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Review
Role of potassium in acid secretion 
John P Geibel 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5259-5265. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5259
Liver Cancer
Over-expression of fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 in human hepatocellular carcinoma 
Wei-Hua Qiu, Bing-Sen Zhou, Peiguo G. Chu, Wen-Gang Chen, Christopher Chung, Jennifer Shih, Paul Hwu, Christopher Yeh, Richard Lopez, Yun Yen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5266-5272. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5266
Tea pigments induce cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis in HepG2 cells 
Xu-Dong Jia, Chi Han, Jun-Shi Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5273-5276. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5273
Effects of Pinus massoniana bark extract on cell proliferation and apoptosis of human hepatoma BEL-7402 cells 
Ying-Yu Cui, Heng Xie, Kang-Biao Qi, Yan-Ming He, Jin-Fa Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5277-5282. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5277
Viral Hepatitis
Long-term hepatic consequences of chemotherapy-related HBV reactivation in lymphoma patients 
Wen-Pin Su, Chi-Chung Wen, Chao A. Hsiung, Ih-Jen Su, Ann-Lii Cheng, Ming-Chih Chang, Chao-Jung Tsao, Woei-Yao Kao, Wu-Ching Uen, Chiun Hsu, Chih-Hung Hsu, Yen-Shen Lu, Hwei-Fan Tien, Tsu-Yi Chao, Li-Tzong Chen, Jacqueline Whang-Peng, Pei-Jer Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5283-5288. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5283
Comparison of childhood hepatic malignancies in a hepatitis B hyper-endemic area 
Jeng-Chang Chen, Ming-Ling Chang, Jer-Nan Lin, Hong-Shiee Lai, Chiu-Chiang Chen, Wei-Jao Chen, Wen-Tsung Hung 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5289-5294. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5289
Basic Research
Liver-directed gene expression employing synthetic transcriptional control units 
Marie-Luise Lemken, Wolfgang A. Wybranietz, Ulrike Schmidt, Florian Graepler, Sorin Armeanu, Michael Bitzer, Ulrich M. Lauer 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5295-5302. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5295
Clinical Research
Persistence of high CD40 and CD40L expression after restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis 
Lino Polese, Imerio Angriman, Giuseppe De Franchis, Attilio Cecchetto, Giacomo C. Sturniolo, Renata D’Incà, Marco Scarpa, Cesare Ruffolo, Lorenzo Norberto, Mauro Frego, Davide F D’Amico 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5303-5308. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5303
Different profile of cytokine synthesis according to the severity of acute pancreatitis 
Raquel Laveda, Juan Martínez, Carlos Muñoz, Juan Carlos Penalva, Jesus Sáez, Germán Belda, Salvador Navarro, Faust Feu, Anton Mas, José Ma Palazón, José Sánchez-Payá, José Such, Miguel Pérez-Mateo 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5309-5313. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5309
Severity of ultrasonographic liver steatosis and metabolic syndrome in Korean men and women 
Hyeon Chang Kim, Sung Hee Choi, Hae Won Shin, Jae Youn Cheong, Kwan Woo Lee, Hyun Chul Lee, Kap Bum Huh, Dae Jung Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5314-5321. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5314
Limited influences of chemotherapy on healthy and metastatic liver parenchyma 
Nancy Van Damme, Pieter Demetter, Wouter De Bock, Marianne Rottiers, Marleen Praet, Bernard de Hemptinne, Marc Peeters 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5322-5326. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5322
American ginseng supplementation attenuates creatine kinase level induced by submaximal exercise in human beings 
Cheng-Chen Hsu, Min-Chen Ho, Li-Chin Lin, Borcherng Su, Mei-Chich Hsu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5327-5331. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5327
Diagnosis and treatment of acute rejection in the first case of human living-related small bowel transplantation with a long-term survival in China 
Wei-Liang Song, Wei-Zhong Wang, Guo-Sheng Wu, Meng-Bin Li, Ji-Peng Li, Gang Ji, Guang-Long Dond, Hong-Wei Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5332-5335. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5332
Role of SPECT/CT in diagnosis of hepatic hemangiomas 
Jian-Guo Zheng, Zhi-Ming Yao, Chong-Ye Shu, Ying Zhang, Xia Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5336-5341. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5336
Brief Reports
High-dose interferon-α2b induction therapy in combination with ribavirin for treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients with non-response or relapse after interferon-α monotherapy 
Holger G. Hass, Christian Kreysel, Johannes Fischinger, Josef Menzel, Stephan Kaiser 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5342-5346. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5342
Is osteoporosis a peculiar association with primary biliary cirrhosis? 
