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Review
Gut hormones, and short bowel syndrome: The enigmatic role of glucagon-like peptide-2 in the regulation of intestinal adaptation 
GR Martin, PL Beck, DL Sigalet 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4117-4129. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4117
Gastric Cancer
Alphastatin downregulates vascular endothelial cells sphingosine kinase activity and suppresses tumor growth in nude mice bearing human gastric cancer xenografts 
Lin Chen, Tao Li, Rong Li, Bo Wei, Zheng Peng 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4130-4136. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4130
Colorectal Cancer
Effects of inositol hexaphosphate on proliferation of HT-29 human colon carcinoma cell line 
Ying Tian, Yang Song 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4137-4142. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4137
Basic Research
Amplification of chromosome 21q22.3 harboring trefoil factor family genes in liver fluke related cholangiocarcinoma is associated with poor prognosis 
Kanuengnuch Muenphon, Temduang Limpaiboon, Patcharee Jearanaikoon, Chawalit Pairojkul, Banchob Sripa, Vajarabhongsa Bhudhisawasdi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4143-4148. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4143
Antioxidant role of heme oxygenase-1 in prehepatic portal hypertensive rats 
Soledad Gonzales, María Julia Pérez, Juan C Perazzo, María Luján Tomaro 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4149-4155. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4149
Changes of inducible protein-10 and regulated upon activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted protein in acute rejection of pancreas transplantation in rats 
Jun Zhu, Ze-Kuan Xu, Yi Miao, Xun-Liang Liu, Hong Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4156-4160. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4156
Clinicopathological and immunohistochemical analysis of gastrointestinal stromal tumor 
Feng-Yu Liu, Ji-Ping Qi, Feng-Lin Xu, Ai-Ping Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4161-4165. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4161
Formation of microchimerism in rat small bowel transplantation by splenocyte infusion 
Da-Xun Piao, Tao Jiang, Lian-Xin Liu, An-Long Zhu, Shao-Feng Jin, Ying-Hui Guan 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4166-4169. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4166
Clinical Research
Hepaticojejunostomy for hepatolithiasis: A critical appraisal 
Shao-Qiang Li, Li-Jian Liang, Bao-Gang Peng, Jia-Ming Lai, Ming-De Lu, Dong-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4170-4174. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4170
Rapid Communication
Differential treatment and early outcome in the interventional endoscopic management of pancreatic pseudocysts in 27 patients 
Uwe Will, Conrad Wegener, Kai-Ivo Graf, Igor Wanzar, Thomas Manger, Frank Meyer 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4175-4178. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4175
Prevalence of factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A in patients with gastric cancer 
Sandra Battistelli, Massimo Stefanoni, Alberto Genovese, Aurelio Vittoria, Roberto Cappelli, Franco Roviello 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4179-4180. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4179
Mass-forming pancreatitis: Value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography 
Mirko D’Onofrio, Giulia Zamboni, Alessia Tognolini, Roberto Malagò, Niccolò Faccioli, Luca Frulloni, Roberto Pozzi Mucelli 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4181-4184. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4181
Predictive factors of survival in patients treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell esophageal carcinoma 
Frédéric Di Fiore, Stéphane Lecleire, Olivier Rigal, Marie-Pierre Galais, Emmanuel Ben Soussan, Isabelle David, Bernard Paillot, Jacques-Henri Jacob, Pierre Michel 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4185-4190. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4185
Pegylated-interferon alpha 2a treatment for chronic hepatitis C in patients on chronic haemodialysis 
Ioan Sporea, Alina Popescu, Roxana Şirli, Ovidiu Golea, Camelia Totolici, Mirela Dănilă, Corina Vernic 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4191-4194. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4191
Circulating hTERT mRNA as a tumor marker in cholangiocarcinoma patients 
Kawin Leelawat, Surang Leelawat, Thawee Ratanachu-Ek, Somboon Trubwongchareon, Jerasak Wannaprasert, Saad Tripongkaruna, Suchart Chantawibul, Panadda Tepaksorn 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4195-4198. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4195
Results of gastroscope bacterial decontamination by enzymatic detergent compared to chlorhexidine 
Rungsun Rerknimitr, Sorapat Eakthunyasakul, Pongpan Nunthapisud, Pradermchai Kongkam 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4199-4202. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4199
Biochemical response to lamivudine treatment in HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B patients in Iran 
Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh, Mitra Ranjbar, Babak Karimi, Saeed Hatami 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4203-4205. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4203
Comparison of invasive methods and two different stool antigen tests for diagnosis of H pylori infection in patients with gastric bleeding 
