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Liver Cancer
Co-administration of cyclosporine A alleviates thioacetamide-induced liver injury 
Sabrina Fan, Ching-Feng Weng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1411-1419. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1411
Sirolimus inhibits growth of human hepatoma cells alone or combined with tacrolimus, while tacrolimus promotes cell growth 
Guido Schumacher, Marijke Oidtmann, Anne Rueggeberg, Dietmar Jacob, Sven Jonas, Jan M. Langrehr, Ruth Neuhaus, Marcus Bahra, Peter Neuhaus 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1420-1425. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1420
Comparison between combination therapy of percutaneous ethanol injection and radiofrequency ablation and radiofrequency ablation alone for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Kazutaka Kurokohchi, Seishiro Watanabe, Tsutomu Masaki, Naoki Hosomi, Yoshiaki Miyauchi, Takashi Himoto, Yasuhiko Kimura, Seiji Nakai, Akihiro Deguchi, Hirohito Yoneyama, Shuhei Yoshida, Shigeki Kuriyama 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1426-1432. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1426
Impact of pre-operative transarterial embolization on the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with liver transplantation 
Yu-Fan Cheng, Tung-Liang Huang, Tai-Yi Chen, Yaw-Sen Chen, Chih-Chi Wang, Sheng-Lung Hsu, Leo Leung-Chit Tsang, Po-Lin Sun, King-Wah Chiu, Bruno Jawan, Hock-Liew Eng, Chao-Long Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1433-1438. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1433
Factors for early tumor recurrence of single small hepatocellular carcinoma after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation therapy 
Hsien-Chung Yu, Jin-Shiung Cheng, Kwok-Hung Lai, Chi-Pin Lin, Gin-Ho Lo, Chiun-Ku Lin, Ping-I Hsu, Hoi-Hung Chan, Ching-Chu Lo, Wei-Lun Tsai, Wen-Chi Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1439-1444. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1439
Clinicopathological significance of expression of paxillin, syndecan-1 and EMMPRIN in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Hai-Gang Li, De-Rong Xie, Xi-Ming Shen, Hong-Hao Li, Hong Zeng, Yun-Jie Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1445-1451. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1445
Impact of prolonged fraction dose-delivery time modeling intensity-modulated radiation therapy on hepatocellular carcinoma cell killing 
Xiao-Kang Zheng, Long-Hua Chen, Xiao Yan, Hong-Mei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1452-1456. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1452
Are polymorphisms of N-acetyltransferase genes susceptible to primary liver cancer in Luoyang, China? 
Xiu-Feng Zhang, Jian-Chao Bian, Xiao-Yan Zhang, Zhu-Mei Zhang, Feng Jiang, Qi-Min Wang, Qi-Jun Wang, Yan-Yan Cao, Bo-Ming Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1457-1462. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1457
Identify lymphatic metastasis-associated genes in mouse hepatocarcinoma cell lines using gene chip 
Bo Song, Jian-Wu Tang, Bo Wang, Xiao-Nan Cui, Li Hou, Lu Sun, Li-Min Mao, Chun-Hui Zhou, Yue Du, Li-Hui Wang, Hua-Xin Wang, Ren-Shu Zheng, Lei Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1463-1472. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1463
Colorectal Cancer
Vegetable/fruit, smoking, glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms and risk for colorectal cancer in Taiwan 
Chih-Ching Yeh, Ling-Ling Hsieh, Reiping Tang, Chung Rong Chang-Chieh, Fung-Chang Sung 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1473-1480. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1473
Clinical phenotype and prevalence of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome in Chinese population 
Yuan-Zhi Zhang, Jian-Qiu Sheng, Shi-Rong Li, Hong Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1481-1488. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1481
Basic Research
Toll-like receptor 4 and NOD2/CARD15 mutations in Hungarian patients with Crohn’s disease: Phenotype-genotype correlations 
Peter Laszlo Lakatos, Laszlo Lakatos, Ferenc Szalay, Claudia Willheim-Polli, Christoph Österreicher, Zsolt Tulassay, Tamas Molnar, Walter Reinisch, Janos Papp, Gyula Mozsik, Hungarian IBD Study Group, Peter Ferenci 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1489-1495. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1489
Hepatocyte growth factor gene therapy prevents radiation-induced liver damage 
