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Review
Primary gastric lymphoma 
Ahmad M Al-Akwaa, Neelam Siddiqui, Ibrahim A Al-Mofleh 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):5-11. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.5
Safety of interferon β treatment for chronic HCV hepatitis 
D Festi, L Sandri, G Mazzella, E Roda, T Sacco, T Staniscia, S Capodicasa, A Vestito, A Colecchia 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):12-16. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.12
Gastric Cancer
Differences in proximal (cardia) versus distal (antral) gastric carcinogenesis via retinoblastoma pathway 
Christian Gulmann, Helen Hegarty, Antoinette Grace, Mary Leader, Stephen Patchett, Elaine Kay 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):17-21. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.17
Effect of NF-κB, survivin, Bcl-2 and Caspase3 on apoptosis of gastric cancer cells induced by tumor necrosis factor related apoptosis inducing ligand 
Liu-Qin Yang, Dian-Chun Fang, Rong-Quan Wang, Shi-Ming Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):22-25. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.22
Construction and identification of recombinant vectors carrying herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase and cytokine genes expressed in gastric carcinoma cell line SGC7901 
Jian-Hua Zhang, Ming-Xi Wan, Jia-Ying Yuan, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):26-30. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.26
Liver Cancer
Does surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma accelerate cancer dissemination 
I-Shyan Sheen, Kuo-Shyang Jeng, Shou-Chuan Shih, Po-Chuan Wang, Wen-Hsiung Chang, Horng-Yuan Wang, Li-Rung Shyung, Shee-Chan Lin, Chin-Roa Kao, Yi-Chun Tsai, Tsu-Yen Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):31-36. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.31
Effects of Ginkgo biloba extract on cell proliferation and cytotoxicity in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells 
Jane CJ Chao, Chia Chou Chu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):37-41. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.37
Increased nociceptin/orphanin FQ plasma levels in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Ferenc Szalay, Mónika B Hantos, Andrea Horvath, Peter L. Lakatos, Aniko Folhoffer, Kinga Dunkel, Dalma Hegedus, Kornélia Tekes 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):42-45. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.42
Potential role of p53 mutation in chemical hepatocarcinogenesis of rats 
Wei-Guo Deng, Yan Fu, Yu-Lin Li, Toshihiro Sugiyama 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):46-52. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.46
Superantigen-SEA gene modified tumor vaccine for hepatocellular carcinoma: An in vitro study 
Shao-Ying Lu, Yan-Fang Sui, Zeng-Shan Li, Jing Ye, Hai-Long Dong, Ping Qu, Xiu-Min Zhang, Wen-Yong Wang, Yu-Song Li 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):53-57. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.53
CT-guided percutaneous ethanol injection with disposable curved needle for treatment of malignant liver neoplasms and their metastases in retroperitoneal lymph nodes 
Chang-Jing Zuo, Pei-Jun Wang, Cheng-Wei Shao, Min-Jie Wang, Jian-Ming Tian, Yi Xiao, Fang-Yuan Ren, Xi-Yan Hao, Min Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):58-61. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.58
Cooperative inhibitory effects of antisense oligonucleotide of cell adhesion molecules and cimetidine on cancer cell adhesion 
Nan-Hong Tang, Yan-Ling Chen, Xiao-Qian Wang, Xiu-Jin Li, Feng-Zhi Yin, Xiao-Zhong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):62-66. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.62
Single-level dynamic spiral CT of hepatocellular carcinoma: Correlation between imaging features and density of tumor microvessels 
Wei-Xia Chen, Peng-Qiu Min, Bin Song, Bong-Liang Xiao, Yan Liu, Ying-Hui Ge 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):67-72. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.67
Basic Research
Protective effect of nitric oxide induced by ischemic preconditioning on reperfusion injury of rat liver graft 
Jian-Ping Gong, Bing Tu, Wei Wang, Yong Peng, Shou-Bai Li, Lu-Nan Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):73-76. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.73
Effects of cytokines on carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic fibrogenesis in rats 
