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Review
Multidisciplinary approach to understand the pathogenesis of gastric cancer 
Juan Shang, AS Peña 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4131-4139. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4131
Helicobacter Pylori
Gastrin and antral G cells in course of Helicobacter pylori eradication: Six months follow up study 
Aleksandra Sokic-Milutinovic, Vera Todorovic, Tomica Milosavljevic, Marjan Micev, Neda Drndarevic, Olivera Mitrovic 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4140-4147. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4140
Enhanced plasma ghrelin levels in Helicobacter pylori-colonized, interleukin-1-receptor type 1-homozygous knockout (IL-1R1-/-) mice 
Yuka Abiko, Hidekazu Suzuki, Tatsuhiro Masaoka, Sachiko Nomura, Kumiko Kurabayashi, Hiroshi Hosoda, Kenji Kangawa, Toshifumi Hibi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4148-4153. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4148
Basic Research
Mechanisms of action of leptin in preventing gastric ulcer 
Edward O. Adeyemi, Salim A. Bastaki, Irwin S. Chandranath, Mohammed Y. Hasan, Mohammed Fahim, Abdu Adem 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4154-4160. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4154
Differentiation of embryonic stem cells into insulin-producing cells promoted by Nkx2.2 gene transfer 
Akira Shiroi, Shigehiko Ueda, Yukiteru Ouji, Ko Saito, Kei Moriya, Yuko Sugie, Hiroshi Fukui, Shigeaki Ishizaka, Masahide Yoshikawa 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4161-4166. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4161
Comparison of murine cirrhosis models induced by hepatotoxin administration and common bile duct ligation 
Ming-Ling Chang, Chau-Ting Yeh, Pei-Yeh Chang, Jeng-Chang Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4167-4172. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4167
Tetramethylpyrazine stimulates cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator-mediated anion secretion in distal colon of rodents 
Qiong He, Jin-Xia Zhu, Ying Xing, Lai-Ling Tsang, Ning Yang, Dewi Kenneth Rowlands, Yiu-Wa Chung, Hsiao-Chang Chan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4173-4179. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4173
Procedure for preparing peptide-major histocompatibility complex tetramers for direct quantification of antigen-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes 
Xian-Hui He, Li-Hui Xu, Yi Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4180-4187. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4180
Clinical Research
Association of polymorphic alleles of CTLA4 with inflammatory bowel disease in the Japanese 
Haruhisa Machida, Kazuhiro Tsukamoto, Chun-Yang Wen, Yukiko Narumi, Saburou Shikuwa, Hajime Isomoto, Fuminao Takeshima, Yohei Mizuta, Norio Niikawa, Ikuo Murata, Shigeru Kohno 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4188-4193. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4188
Patients with primary biliary cirrhosis have increased serum total antioxidant capacity measured with the crocin bleaching assay 
George Notas, Niki Miliaraki, Marilena Kampa, Fillipos Dimoulios, Erminia Matrella, Adam Hatzidakis, Elias Castanas, Elias Kouroumalis 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4194-4198. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4194
Sclerosing cholangitis following severe trauma: Description of a remarkable disease entity with emphasis on possible pathophysiologic mechanisms 
Johannes Benninger, Rainer Grobholz, Yurdaguel Oeztuerk, Christoph H. Antoni, Eckhart G. Hahn, Manfred V. Singer, Richard Strauss 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4199-4205. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4199
Thermo-chemo-radiotherapy for advanced bile duct carcinoma 
Terumi Kamisawa, Yuyang Tu, Naoto Egawa, Katsuyuki Karasawa, Tadayoshi Matsuda, Kouji Tsuruta, Atsutake Okamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4206-4209. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4206
Effect of itopride, a new prokinetic, in patients with mild GERD: A pilot study 
Yong Sung Kim, Tae Hyeon Kim, Chang Soo Choi, Young Woo Shon, Sang Wook Kim, Geom Seog Seo, Yong Ho Nah, Myung Gyu Choi, Suck Chei Choi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4210-4214. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4210
Clinical analysis of multiple primary malignancies in the digestive system: A hospital-based study 
Hui-Yun Cheng, Cheng-Hsin Chu, Wen-Hsiung Chang, Tzu-Chi Hsu, Shee-Chan Lin, Chuan-Chuan Liu, An-Ming Yang, Shou-Chuan Shih 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4215-4219. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4215
Surgical experience in splitting donor liver into left lateral and right extended lobes 
Ji-Qi Yan, Thomas Becker, Michael Neipp, Cheng-Hong Peng, Rainer Lueck, Frank Lehner, Hong-Wei Li, Juergen Klempnauer 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4220-4224. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4220
