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Editorial
Rok Son Choung, Nicholas J Talley 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):673-677. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.673
Review
Jens H Henriksen, Soren Moller 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):678-685. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.678
Gastric Cancer
Guo-Xian Guan, Hong-Xing Jian, Dong-Yin Lei, Hui-Shan Lu, Xiang-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):686-690. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.686
Pei-Hong Jiang, Yoshiharu Motoo, Stéphane Garcia, Juan Lucio Iovanna, Marie-Josèphe Pébusque, Norio Sawabu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):691-696. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.691
Basic Research
Philip Hilgard, Alisan Kahraman, Nils Lehmann, Cornelia Seltmann, Susanne Beckebaum, R Stefan Ross, Hideo A Baba, Massimo Malago, Christoph E Broelsch, Guido Gerken 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):697-702. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.697
Toufeng Jin, Hajime Nakatani, Takahiro Taguchi, Takumi Nakano, Takehiro Okabayashi, Takeki Sugimoto, Michiya Kobayashi, Keijiro Araki 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):703-708. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.703
Yong-Ping Yang, Xue-Mei Ma, Chun-Ping Wang, Jun Han, Yin-Ying Lu, Yi Xiang, Shu-Hui Su, Yong-Yi Feng 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):709-715. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.709
Tai Sang Lee, Hyun Ju Song, Ji Hoon Jeong, Young Sil Min, Chang Yell Shin, Uy Dong Sohn 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):716-722. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.716
Gunter Maubach, Michelle Chin Chia Lim, Chun-Yan Zhang, Lang Zhuo 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):723-730. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.723
Axel M Gressner, Birgit Lahme, Steffen K Meurer, Olav Gressner, Ralf Weiskirchen 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):731-738. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.731
Clinical Research
Androniki C Poulou, Konstantinos E Goumas, Dimitrios C Dandakis, Ioannis Tyrmpas, Maria Panagiotaki, Androniki Georgouli, Dimitrios C Soutos, Athanasios Archimandritis 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):739-746. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.739
You-Ben Fan, Ying-Sheng Cheng, Ni-Wei Chen, Hui-Min Xu, Zhe Yang, Yue Wang, Yu-Yao Huang, Qi Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):755-759. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.755
Masato Ai, Taketo Yamaguchi, Takeo Odaka, Kanae Mitsuhashi, Tadayuki Shishido, Jun Yan, Ayaka Seza, Hiromitsu Saisho 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):760-764. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.760
Rapid Communication
Yu-Bin Liu, Liang Huang, Zhi-Yong Xian, Zhi-Xiang Jian, Jin-Rui Ou, Zi-Xian Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):765-767. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.765
Cheng-Yen Shih, Sien-Sing Yang, Jui-Ting Hu, Chin-Lin Lin, Yung-Chih Lai, Cheng-Wen Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):768-771. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.768
Wen-Ke Wang, Chun-Nan Yeh, Yi-Yin Jan 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):772-775. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.772
Nattiya Hirankarn, Ingorn Kimkong, Pittaya Kummee, Pisit Tangkijvanich, Yong Poovorawan 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):776-779. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.776
Norihiro Furusyo, Masaki Katoh, Yuichi Tanabe, Eiji Kajiwara, Toshihiro Maruyama, Junya Shimono, Hironori Sakai, Makoto Nakamuta, Hideyuki Nomura, Akihide Masumoto, Shinji Shimoda, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Koichi Azuma, Jun Hayashi, Kyushu University Liver Disease Study Group 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):784-790. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.784
Konstantinos Demertzis, Dimitrios Polymeros, Theodoros Emmanuel, Konstantinos Triantafyllou, Pericles Tassios, Spiros D Ladas 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):791-795. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.791
Case Report
Christine Leowardi, Yura Hormann, Ulf Hinz, Moritz N Wente, Peter Hallscheidt, Christa Flechtenmacher, Markus W Büchler, Helmut Friess, Matthias HM Schwarzbach 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):804-808. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.804
Rein P Stulp, Yvonne J Vos, Bart Mol, Arend Karrenbeld, Monique de Raad, Huub JC van der Mijle, Rolf H Sijmons 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):809-811. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.809
István Battyány, Zsuzsanna Herbert, Tamás Rostás, Áron Vincze, Adrien Fülöp, Zoltán Harmat, Beáta Gasztonyi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):812-814. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.812
Themistoklis Vassiliadis, Vassilia Garipidou, Vassilios Perifanis, Konstantinos Tziomalos, Olga Giouleme, Kalliopi Patsiaoura, Michalis Avramidis, Nikolaos Nikolaidis, Sofia Vakalopoulou, Ioannis Tsitouridis, Antonios Antoniadis, Panagiotis Semertzidis, Anna Kioumi, Evangelos Premetis, Nikolaos Eugenidis 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):818-821. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.818
Hideki Abe, Kouichi Tsuneyama, Kazuhiro Tsukada, Masatoshi Makuuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):822-824. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.822
Fumi Sawada, Rie Yoshimura, Kenichi Ito, Kazuhiko Nakamura, Hajime Nawata, Kazuhiro Mizumoto, Shuji Shimizu, Takahiro Inoue, Takashi Yao, Masazumi Tsuneyoshi, Atushi Kondo, Naohiko Harada 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):825-827. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.825
Letters To The Editor
Masatoshi Makuuchi, Norihiro Kokudo 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):828-829. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.828
Muriel Mathonnet, Bernard Descottes, Denis Valleix, François Labrousse, Yves Denizot 
World J Gastroenterol 12(5):830-831. Published online Feb 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i5.830