Annarosa Floreani, Andrea Mega, Valentina Camozzi, Vincenzo Baldo, Mario Plebani, Patrizia Burra, Giovanni Luisetto 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5347-5350. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5347
Lack of specific association between gastric autoimmunity hallmarks and clinical presentations of atrophic body gastritis 
Bruno Annibale, Edith Lahner, Riccardo Negrini, Flavia Baccini, Cesare Bordi, Bruno Monarca, Gianfranco Delle Fave 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5351-5357. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5351
Effect of indomethacin on electrical field stimulation-induced contractions of isolated transverse and longitudinal rat gastric fundus strips 
Salimeh Afshin, Mansoor Keshavarz, Mahmood Salami, Fatemeh Mirershadi, Bijan Djahanguiri 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5358-5361. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5358
Differing coping mechanisms, stress level and anorectal physiology in patients with functional constipation 
Annie OO Chan, Cecilia Cheng, Wai Mo Hui, Wayne HC Hu, Nina YH Wong, KF Lam, Wai Man Wong, Kam Chuen Lai, Shiu Kum Lam, Benjamin CY Wong 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5362-5366. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5362
Esophagectomy for locally advanced esophageal cancer, followed by chemoradiotherapy and adjuvant chemotherapy 
Hung-Chang Liu, Shih-Kai Hung, Charn-Jer Huang, Chung-Chu Chen, Ming-Jen Chen, Chun-Chao Chang, Cheng-Jeng Tai, Chi-Yuan Tzen, Li-Hua Lu, Yu-Jen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5367-5372. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5367
Effect of Gui Zhi decoction on enteric mucosal immune in mice with collagen-induced arthritis 
Gui-Qin Zhou, Ning Zhao, Hao Zhang, Hong-Wei Jia, Wan-Dong Zhang, Lin-Hua Zhao, Cheng Lu, Ying-Hui He, Ai-Ping Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5373-5376. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5373
Relationship between entero-hepatic bile acid circulation and interdigestive migrating myoelectrical activity in rats 
Ping Fang, Lei Dong, Wei-Jin Zhang, Jin-Yan Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5377-5380. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5377
Studies on BN rats model to determine the potential allergenicity of proteins from genetically modified foods 
Xu-Dong Jia, Ning Li, Yong-Ning Wu, Xiao-Guang Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5381-5384. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5381
Rapid quantification of semen hepatitis B virus DNA by real-time polymerase chain reaction 
Wei-Ping Qian, Yue-Qiu Tan, Ying Chen, Ying Peng, Zhi Li, Guang-Xiu Lu, Marie C. Lin, Hsiang-Fu Kung, Ming-Ling He, Li-Ka Shing 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5385-5389. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5385
Case Report
Withdrawing method of the stiffening tube incidentally inserted into the descending colon 
Shinsaku Fukuda, Tatsuya Mikami, Tadashi Shimoyama, Norihiro Hanabata, Hideki Iwamura, Akihiro Munakata 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5390-5391. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5390
Acute sensorineural hearing loss associated with peginterferon and ribavirin combination therapy during hepatitis C treatment: Outcome after resumption of therapy 
Victor K Wong, Cindy Cheong-Lee, Jo-Ann E Ford, Eric M Yoshida 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5392-5393. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5392
Liver cirrhosis induced by long-term administration of a daily low dose of amiodarone: A case report 
Hiroki Oikawa, Chihaya Maesawa, Ryo Sato, Kanta Oikawa, Hiroyuki Yamada, Seizo Oriso, Sadahide Ono, Akiko Yashima-Abo, Koji Kotani, Kazuyuki Suzuki, Tomoyuki Masuda 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5394-5397. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5394
Asymptomatic early acute appendicitis initiated and diagnosed during colonoscopy: A case report 
Michelle Petro, Anil Minocha 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5398-5400. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5398
Successful treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma by combined administration of 5-fluorouracil and pegylated interferon-α 
Kazutaka Kurokohchi, Kouichi Takaguchi, Keiji Kita, Tsutomu Masaki, Shigeki Kuriyama 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5401-5403. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5401
Cerebral sinus thrombosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: A case report 
Hasan Umit, Talip Asil, Yahya Celik, Ahmet Tezel, Gulbin Dokmeci, Nermin Tuncbilek, Ufuk Utku, Ali Riza Soylu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5404-5407. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5404
Gardner’s syndrome: A case report and review of the literature 
C Fotiadis, DK Tsekouras, P Antonakis, J Sfiniadakis, M Genetzakis, GC Zografos 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5408-5411. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5408
Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis in a liver transplant patient: A case report 
Chien-Hua Lin, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Teng-Wei Chen, De-Chuan Chan, Cheng-Jueng Chen, Chung-Bao Hsieh 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5412-5413. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5412
Intrauterine contraceptive device appendicitis: A case report 
Hao-Ming Chang, Teng-Wei Chen, Chung-Bao Hsieh, Chung-Jueng Chen, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Yao-Chi Liu, Kuo-Liang Shen, De-Chuan Chan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5414-5415. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5414
Diverticulosis of the jejunum with intestinal obstruction: A case report 
Chien-Hua Lin, Huan-Fa Hsieh, Chih-Yung Yu, Jyh-Cherng Yu, De-Chuan Chan, Teng-Wei Chen, Peng-Jen Chen, Yao-Chi Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(34):5416-5417. Published online Sep 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i34.5416