Brief Reports
Evaluation of serum cathepsin B and D in relation to clinicopathological staging of colorectal cancer 
Elzbieta Skrzydlewska, Mariola Sulkowska, Andrzej Wincewicz, Mariusz Koda, Stanislaw Sulkowski 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4225-4229. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4225
Fecal loading in the cecum as a new radiological sign of acute appendicitis 
Andy Petroianu, Luiz Ronaldo Alberti, Renata Indelicato Zac 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4230-4232. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4230
Effect of autologous blood donation on the central venous pressure, blood loss and blood transfusion during living donor left hepatectomy 
Bruno Jawan, Yu-Fan Cheng, Chia-Chi Tseng, Yaw-Sen Chen, Chih-Chi Wang, Tung-Liang Huang, Hock-Liew Eng, Po-Ping Liu, King-Wah Chiu, Shih-Hor Wang, Chih-Che Lin, Tsan-Shiun Lin, Yueh-Wei Liu, Chao-Long Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4233-4236. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4233
Colchicine sensitizes human hepatocellular carcinoma cells to damages caused by radiation 
Chia-Yuan Liu, Hui-Fen Liao, Shou-Chuan Shih, Shee-Chan Lin, Wen-Hsiung Chang, Cheng-Hsin Chu, Tsang-En Wang, Yu-Jen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4237-4240. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4237
Co-infection of SENV-D among chronic hepatitis C patients treated with combination therapy with high-dose interferon-alfa and ribavirin 
Chia-Yen Dai, Wan-Long Chuang, Wen-Yu Chang, Shinn-Cherng Chen, Li-Po Lee, Ming-Yen Hsieh, Nei-Jen Hou, Zu-Yau Lin, Ming-Yuh Hsieh, Liang-Yen Wang, Ming-Lung Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4241-4245. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4241
Composition of common bile duct stones in Chinese patients during and after endoscopic sphincterotomy 
Wei-Lun Tsai, Kwok-Hung Lai, Chiun-Ku Lin, Hoi-Hung Chan, Ching-Chu Lo, Ping-I Hsu, Wen-Chi Chen, Jin-Shiung Cheng, Gin-Ho Lo 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4246-4249. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4246
Clinical evaluation of serum concentrations of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in patients with colorectal cancer 
Xu Kang, Fang Wang, Jin-Dong Xie, Jun Cao, Pei-Zhong Xian 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4250-4253. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4250
Immunization of mice with concentrated liquor from male zooid of Antheraea pernyi 
Sheng Li, Bo Zhang, Wei-Dong Zhang, Ting-Hang Ma, Yong Huang, Long-Hai Yi, Jin-Ming Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4254-4257. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4254
Surgical treatment of giant esophageal leiomyoma 
Bang-Chang Cheng, Sheng Chang, Zhi-Fu Mao, Mao-Jin Li, Jie Huang, Zhi-Wei Wang, Tu-Sheng Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4258-4260. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4258
Mutations outside the YMDD motif in the P protein can also cause DHBV resistant to Lamivudine 
Jin-Yang He, Yu-Tong Zhu, Rui-Yi Yang, Li-Ling Feng, Xing-Bo Guo, Feng-Xue Zhang, Hong-Shan Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4261-4267. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4261
Genetic polymorphisms of N-acetyltransferase 2 and colorectal cancer risk 
Lu-Jun He, Yue-Ming Yu, Fang Qiao, Jing-Shan Liu, Xiao-Feng Sun, Ling-Ling Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4268-4271. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4268
Expression of albumin, IGF-1, IGFBP-3 in tumor tissues and adjacent non-tumor tissues of hepatocellular carcinoma patients with cirrhosis 
Shi-Min Luo, Wei-Min Tan, Wei-Xiong Deng, Si-Min Zhuang, Jian-Wei Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4272-4276. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4272
Nuclear factor-kappaB activation on the reactive oxygen species in acute necrotizing pancreatitic rats 
Jin Long, Na Song, Xi-Ping Liu, Ke-Jian Guo, Ren-Xuan Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4277-4280. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4277
Case Report
Metastatic liver cancer: A rare case 
Bong-Wan Kim, Hee-Jung Wang, In-Ho Jeong, Sang-Ick Ahn, Myoung-Wook Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4281-4284. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4281
Successful endoscopic hemostasis for gastric arterial bleeding due to invasion of malignant lymphoma 
Kenichi Nomura, Shinya Yamada, Daisuke Shimizu, Takashi Okuda, Yuri Kamitsuji, Naohisa Yoshida, Yosuke Matsumoto, Naoki Wakabayashi, Kazuya Mikami, Shigeo Horiike, Takeshi Okanoue, Masafumi Taniwaki 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4285-4286. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4285
Imaging features of ciliated hepatic foregut cyst 
Song-Hua Fang, Dan-Jun Dong, Shi-Zheng Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(27):4287-4289. Published online Jul 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i27.4287