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Review
Hepatocellular carcinoma treated with interventional procedures: CT and MRI follow-up 
Yong-Song Guan, Long Sun, Xiang-Ping Zhou, Xiao Li, Xiao-Hua Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3543-3548. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3543
Gastric Cancer
Lymph node metastasis in early gastric cancer with submucosal invasion: Feasibility of minimally invasive surgery 
Do-Joong Park, Hyeon-Kook Lee, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Hye-Seung Lee, Woo-Ho Kim, Han-Kwang Yang, Kuhn-Uk Lee, Kuk-Jin Choe 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3549-3552. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3549
Microarray-based method for detecting methylation changes of p16Ink4a gene 5’-CpG islands in gastric carcinomas 
Peng Hou, Jia-Yao Shen, Mei-Ju Ji, Nong-Yue He, Zu-Hong Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3553-3558. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3553
Liver Cancer
Alteration of p53 and p21 during hepatocarcinogenesis in tree shrews 
Jian-Jia Su, Ke-Chen Ban, Yuan Li, Liu-Liang Qin, Hui-Yun Wang, Chun Yang, Chao Ou, Xiao-Xian Duan, Young-Lk Lee, Rui-Qi Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3559-3563. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3559
A novel, rapid strategy to form dendritomas from human dendritic cells and hepatocellular carcinoma cell line HCCLM3 cells using mature dendritic cells derived from human peripheral blood CD14+ monocytes within 48 hours of in vitro culture 
Xin Guan, Ji-Run Peng, Lan Yuan, Hui Wang, Yu-Hua Wei, Xi-Sheng Leng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3564-3568. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3564
Differentially expressed genes between solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma and nodular hepatocellular carcinoma 
Lian-Yue Yang, Wei Wang, Ji-Xiang Peng, Jie-Quan Yang, Gen-Wen Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3569-3573. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3569
Viral Hepatitis
End-of-treatment virologic response does not predict relapse after lamivudine treatment for chronic hepatitis B 
Chun-Jen Liu, Wen-Ling Huang, Pei-Jer Chen, Ming-Yang Lai, Jia-Horng Kao, Ding-Shinn Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3574-3578. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3574
Forecasting model for the incidence of hepatitis A based on artificial neural network 
Peng Guan, De-Sheng Huang, Bao-Sen Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3579-3582. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3579
Basic Research
The effect of adenovirus expressing wild-type p53 on 5-fluorouracil chemosensitivity is related to p53 status in pancreatic cancer cell lines 
Sven Eisold, Michael Linnebacher, Eduard Ryschich, Dalibor Antolovic, Ulf Hinz, Ernst Klar, Jan Schmidt 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3583-3589. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3583
Enhanced anti-apoptosis and gut epithelium protection function of acidic fibroblast growth factor after cancelling of its mitogenic activity 
Xiao-Bing Fu, Xiao-Kun Li, Tong Wang, Biao Cheng, Zhi-Yong Sheng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3590-3596. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3590
Genetic alterations and reduced expression of tumor suppressor p33ING1b in human exocrine pancreatic carcinoma 
Guan-Zhen Yu, Ming-Hua Zhu, Zhi Zhu, Can-Rong Ni, Jian-Ming Zheng, Fang-Mei Li 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3597-3601. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3597
High-yield expression of recombinant SARS coronavirus nucleocapsid protein in methylotrophic yeast Pichia pastoris 
Ru-Shi Liu, Kun-Yu Yang, Jian Lin, Yi-Wei Lin, Zhi-Hong Zhang, Jun Zhang, Ning-Shao Xia 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3602-3607. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3602
Characteristic expression of γ-aminobutyric acid and glutamate decarboxylase in rat jejunum and its relation to differentiation of epithelial cells 
Fang-Yu Wang, Masahito Watanabe, Ren-Min Zhu, Kentaro Maemura 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3608-3611. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3608
Inhibition of small-intestinal sugar absorption mediated by sodium orthovanadate Na3VO4 in rats and its mechanisms 
Jing Ai, Jie Du, Ning Wang, Zhi-Min Du, Bao-Feng Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3612-3615. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3612
Gastroprotective effect and mechanism of amtolmetin guacyl in mice 
Yuan-Hai Li, Jun Li, Yan Huang, Xiong-Wen Lü, Yong Jin 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3616-3620. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3616
Dynamic changes in the expression of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors, TIMPs, during hepatic fibrosis induced by alcohol in rats 
Guang-Fu Xu, Peng-Tao Li, Xin-Yue Wang, Xu Jia, De-Lu Tian, Liang-Duo Jiang, Jin-Xiang Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3621-3627. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3621
Clinical Research
