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Editorial
Eradication of H pylori for the prevention of gastric cancer 
Karolin Trautmann, Manfred Stolte, Stephan Miehlke 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5101-5107. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5101
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for stomach neoplasms 
Mitsuhiro Fujishiro 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5108-5112. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5108
Cyclooxygenases in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Melchiorre Cervello, Giuseppe Montalto 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5113-5121. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5113
Review
Transfusion transmitted virus: A review on its molecular characteristics and role in medicine 
M Irshad, YK Joshi, Y Sharma, I Dhar 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5122-5134. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5122
Gastric Cancer
Increased expression of angiogenin in gastric carcinoma in correlation with tumor angiogenesis and proliferation 
Yu Chen, Sheng Zhang, Yu-Peng Chen, Jian-Yin Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5135-5139. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5135
Colorectal Cancer
Prolonged exposure of colon cancer cells to the epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor gefitinib (Iressa™) and to the antiangiogenic agent ZD6474: Cytotoxic and biomolecular effects 
Amalia Azzariti, Letizia Porcelli, Jian-Ming Xu, Grazia Maria Simone, Angelo Paradiso 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5140-5147. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5140
BRAF, K-ras and BAT26 mutations in colorectal polyps and stool 
Ying-Min Jin, Bao-Jie Li, Bo Qu, Ya-Ju Du 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5148-5152. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5148
Viral Hepatitis
Synergistic effect of a novel oxymatrine-baicalin combination against hepatitis B virus replication, α smooth muscle actin expression and type I collagen synthesis in vitro 
Yang Cheng, Jian Ping, Huai-Dong Xu, Hai-Jun Fu, Zhao-Hui Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5153-5159. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5153
Basic Research
Signaling pathways involved in the inhibition of epidermal growth factor receptor by erlotinib in hepatocellular cancer 
Alexander Huether, Michael Höpfner, Andreas P Sutter, Viola Baradari, Detlef Schuppan, Hans Scherübl 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5160-5167. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5160
5-Fluorouracil-related enhancement of adenoviral infection is Coxsackievirus-adenovirus receptor independent and associated with morphological changes in lipid membranes 
Chiara Cabrele, Mandy Vogel, Pompiliu Piso, Markus Rentsch, Josef Schröder, Karl W Jauch, Hans J Schlitt, Alexander Beham 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5168-5174. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5168
Involvement of P53 and Bax/Bad triggering apoptosis in thioacetamide-induced hepatic epithelial cells 
Li-Hsuen Chen, Chia-Yu Hsu, Ching-Feng Weng 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5175-5181. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5175
Clinical Research
Wireless capsule endoscopy in the investigation of patients with chronic renal failure and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (preliminary data) 
Stephanos Karagiannis, Spyros Goulas, Georgios Kosmadakis, Petros Galanis, Dimitrios Arvanitis, John Boletis, Evangelos Georgiou, Christos Mavrogiannis 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5182-5185. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5182
Rapid Communication
Muscle fatigue in women with primary biliary cirrhosis: Spectral analysis of surface electromyography 
Maria Rosa Biagini, Alessandro Tozzi, Antonello Grippo, Andrea Galli, Stefano Milani, Aldo Amantini 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5186-5190. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5186
Microheterogeneity of acute phase proteins in patients with ulcerative colitis 
Marian Grzymisławski, Katarzyna Derc, Magdalena Sobieska, Krzysztof Wiktorowicz 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5191-5195. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5191
Smoking is not associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 
Norberto C Chavez-Tapia, Javier Lizardi-Cervera, Oliver Perez-Bautista, Martha H Ramos-Ostos, Misael Uribe 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5196-5200. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5196
