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Esophageal Cancer
GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1 and CYP1A1 genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to esophageal cancer in a French population: Different pattern of squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma 
Ahmed Abbas, Karine Delvinquière, Mathilde Lechevrel, Pierre Lebailly, Pascal Gauduchon, Guy Launoy, François Sichel 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3389-3393. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3389
Gastric Cancer
Expression of Dnmt1, demethylase, MeCP2 and methylation of tumor-related genes in human gastric cancer 
Jing-Yuan Fang, Zhong-Hua Cheng, Ying-Xuan Chen, Rong Lu, Li Yang, Hong-Yin Zhu, Lun-Gen Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3394-3398. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3394
Transabdominal ultrasonography in preoperative staging of gastric cancer 
Sheng-Ri Liao, Ying Dai, Ling Huo, Kun Yan, Lin Zhang, Hui Zhang, Wen Gao, Min-Hua Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3399-3404. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3399
Surgical treatment and prognosis of gastric cancer in 2613 patients 
Xiang-Fu Zhang, Chang-Ming Huang, Hui-Shan Lu, Xing-Yuan Wu, Chuang Wang, Guo-Xian Guang, Jian-Zhong Zhang, Chao-Hui Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3405-3408. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3405
Liver Cancer
Epstein-Barr virus in hepatocellular carcinogenesis 
Wei Li, Bao-An Wu, Yong-Ming Zeng, Guang-Can Chen, Xin-Xin Li, Jun-Tian Chen, Yu-Wen Guo, Man-Hong Li, Yi Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3409-3413. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3409
Expressions of cysteine-rich61, connective tissue growth factor and Nov genes in hepatocellular carcinoma and their clinical significance 
Zhi-Jun Zeng, Lian-Yue Yang, Xiang Ding, Wei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3414-3418. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3414
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ ligands suppress liver carcinogenesis induced by diethylnitrosamine in rats 
Yan-Tong Guo, Xi-Sheng Leng, Tao Li, Jing-Ming Zhao, Xi-Hou Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3419-3423. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3419
Preparation of human hepatocellular carcinoma-targeted liposome microbubbles and their immunological properties 
Ai-Na Bian, Yun-Hua Gao, Kai-Bin Tan, Ping Liu, Gong-Jun Zeng, Xin Zhang, Zheng Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3424-3427. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3424
Effect of hepatoma H22 on lymphatic endothelium in vitro 
Hua Yu, Hong-Zhi Zhou, Chun-Mei Wang, Xiao-Ming Gu, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3428-3432. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3428
Methylation profile of the promoter CpG islands of 14 “drug-resistance” genes in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Sheng Ding, Bang-Dong Gong, Jian Yu, Jun Gu, Hong-Yu Zhang, Zu-Bin Shang, Qi Fei, Peng Wang, Jing-De Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3433-3440. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3433
Colorectal Cancer
Methylation profile of the promoter CpG islands of 31 genes that may contribute to colorectal carcinogenesis 
Xiao-Li Xu, Jian Yu, Hong-Yu Zhang, Meng-Hong Sun, Jun Gu, Xiang Du, Da-Ren Shi, Peng Wang, Zhen-Hua Yang, Jing-De Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3441-3454. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3441
Effects of phosphorothioate anti-sense oligodeoxynucleotides on colorectal cancer cell growth and telomerase activity 
Xi-Shan Wang, Kuan Wang, Xue Li, Song-Bin Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3455-3458. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3455
Honokiol: A potent chemotherapy candidate for human colorectal carcinoma 
Fei Chen, Tao Wang, Yi-Feng Wu, Ying Gu, Xiao-Li Xu, Shu Zheng, Xun Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3459-3463. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3459
H Pylori
Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and diseases associated with Helicobacter pylori by Helicobacter pylori outer membrane proteins 
Zheng Jiang, Ai-Long Huang, Xiao-Hong Tao, Pi-Long Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3464-3469. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3464
Basic Research
Ethanol inhibits the motility of rabbit sphincter of Oddi in vitro 
Réka Sári, Attila Pálvölgyi, Zoltán Rakonczay Jr, Tamás Takács, János Lonovics, László Czakó, Zoltán Szilvássy, Péter Hegyi 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3470-3474. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3470
