masashi Mizokami and Naomi Uemura.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1292-1298. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1292.
Impact of enteral nutrition on energy metabolism in patients with Crohn’s disease
Jie Zhao, Jian-Ning Dong, Jian-Feng Gong, Hong-Gang Wang, Yi Li, Liang Zhang, Lu-Gen Zuo, Yun Feng, Li-Li Gu, Ning Li, Jie-Shou Li and Wei-Ming Zhu.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1299-1304. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1299.
Meta-Analysis
Accuracy of urea breath test in Helicobacter pylori infection: Meta-analysis
Mazen Ferwana, Imad Abdulmajeed, Ali Alhajiahmed, Wedad Madani, Belal Firwana, Rim Hasan, Osama Altayar, Paul J Limburg, Mohammad Hassan Murad and Bandar Knawy.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1305-1314. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1305.
Clinical characteristics of incidental or unsuspected gallbladder cancers diagnosed during or after cholecystectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Kui Sun Choi, Sae Byeol Choi, Pyoungjae Park, Wan Bae Kim and Sang Yong Choi.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1315-1323. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1315.
Case Report
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: The first attempt in treatment of rectal amyloidoma
Richa Sharma and Virgilio V George.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1324-1328. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1324.
Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma of gastrointestinal tract: Report of two cases
Simona Gurzu, Zoltan Kadar, Tivadar Bara, Tivadar Jr. Bara, Adrian Tamasi, Leonard Azamfirei and Ioan Jung.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1329-1333. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1329.
Isolated intrapancreatic IgG4-related sclerosing cholangitis
Takahiro Nakazawa, Yushi Ikeda, Yoshiaki Kawaguchi, Hirohisa Kitagawa, Hiroki Takada, Yutaka Takeda, Isamu Makino, Naohiko Makino, Itaru Naitoh and Atsushi Tanaka.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1334-1343. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1334.
Pulmonary embolism after arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: An autopsy case report
Keiichi Hatamaru, Shunjiro Azuma, Takuji Akamatsu, Takeshi Seta, Shunji Urai, Yoshito Uenoyama, Yukitaka Yamashita and Kazuo Ono.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1344-1348. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1344.
Coincidence between malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor arising in the gastric serosa and lung adenocarcinoma
Sohsuke Yamada, Atsunori Nabeshima, Hirotsugu Noguchi, Aya Nawata, Hisae Nishii, Xin Guo, Ke-Yong Wang, Masanori Hisaoka and Toshiyuki Nakayama.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1349-1356. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1349.
Pancreatic carcinosarcoma: First literature report on computed tomography imaging
Hong-Yuan Shi, Jing Xie and Fei Miao.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1357-1361. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1357.
Unusual case of digestive hemorrhage: Celiac axis-portal vein arteriovenous fistula
Yi-Ren Liu, Bin Huang, Ding Yuan, Zhou-Peng Wu and Ji-Chun Zhao.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1362-1364. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1362.
Partial embolization as re-treatment of hypersplenism after unsuccessful splenic artery ligation
Zheng-Ju Xu, Lian-Qiu Zheng and Xing-Nan Pan.
World J Gastroenterol 21(4):1365-1370. Published online 2015 January 28. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i4.1365.
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