Li-Juan Zhang, Jie-Ping Yu, Dan Li, Yue-Hong Huang, Zhi-Xin Chen, Xiao-Zhong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):77-81. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.77
HBV cccDNA in patients’ sera as an indicator for HBV reactivation and an early signal of liver damage 
Ying Chen, Johnny Sze, Ming-Liang He 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):82-85. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.82
Expression of TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 in rats with hepatic fibrosis 
Qing-He Nie, Guo-Rong Duan, Xin-Dong Luo, Yu-Mei Xie, Hong Luo, Yong-Xing Zhou, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):86-90. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.86
Protective role of metallothionein (I/II) against pathological damage and apoptosis induced by dimethylarsinic acid 
Guang Jia, Yi-Qun Gu, Kung-Tung Chen, You-Yong Lu, Lei Yan, Jian-Ling Wang, Ya-Ping Su, J. C. Gaston Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):91-95. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.91
Electrophysiological effects of anthopleurin-Q on rat hepatocytes 
Hong-Yi Zhou, Fang Wang, Ke-Qiang Zhang, Lan Cheng, Ji Zhou, Li-Ying Fu, Wei-Xing Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):96-99. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.96
Effect of Qingyitang on activity of intracellular Ca2+ -Mg2+ -ATPase in rats with acute pancreatitis 
Ying Qiu, Yong-Yu Li, Shu-Guang Li, Bo-Gen Song, Gui-Fen Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):100-104. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.100
Red oil A5 inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells 
Mi-Lian Dong, Xian-Zhong Ding, Thomas E. Adrian 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):105-111. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.105
Transfection of mEpo gene to intestinal epithelium in vivo mediated by oral delivery of chitosan-DNA nanoparticles 
Jing Chen, Wu-Li Yang, Ge Li, Ji Qian, Jing-Lun Xue, Shou-Kuan Fu, Da-Ru Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):112-116. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.112
Ultrastructure of junction areas between neurons and astrocytes in rat supraoptic nuclei 
Li Duan, Hua Yuan, Chang-Jun Su, Ying-Ying Liu, Zhi-Ren Rao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):117-121. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.117
Clinical Research
Effects of exercise on lipid metabolism and musculoskeletal fitness in female athletes 
Kung-Tung Chen, Rong-Sen Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):122-126. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.122
Acute diarrhea during army field exercise in southern China 
Yang Bai, Ying-Chun Dai, Jian-Dong Li, Jun Nie, Qing Chen, Hong Wang, Yong-Yu Rui, Ya-Li Zhang, Shou-Yi Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):127-131. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.127
Alteration of somatostatin receptor subtype 2 gene expression in pancreatic tumor angiogenesis 
Ren-Yi Qin, Ru-Liang Fang, Manoj Kumar Gupta, Zheng-Ren Liu, Da-Yu Wang, Qing Chang, Yi-Bei Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):132-135. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.132
Perioperative cimetidine administration promotes peripheral blood lymphocytes and tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in patients with gastrointestinal cancer: Results of a randomized controlled clinical trial 
Cong-Yao Lin, De-Jiao Bai, Hong-Yin Yuan, Kun Wang, Guo-Liang Yang, Ming-Bai Hu, Zhou-Qing Wu, Yan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):136-142. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.136
Brief Reports
Response of TT virus to IFN plus ribavirin treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C 
Javier Moreno, Gloria Moraleda, Rafael Barcena, Mluisa Mateos, Santos del Campo 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):143-146. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.143
Do there exist synergistic antitumor effects by coexpression of herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase with cytokine genes on human gastric cancer cell line SGC7901? 
Jian-Hua Zhang, Ming-Xi Wan, Jia-Ying Yuan, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):147-151. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.147
Case Report
Rising plasma nociceptin level during development of HCC: A case report 
Andrea Horvath, Aniko Folhoffer, Peter Laszlo Lakatos, Judit Halász, Gyorgy Illyés, Zsuzsa Schaff, Monika Beatrix Hantos, Kornelia Tekes, Ferenc Szalay 
World J Gastroenterol 10(1):152-154. Published online Jan 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i1.152