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Review
Structural and functional aspects of the liver and liver sinusoidal cells in relation to colon carcinoma metastasis 
Katrien Vekemans, Filip Braet 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5095-5102. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5095
Esophageal Cancer
Relationship between genetic polymorphisms of alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenases and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma risk in males 
Chia-Fang Wu, Deng-Chyang Wu, Hon-Ki Hsu, Ein-Long Kao, Jang-Ming Lee, Cheng-Chieh Lin, Ming-Tsang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5103-5108. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5103
Bile salts inhibit growth and induce apoptosis of human esophageal cancer cell line 
Ru Zhang, Jun Gong, Hui Wang, Li Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5109-5116. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5109
Gene expression in rats with Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma induced by gastroduodenoesophageal reflux 
Peng Cheng, Jun Gong, Tao Wang, Jie Chen, Gui-Sheng Liu, Ru Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5117-5122. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5117
Gastric Cancer
Adenocarcinoma of gastric cardia in the elderly: Surgical problems and prognostic factors 
Natale Di Martino, Giuseppe Izzo, Angelo Cosenza, Guido Cerullo, Francesco Torelli, Antonio Brillantino, Alberto del Genio 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5123-5128. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5123
Recurrent chromosomal rearrangements at bands 8q24 and 11q13 in gastric cancer as detected by multicolor spectral karyotyping 
Yasuhide Yamashita, Kazuhiro Nishida, Takashi Okuda, Kenichi Nomura, Yosuke Matsumoto, Shoji Mitsufuji, Shigeo Horiike, Hiroyuki Hata, Chohei Sakakura, Akio Hagiwara, Hisakazu Yamagishi, Masafumi Taniwaki 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5129-5135. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5129
In vitro effects of chitosan nanoparticles on proliferation of human gastric carcinoma cell line MGC803 cells 
Li-Feng Qi, Zi-Rong Xu, Yan Li, Xia Jiang, Xin-Yan Han 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5136-5141. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5136
Colorectal Cancer
Trans-10,cis-12, not cis-9,trans-11, conjugated linoleic acid decreases ErbB3 expression in HT-29 human colon cancer cells 
Han Jin Cho, Woo Kyoung Kim, Jae In Jung, Eun Ji Kim, Soon Sung Lim, Dae Young Kwon, Jung Han Yoon Park 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5142-5150. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5142
Persistence of gene expression changes in noninflamed and inflamed colonic mucosa in ulcerative colitis and their presence in colonic carcinoma 
Yuji Toiyama, Akira Mizoguchi, Kazushi Kimura, Toshimitsu Araki, Shigeyuki Yoshiyama, Kouhei Sakaguchi, Chikao Miki, Masato Kusunoki 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5151-5155. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5151
Amygdalin inhibits genes related to cell cycle in SNU-C4 human colon cancer cells 
Hae-Jeong Park, Seo-Hyun Yoon, Long-Shan Han, Long-Tai Zheng, Kyung-Hee Jung, Yoon-Kyung Uhm, Je-Hyun Lee, Ji-Seon Jeong, Woo-Sang Joo, Sung-Vin Yim, Joo-Ho Chung, Seon-Pyo Hong 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5156-5161. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5156
Novel rapid tissue lysis method to evaluate cancer proteins: Correlation between elevated Bcl-XL expression and colorectal cancer cell proliferation 
Wei-Shone Chen, Hong-Yi Chang, Jui-Ting Chang, Jacqueline Ming Liu, Chung-Pin Li, Li-Li Chen, Huei-Ling Chang, Chia-Chi Chen, Tze-Sing Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5162-5168. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5162
Novel genetic variations of the p53R2 gene in patients with colorectal adenoma and controls 
Zong-Lin Deng, Da-Wen Xie, Roberd M Bostick, Xi-Jiang Miao, You-Ling Gong, Jin-Hui Zhang, Michael J Wargovich 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5169-5173. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5169
Helicobacter Pylori
Helicobacter pylori infection in relation to E-cadherin gene promoter polymorphism and hypermethylation in sporadic gastric carcinomas 
Yao-Chi Liu, Chen-Yang Shen, Hurng-Sheng Wu, De-Chuan Chan, Cheng-Jueng Chen, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Cheng-Ping Yu, Horng-Jyh Harn, Rong-Yaun Shyu, Yu-Lueng Shih, Chung-Bao Hsieh, Huan-Mieng Hsu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5174-5179. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5174
Basic Research
Gastroprotection induced by capsaicin in healthy human subjects 
Gyula Mózsik, János Szolcsányi, István Rácz 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5180-5184. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5180
Brief Reports
Preventative effects of a probiotic, Lactobacillus salivarius ssp. salivarius, in the TNBS model of rat colitis 
Laura Peran, Desiree Camuesco, Monica Comalada, Ana Nieto, Angel Concha, Maria Paz Diaz-Ropero, Monica Olivares, Jordi Xaus, Antonio Zarzuelo, Julio Galvez 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5185-5192. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5185