Ebru Demiray, Özlem Yılmaz, Cihat Şarkış, Müjde Soytürk, İlkay Şimşek 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4206-4210. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4206
Incidence and management of colonoscopic perforations: 8 years’ experience 
Hagit Tulchinsky, Osnat Madhala-Givon, Nir Wasserberg, Shlomo Lelcuk, Yaron Niv 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4211-4213. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4211
Liver microcirculation after hepatic artery embolization with degradable starch microspheres in vivo 
Jian Wang, Satoru Murata, Tatsuo Kumazaki 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4214-4218. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4214
Mutations in surface and polymerase gene of chronic hepatitis B patients with coexisting HBsAg and anti-HBs 
Hai-Ying Lu, Zheng Zeng, Xiao-Yuan Xu, Nai-Lin Zhang, Min Yu, Wei-Bo Gong 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4219-4223. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4219
Pancreatic encephalopathy and Wernicke encephalopathy in association with acute pancreatitis: A clinical study 
Guo-Hui Sun, Yun-Sheng Yang, Qing-Sen Liu, Liu-Fang Cheng, Xu-Sheng Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4224-4227. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4224
Disordered beta-catenin expression and E-cadherin/CDH1 promoter methylation in gastric carcinoma 
Li Wang, Fan Zhang, Ping-Ping Wu, Xu-Cheng Jiang, Lin Zheng, Ying-Yan Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4228-4231. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4228
Effect of Tetrandrine on LPS-induced NF-κB activation in isolated pancreatic acinar cells of rat 
Hong Zhang, Yong-Yu Li, Xian-Zhong Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4232-4236. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4232
Investigation on correlation between expression of CD58 molecule and severity of hepatitis B 
Li Sheng, Jie Li, Bao-Tai Qi, Yu-Qiang Ji, Zhao-Jun Meng, Ming Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4237-4240. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4237
Expression of angiopoietins, Tie2 and vascular endothelial growth factor in angiogenesis and progression of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Zhong-Lin Zhang, Zhi-Su Liu, Quan Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4241-4245. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4241
Genetic instability of BRCA1 gene at locus D17S855 is related to clinicopathological behaviors of gastric cancer from Chinese population 
Xue-Rong Chen, Wei-Zhong Zhang, Xing-Qiu Lin, Jin-Wei Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4246-4249. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4246
Case Report
Multiple von Meyenburg complexes mimicking diffuse liver metastases from esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Stefan Fritz, Thilo Hackert, Hendrik Blaker, Werner Hartwig, Lutz Schneider, Markus W Buchler, Jens Werner 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4250-4252. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4250
Systemic lupus erythematosus following virological response to peginterferon alfa-2b in a transplanted patient with chronic hepatitis C recurrence 
Francesca Lodato, Maria Rosa Tamé, Antonio Colecchia, Chiara Racchini, Francesco Azzaroli, Antonia D’Errico, Silvia Casanova, Antonio Pinna, Enrico Roda, Giuseppe Mazzella 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4253-4255. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4253
A case of splenic abscess after radiofrequency ablation 
Dimitris Zacharoulis, Emmanuel Katsogridakis, Constantinos Hatzitheofilou 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4256-4258. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4256
Primary melanoma of the gallbladder: Does it exist? Report of a case and review of the literature 
Michail Safioleas, Emmanouil Agapitos, Konstantinos Kontzoglou, Michail Stamatakos, Panagiotis Safioleas, George Mouzopoulos, Alkiviadis Kostakis 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4259-4261. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4259
Multiple small bowel ruptures due to ischemic enteritis: A case report 
Stylianos Delikoukos, Gregorios Christodoulidis, Dimitrios Zacharoulis, Antigoni Poultsidi, Constantine Hatzitheofilou 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4262-4263. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4262
Splenic arteriovenous fistula and sudden onset of portal hypertension as complications of a ruptured splenic artery aneurysm: Successful treatment with transcatheter arterial embolization. A case study and review of the literature 
Dimitrios Siablis, Zafiria G Papathanassiou, Dimitrios Karnabatidis, Nikolaos Christeas, Konstantinos Katsanos, Constantine Vagianos 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4264-4266. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4264
Treatment of solitary gastric carcinoid tumor by endoscopic polypectomy in a patient with pernicious anemia 
Gurhan Kadikoylu, Irfan Yavasoglu, Vahit Yukselen, Esra Ozkara, Zahit Bolaman 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4267-4269. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4267
Computed tomographic findings of trichuriasis 
Naime Tokmak, Zafer Koc, Serife Ulusan, Ismail Soner Koltas, Nebil Bal 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4270-4272. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4270
Delayed hemorrhage from hepatic artery after ultrasound-guided percutaneous liver biopsy: A case report 
Fen-Yu Ren, Xi-Xu Piao, Ai-lian Jin 
World J Gastroenterol 12(26):4273-4275. Published online Jul 14, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i26.4273