DNA ploidy and c-Kit mutation in gastrointestinal stromal tumors 
Ju Han Lee, Xianglan Zhang, Woon Yong Jung, Yang Seok Chae, Jong-Jae Park, Insun Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3475-3479. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3475
Genomic determination of CR1 CD35 density polymorphism on erythrocytes of patients with gallbladder carcinoma 
Xing-Yuan Jiao, Ming-De Lü, Jie-Fu Huang, Li-Jian Liang, Jing-Sen Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3480-3484. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3480
Effects of dermatan sulfate derivatives on platelet surface P-selectin expression and protein C activity in blood of inflammatory bowel disease patients 
Sheng-Li Ji, Hai-Yan Du, Yan-Qing Chi, Hui-Fei Cui, Ji-Chao Cao, Mei-Yu Geng, Hua-Shi Guan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3485-3489. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3485
Inhibitory effect of heparin-derived oligosaccharides on secretion of interleukin-4 and interleukin-5 from human peripheral blood T lymphocytes 
Sheng-Li Ji, Hui-Fei Cui, Feng Shi, Yan-Qing Chi, Ji-Chao Cao, Mei-Yu Geng, Hua-Shi Guan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3490-3494. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3490
Clinical Research
Selection criteria for preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography before laparoscopic cholecystectomy and endoscopic treatment of bile duct stones: Results of a retrospective, single center study between 1996-2002 
Laszlo Lakatos, Gabor Mester, Gyorgy Reti, Attila Nagy, Peter Laszlo Lakatos 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3495-3499. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3495
Effect of integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine on SARS: A review of clinical evidence 
Ming-Ming Zhang, Xue-Mei Liu, Lin He 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3500-3505. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3500
HDR-192Ir intraluminal brachytherapy in treatment of malignant obstructive jaundice 
Yi Chen, Xiao-Lin Wang, Zhi-Ping Yan, Jie-Min Cheng, Jian-Hua Wang, Gao-Quan Gong, Sheng Qian, Jian-Jun Luo, Qing-Xin Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3506-3510. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3506
Brief Reports
Cloning and sequencing of cagA gene fragment of Helicobacter pylori with coccoid form 
Ke-Xia Wang, Xue-Feng Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3511-3513. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3511
Real-time determination of human telomerase reverse transcriptase mRNA in gastric cancer 
Li-Hua Hu, Feng-Hua Chen, Yi-Rong Li, Lin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3514-3517. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3514
NDRG2 expression and mutation in human liver and pancreatic cancers 
Xiao-Lan Hu, Xin-Ping Liu, Shu-Xin Lin, Yan-Chun Deng, Na Liu, Xia Li, Li-Bo Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3518-3521. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3518
Involvement of extracellular signal-regulated kinase/mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway in multidrug resistance induced by HBx in hepatoma cell line 
Jian Guan, Xiao-Ping Chen, Hong Zhu, Shun-Feng Luo, Bin Cao, Lei Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3522-3527. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3522
Effect of environmental hyperthermia on gastrin, somatostatin and motilin in rat ulcerated antral mucosa 
Feng-Peng Sun, Yu-Gang Song 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3528-3530. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3528
Effects of selenium on peripheral blood mononuclear cell membrane fluidity, interleukin-2 production and interleukin-2 receptor expression in patients with chronic hepatitis 
Shui-Xiang He, Bing Wu, Xin-Ming Chang, Hong-Xia Li, Wen Qiao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3531-3533. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3531
Successful management of a benign anastomotic colonic stricture with self-expanding metallic stents: A case report 
Yong-Song Guan, Long Sun, Xiao Li, Xiao-Hua Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3534-3536. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3534
Cyclooxygenase 2, pS2, inducible nitric oxide synthase and transforming growth factor alpha in gastric adaptation to stress 
Shi-Nan Nie, Hai-Chen Sun, Xue-Hao Wu, Xiao-Ming Qian 
World J Gastroenterol 10(23):3537-3541. Published online Dec 1, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i23.3537