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Gut flora and bacterial translocation in chronic liver disease 
John Almeida, Sumedha Galhenage, Jennifer Yu, Jelica Kurtovic, Stephen M Riordan 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1493-1502. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1493
Hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders in celiac disease 
Hugh James Freeman 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1503-1508. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1503
Exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors: Fact or fiction? 
Mario Guslandi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1509-1510. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1509
Review
Role of radiation therapy in gastric adenocarcinoma 
Lisa Hazard, John O’Connor, Courtney Scaife 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1511-1520. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1511
Pathogenesis of columnar-lined esophagus 
Kamal E Bani-Hani, Bayan K Bani-Hani 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1521-1528. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1521
Colorectal Cancer
Reduced expression of β-catenin inhibitor Chibby in colon carcinoma cell lines 
Marion M Schuierer, Elisabeth Graf, Ken-Ichi Takemaru, Wolfgang Dietmaier, Anja-Katrin Bosserhoff 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1529-1535. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1529
Identification of serum proteins discriminating colorectal cancer patients and healthy controls using surface-enhanced laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry 
Judith YMN Engwegen, Helgi H Helgason, Annemieke Cats, Nathan Harris, Johannes MG Bonfrer, Jan HM Schellens, Jos H Beijnen 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1536-1544. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1536
Viral Hepatitis
Psychological impact of chronic hepatitis C: Comparison with other stressful life events and chronic diseases 
Laurent Castera, Aymery Constant, Pierre-Henri Bernard, Victor de Ledinghen, Patrice Couzigou 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1545-1550. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1545
Efficient expression of histidine-tagged large hepatitis delta antigen in baculovirus-transduced baby hamster kidney cells 
Ying-Wei Chiang, Jaw-Chin Wu, Kuei-Chun Wang, Chia-Wei Lai, Yao-Chi Chung, Yu-Chen Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1551-1557. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1551
Basic Research
Relaxin prevents the development of severe acute pancreatitis 
Laura Iris Cosen-Binker, Marcelo Gustavo Binker, Rodica Cosen, Gustavo Negri, Osvaldo Tiscornia 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1558-1568. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1558
Cis-hydroxyproline-induced inhibition of pancreatic cancer cell growth is mediated by endoplasmic reticulum stress 
Christoph Mueller, Joerg Emmrich, Robert Jaster, Dagmar Braun, Stefan Liebe, Gisela Sparmann 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1569-1576. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1569
Minireviews
Expression and location of Smad2, 4 mRNAs during and after liver fibrogenesis of rats 
Yang Liu, Li-Feng Wang, Hai-Feng Zou, Xiao-Yan Song, Hua-Feng Xu, Ping Lin, Hai-Hong Zheng, Xiao-Guang Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1577-1582. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1577
Clinical Research
Expression of c-kit receptor in human cholangiocarcinoma and in vivo treatment with imatinib mesilate in chimeric mice 
Thomas Kamenz, Karel Caca, Thilo Blüthner, Andrea Tannapfel, Joachim Mössner, Marcus Wiedmann 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1583-1590. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1583
Effect of 5-HT1 agonist (sumatriptan) on anorectal function in irritable bowel syndrome patients 
Agata Mulak, Leszek Paradowski 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1591-1596. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1591
Effect of gemcitabine on the expression of apoptosis-related genes in human pancreatic cancer cells 
Pei-Hong Jiang, Yoshiharu Motoo, Norio Sawabu, Toshinari Minamoto 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1597-1602. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1597
Mangafodipir trisodium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of pancreatic mass and mass-like lesions 
Gul Eser, Aydin Karabacakoglu, Serdar Karakose, Cengiz Eser, Ertugrul Kayacetin 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1603-1606. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1603
Hyperhomocysteinemia and hypercoagulability in primary biliary cirrhosis 
Maria Rosa Biagini, Alessandro Tozzi, Rossella Marcucci, Rita Paniccia, Sandra Fedi, Stefano Milani, Andrea Galli, Elisabetta Ceni, Marco Capanni, Raffaele Manta, Rosanna Abbate, Calogero Surrenti 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1607-1612. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1607
Rapid Communication
Soluble CD40 ligand in prediction of acute severe pancreatitis 
Jean Louis Frossard, Philippe Morel, Brenda Kwak, Catherine Pastor, Thierry Berney, Léo Buhler, Alain Von Laufen, Sandrine Demulder, Francois Mach 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1613-1616. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1613
Association of the HLA-DRB1*0701 allele with perinuclear anti-neutrophil cytoplasmatic antibodies in Mexican patients with severe ulcerative colitis 
Jesus K Yamamoto-Furusho, Luis Uscanga-Domínguez, Alondra Lopez-Martinez, Julio Granados 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1617-1620. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1617
Elevated plasma cryofibrinogen in patients with active inflammatory bowel disease is morbigenous 
Koji Sawada, Ryouki Takahashi, Abbi R Saniabadi, Maiko Ohdo, Takashi Shimoyama 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1621-1625. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1621
Using p53-immunostained large specimens to determine the distal intramural spread margin of rectal cancer 
Zhi-Zhong Pan, De-Sen Wan, Chang-Qing Zhang, Jian-Yong Shao, Li-Ren Li, Gong Chen, Zhi-Wei Zhou, Fu-Long Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1626-1629. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1626
Case Report
Duodenal duplication cyst causing severe pancreatitis: Imaging findings and pathological correlation 
Alessandro Guarise, Niccolo’ Faccioli, Mauro Ferrari, Luigi Romano, Alice Parisi, Massimo Falconi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1630-1633. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1630
Jumbo biopsy is useful for the diagnosis of colonic prolapsing mucosal polyps with diverticulosis 
Shingo Kato, Kazutoshi Hashiguchi, Ryuichi Yamamoto, Mitsuru Seo, Takashi Matsuura, Kazuro Itoh, Akinori Iwashita, Soichiro Miura 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1634-1636. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1634
Uveitis in autoimmune hepatitis: A case report 
Roberto Giulio Romanelli, Giorgio La Villa, Fabio Almerigogna, Francesco Vizzutti, Elena Di Pietro, Valentina Fedi, Paolo Gentilini, Giacomo Laffi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1637-1640. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1637
Dermatomyositis associated with hepatocellular carcinoma in an elderly female patient with hepatitis C virus-related liver cirrhosis 
Nobuyuki Toshikuni, Rikako Torigoe, Mikio Mitsunaga, Akiyoshi Omoto, Koji Nakashima 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1641-1644. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1641
Spontaneous regression of hepatic inflammatory pseudotumor with primary biliary cirrhosis: Case report and literature review 
Hiroshi Koide, Ken Sato, Toshio Fukusato, Kenji Kashiwabara, Noriaki Sunaga, Takafumi Tsuchiya, Saeko Morino, Naondo Sohara, Satoru Kakizaki, Hitoshi Takagi, Masatomo Mori 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1645-1648. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1645
Malignant phyllode tumor metastatic to the duodenum 
Oktar Asoglu, Hasan Karanlik, Umut Barbaros, Hakan Yanar, Yersu Kapran, Mustafa Kecer, Mesut Parlak 
World J Gastroenterol 12(10):1649-1651. Published online Mar 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i10.1649