Hepatocellular carcinoma in Egypt: A single center study over a decade 
Abdel-Rahman El-Zayadi, Hanaa M Badran, Eman MF Barakat, Mohy El-Deen Attia, Sherine Shawky, Mostafa K Mohamed, Osaima Selim, Ahmed Saeid 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5193-5198. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5193
Novel serum tumor marker, RCAS1, in pancreatic diseases 
Koji Yamaguchi, Munechika Enjoji, Manabu Nakashima, Makoto Nakamuta, Takashi Watanabe, Masao Tanaka 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5199-5202. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5199
Flow cytometric detection of hepatitis C virus antigens in infected peripheral blood leukocytes: Binding and entry 
Mostafa K El-Awady, Ashraf A Tabll, El-Rashdy M Redwan, Samar Youssef, Moataza H Omran, Fouad Thakeb, Maha El-Demellawy 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5203-5208. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5203
Complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiography in the post-MRCP era: A tertiary center experience 
Tze-Zen Ong, Jen-Lock Khor, Dede-Sutedja Selamat, Khay-Guan Yeoh, Khek-Yu Ho 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5209-5212. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5209
Association of polymorphism of tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter region with outcome of hepatitis B virus infection 
Hong-Quan Li, Zhuo Li, Ying Liu, Jun-Hong Li, Jian-Qun Dong, Ji-Rong Gao, Chun-Yan Gou, Hui Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5213-5217. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5213
Antitumor and synergistic effect of Chinese medicine “Bushen huayu jiedu recipe” and chemotherapy on transplanted animal hepatocarcinoma 
Yong Cao, Qing-Hua Xia, Hua Meng, An-Pu Zhong 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5218-5220. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5218
Evaluation of HCPTd1, d14-double passaged intervening chemotherapy protocol for hepatocellular carcinoma 
Zhi-Jian Yu, Jia-Wei Yu, Wei Cai, Hong-Xin Yuan, Xiao-Yan Li, Ye Yuan, Jian-Ping Chen, Xiao-Yin Wu, Deng-Fu Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5221-5225. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5221
Case Report
Localized intra-abdominal fibromatosis of the small bowel mimicking a gastrointestinal stromal tumor: A case report 
Pierigiuseppe Colombo, Daoud Rahal, Fabio Grizzi, Vittorio Quagliuolo, Massimo Roncalli 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5226-5228. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5226
Hemobilia secondary to hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: An unusual complication of bile leakage in a patient with a history of a resected IIIb Klatskin tumor 
Dimitrios Siablis, Zafiria G. Papathanassiou, Dimitrios Karnabatidis, Nikolaos Christeas, Constantine Vagianos 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5229-5231. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5229
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in situs inversus totalis with “inferior” cystic artery: A case report 
Sumihiro Kamitani, Yosihiro Tsutamoto, Kazuyoshi Hanasawa, Tohru Tani 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5232-5234. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5232
Basket pattern blood flow signals discovered in a case of splenic hamartoma by power Doppler ultrasonography 
Shigeo Nakanishi, Katsuya Shiraki, Kouji Yamamoto, Takeshi Nakano, Mutsumi Koyama, Takatsugu Yano, Takayuki Sanda, Hisao Tamaki, Tadanori Hirano, Kazuo Fukudome, Akinori Ishihara 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5235-5238. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5235
Radiofrequency ablation for incidentally identified primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Witold Zgodzinski, N. Joseph Espat 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5239-5240. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5239
Refractory ulcerative colitis accompanied with cytomegalovirus colitis and multiple liver abscesses: A case report 
Takuya Inoue, Ichiro Hirata, Yutaro Egashira, Kumi Ishida, Ken Kawakami, Eijiro Morita, Naoko Murano, Shingo Yasumoto, Mitsuyuki Murano, Ken Toshina, Takashi Nishikawa, Norihiro Hamamoto, Ken Nakagawa, Ken-Ichi Katsu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5241-5244. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5241
Endoscopic excision of a prolapsing malignant polyp which caused intermittent gastric outlet obstruction 
Hugh J Freeman 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5245-5247. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5245
Churg-Strauss syndrome complicated by colon erosion, acalculous cholecystitis and liver abscesses 
Msahiro Suzuki, Kazuo Nabeshima, Mitsukazu Miyazaki, Hitoshi Yoshimura, Shinsei Tagawa, Katsuya Shiraki 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5248-5250. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5248
Squamous cell carcinoma arising from longstanding colocutaneous fistula: A case report 
Yueh-Tsung Lee, Sheng-Der Hsu, Chien-Long Kuo, Dev-Aur Chou, Mao-Sheng Lin, Min-Ho Huang, Hurng-Sheng Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(33):5251-5253. Published online Sep 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i33.5251