Scintigraphic detection of carcinoid tumors with a cost effectiveness analysis 
Dimitris Dimitroulopoulos, Dimitris Xynopoulos, Klisthenis Tsamakidis, Emmanouel Paraskevas, Athanassios Zisimopoulos, Efthymios Andriotis, Ekaterini Fotopoulou, Marios Kontis, Ioannis Paraskevas 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3628-3633. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3628
Intra-tumor injection of H101, a recombinant adenovirus, in combination with chemotherapy in patients with advanced cancers: A pilot phase II clinical trial 
Wei Lu, Shu Zheng, Xu-Feng Li, Jian-Jin Huang, Xiao Zheng, Zhen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3634-3638. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3634
Brief Reports
Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 and soluble adhesion molecules as possible prognostic markers of the efficacy of antiviral treatment in chronic hepatitis C 
Anatol Panasiuk, Danuta Prokopowicz, Bozena Panasiuk 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3639-3642. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3639
Interleukin (IL) 5 levels and eosinophilia in patients with intestinal parasitic diseases 
Sebnem Ustun, Nevin Turgay, Songul Bayram Delibas, Hatice Ertabaklar 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3643-3646. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3643
Diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis: Experience from 11 cases and review of the literature 
Ali Uzunkoy, Muge Harma, Mehmet Harma 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3647-3649. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3647
Serum concentration of sFas and sFasL in healthy HBsAg carriers, chronic viral hepatitis B and C patients 
Tadeusz Wojciech Lapinski, Oksana Kowalczuk, Danuta Prokopowicz, Lech Chyczewski 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3650-3653. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3650
In vivo suppressive effect of nuclear factor-κB inhibitor on neutrophilic inflammation of grafts after orthotopic liver transplantation in rats 
Xiao-Ping Gu, Yu-Dong Qiu, Fu-Tao Xu, Yong Jiang, Yi-Tao Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3654-3658. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3654
Clinical analysis of eight kindreds of familial adenomatous polyposis 
Yu-Long He, Chang-Hua Zhang, Mei-Jin Huang, Shi-Rong Cai, Wen-Hua Zhan, Jian-Ping Wang, Ji-Fu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3659-3661. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3659
Effects of c-myb antisense RNA on TGF-β1 and α1-I collagen expression in cultured hepatic stellate cells 
Hui-Hui Ma, Ji-Lu Yao, Gang Li, Chun-Lan Yao, Xue-Juan Chen, Shao-Ji Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3662-3665. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3662
Intravenous pantoprazole versus ranitidine for prevention of rebleeding after endoscopic hemostasis of bleeding peptic ulcers 
Ping-I Hsu, Gin-Ho Lo, Ching-Chu Lo, Chiun-Ku Lin, Hoi-Hung Chan, Chung-Jen Wu, Chang-Bih Shie, Pei-Min Tsai, Deng-Chyang Wu, Wen-Ming Wang, Kwok-Hung Lai 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3666-3669. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3666
Inhibition of transfected PTEN on human colon cancer 
Shou-Shui Xu, Wen-Lu Shen, Song-Ying Ouyang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3670-3673. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3670
Serum sIL-2R, TNF-α and IFN-γ in alveolar echinococcosis 
Da-Zhong Shi, Fu-Rong Li, B Bartholomot, DA Vuitton, PS Craig 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3674-3676. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3674
Effect of arsenic trioxide on human hepatocarcinoma in nude mice 
Hong-Yu Xu, You-Lin Yang, Shu-Mei Liu, Li Bi, Shu-Xiang Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3677-3679. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3677
Primary small cell carcinoma of esophagus: Report of 9 cases and review of literature 
Zhu Wu, Jian-Yang Ma, Jun-Jie Yang, Yong-Fan Zhao, Shang-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3680-3682. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3680
Integration of E. coli aroG-pheA tandem genes into Corynebacterium glutamicum tyrA locus and its effect on L-phenylalanine biosynthesis 
Dong-Xin Liu, Chang-Sheng Fan, Ju-Hong Tao, Guo-Xin Liang, Shan-E Gao, Hai-Jiao Wang, Xin Li, Da-Xin Song 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3683-3687. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3683
Co-mutation of p53, K-ras genes and accumulation of p53 protein and its correlation to clinicopathological features in rectal cancer 
Zhi-Zhong Pan, De-Sen Wan, Gong Chen, Li-Ren Li, Zhen-Hai Lu, Bi-Jun Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3688-3690. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3688
Case Report
Diagnostic evaluation of acute pancreatitis in two patients with hypertriglyceridemia 
Yoshifumi Okura, Kozo Hayashi, Tetsuji Shingu, Goro Kajiyama, Yoshiyuki Nakashima, Keijiro Saku 
World J Gastroenterol 10(24):3691-3695. Published online Dec 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i24.3691