On attitudes about colorectal cancer screening among gastrointestinal specialists and general practitioners in the Netherlands 
JS Terhaar sive Droste, GDN Heine, ME Craanen, H Boot, CJJ Mulder 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5201-5204. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5201
Association of H pylori cagA and vacA genotypes and IL-8 gene polymorphisms with clinical outcome of infection in Iranian patients with gastrointestinal diseases 
Eskandar Kamali-Sarvestani, Abdulah Bazargani, Malihe Masoudian, Kamran Lankarani, Ali-Reza Taghavi, Mehdi Saberifiroozi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5205-5210. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5205
Preliminary report of hepatitis B virus genotype prevalence in Iran 
Seyed-Moayed Alavian, Hossein Keyvani, Mahdi Rezaei, Neda Ashayeri, Homa Mohammad Sadeghi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5211-5213. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5211
Effect of Fructus Psoraleae on motility of gallbladder isolated smooth muscle strips from guinea pigs 
Shan Jin, Mei Li, Mei-Ling Lin, Yong-Hui Ding, Song-Yi Qu, Wei Li, Tian-Zhen Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5214-5218. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5214
K-19 mRNA RT-PCR in detecting micrometastasis in regional lymph nodes of gastric cancer 
Jian Suo, Quan Wang, Hong-Juan Jin, Hong Li, Hang Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5219-5222. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5219
Case Report
Corrosive injury to upper gastrointestinal tract: Still a major surgical dilemma 
Siew Min Keh, Nzewi Onyekwelu, Kieran McManus, Jim McGuigan 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5223-5228. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5223
Enteric neuropathology of congenital intestinal obstruction: A case report 
Giovanni Di Nardo, Vincenzo Stanghellini, Salvatore Cucchiara, Giovanni Barbara, Gianandrea Pasquinelli, Donatella Santini, Cristina Felicani, Gianluca Grazi, Antonio D Pinna, Rosanna Cogliandro, Cesare Cremon, Alessandra Gori, Roberto Corinaldesi, Kenton M Sanders, Roberto De Giorgio 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5229-5233. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5229
Unusual gastric and pancreatic metastatic renal cell carcinoma presentation 10 years after surgery and immunotherapy: A case report and a review of literature 
Chiara Riviello, Ilaria Tanini, Greta Cipriani, Pietro Pantaleo, Carlo Nozzoli, Alberto Poma, Viligiardi Riccardo, Andrea Valeri 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5234-5236. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5234
Pharmacokinetics of paclitaxel in a hemodialysis patient with advanced gastric cancer: A case report 
Susumu Kawate, Izumi Takeyoshi, Yasuo Morishita 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5237-5239. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5237
Development of ulcerative colitis during the course of rheumatoid arthritis: Association with selective IgA deficiency 
Yuki Asada, Hajime Isomoto, Saburo Shikuwa, Chun Yang Wen, Eiichiro Fukuda, Masaru Miyazato, Kenta Okamoto, Takashi Nakamura, Hitoshi Nishiyama, Yohei Mizuta, Kiyoshi Migita, Masahiro Ito, Shigeru Kohno 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5240-5243. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5240
Prolonged cholestasis after raloxifene and fenofibrate interaction: A case report 
M Isabel Lucena, Raúl J Andrade, Luis Vicioso, F Jesús González, Ketevan Pachkoria, Beatriz García-Muñoz 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5244-5246. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5244
Spinal cord compression secondary to bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma 
Dinesh Chandra Doval, Komal Bhatia, Ashok Kumar Vaid, Keechelat Pavithran, Jai Bhagwan Sharma, Digant Hazarika, Amarnath Jena 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5247-5252. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5247
Fulminant hepatic failure caused by Salmonella paratyphi A Infection 
Fahmi Yousef Khan, Ahmed A Kamha, Ibrahim Y Alomary 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5253-5255. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5253
Multi-limb necrotizing fasciitis in a patient with rectal cancer 
Shirley Yuk Wah Liu, Simon Siu Man Ng, Janet Fung Yee Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5256-5258. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5256
Letters To The Editor
Cardiac mucosa indicates risk for Barrett esophagus 
Johannes Lenglinger, Claudia Ringhofer, F Martin Riegler 
World J Gastroenterol 12(32):5259-5259. Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5259