Chau-Hua Chi, I-Li Liu, Wei-Yu Lo, Bor-Song Liaw, Yu-Shan Wang, Kwan-Hwa Chi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1496-1502. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1496
Protective effects of Rheum tanguticum polysaccharide against hydrogen peroxide-induced intestinal epithelial cell injury 
Lin-Na Liu, Qi-Bing Mei, Li Liu, Feng Zhang, Zhen-Guo Liu, Zhi-Peng Wang, Ru-Tao Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1503-1507. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1503
Activation of nuclear factor-kappa B and effects of pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate on TNBS-induced rat colitis 
Ken Chen, You-Ming Long, Hui Wang, Lei Lan, Zhen-He Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1508-1514. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1508
Effects of drug serum of anti-fibrosis I herbal compound on calcium in hepatic stellate cell and its molecular mechanism 
Yong-Hong Xiao, Dian-Wu Liu, Qing Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1515-1520. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1515
Clinical Research
Synergistic effects of interferon-alpha in combination with chemoradiation on human pancreatic adenocarcinoma 
Jian-Hua Ma, Emilia Patrut, Jan Schmidt, Hanns-Peter Knaebel, Markus W. Büchler, Angela Märten 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1521-1528. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1521
Aspartate aminotransferase-immunoglobulin complexes in patients with chronic liver disease 
Masahiko Tameda, Katsuya Shiraki, Kinue Ooi, Koujirou Takase, Yoshitane Kosaka, Tsutomu Nobori, Yukihiko Tameda 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1529-1531. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1529
Efficacy of multislice computed tomography for gastroenteric and hepatic surgeries 
Hiroshi Ohtani, Hidemi Kawajiri, Yuichi Arimoto, Koichi Ohno, Yasuhisa Fujimoto, Hiroko Oba, Kenji Adachi, Masaya Hirano, Shoichi Terakawa, Mitsuo Tsubakimoto 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1532-1534. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1532
Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha and vascular endothelial growth factor overexpression in ischemic colitis 
Tomoyuki Okuda, Takeshi Azuma, Masahiro Ohtani, Ryuho Masaki, Yoshiyuki Ito, Yukinao Yamazaki, Shigeji Ito, Masaru Kuriyama 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1535-1539. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1535
A blind, randomized comparison of racecadotril and loperamide for stopping acute diarrhea in adults 
Hwang-Huei Wang, Ming-Jium Shieh, Kuan-Fu Liao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1540-1543. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1540
Brief Reports
Connexin 26 correlates with Bcl-xL and Bax proteins expression in colorectal cancer 
Luiza Kanczuga-Koda, Stanislaw Sulkowski, Mariusz Koda, Elzbieta Skrzydlewska, Mariola Sulkowska 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1544-1548. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1544
Helicobacter pylori strain-specific modulation of gastric inflammation in Mongolian gerbils 
Ken Ohnita, Hajime Isomoto, Shoji Honda, Akihiro Wada, Chun-Yang Wen, Yoshito Nishi, Yohei Mizuta, Toshiya Hirayama, Shigeru Kohno 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1549-1553. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1549
Anatomic and technical skill factor of gastroduodenal complication in post-transarterial embolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: A retrospective study of 280 cases 
Ting-Kai Leung, Chi-Ming Lee, Hsin-Chi Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1554-1557. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1554
Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with or without partial fundoplication: A matter of debate 
G Ramacciato, FA D’Angelo, P Aurello, M Del Gaudio, G Varotti, P Mercantini, R Bellagamba, G Ercolani 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1558-1561. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1558
Immunocytochemical detection of HoxD9 and Pbx1 homeodomain protein expression in Chinese esophageal squamous cell carcinomas 
De-Bin Liu, Zhen-Dong Gu, Xiao-Zhe Cao, Hong Liu, Ji-You Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1562-1566. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1562
Case Report
Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on gastric hyperplastic polyposis in Cowden’s disease 
Hajime Isomoto, Hisashi Furusu, Ken Ohnita, Yusuke Takehara, Chun-Yang Wen, Shigeru Kohno 
World J Gastroenterol 11(10):1567-1569. Published online Mar 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i10.1567