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Intestinal M cells: The fallible sentinels? 
Harvey Miller, Jianbing Zhang, Rhonda KuoLee, Girishchandra B Patel, Wangxue Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1477-1486. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1477
Topic Highlight
Microarray-based analysis for hepatocellular carcinoma: From gene expression profiling to new challenges 
Yutaka Midorikawa, Masatoshi Makuuchi, Wei Tang, Hiroyuki Aburatani 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1487-1492. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1487
Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy with conservation of the splenic artery and vein 
Wataru Kimura, Toshiyuki Moriya, Jinfeng Ma, Yukinori Kamio, Toshihiro Watanabe, Mitsukiro Yano, Hiroto Fujimoto, Koji Tezuka, Ichiro Hirai, Akira Fuse 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1493-1499. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1493
Multi-disciplinary treatment for cholangiocellular carcinoma 
Mitsugi Shimoda, Keiichi Kubota 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1500-1504. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1500
Current surgical treatment for bile duct cancer 
Yasuji Seyama, Masatoshi Makuuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1505-1515. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1505
Artificial and bioartificial liver support: A review of perfusion treatment for hepatic failure patients 
Katsutoshi Naruse, Wei Tang, Masatoshi Makuuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1516-1521. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1516
Liver Cancer
Rising costs and hospital admissions for hepatocellular carcinoma in Portugal (1993-2005) 
Rui Tato Marinho, José Giria, Miguel Carneiro Moura 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1522-1527. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1522
Colorectal Cancer
Stool-based DNA testing, a new noninvasive method for colorectal cancer screening, the first report from Iran 
Mohammad Reza Abbaszadegan, Alireza Tavasoli, Arash Velayati, Hamid Reza Sima, Hassan Vosooghinia, Mehdi Farzadnia, Hamid Asadzedeh, Mehran Gholamin, Ezzat Dadkhah, Azadeh Aarabi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1528-1533. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1528
Rosiglitazone enhances fluorouracil-induced apoptosis of HT-29 cells by activating peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ 
Yan-Qin Zhang, Xiao-Qing Tang, Li Sun, Lin Dong, Yong Qin, Hua-Qing Liu, Hong Xia, Jian-Guo Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1534-1540. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1534
H Pylori
Expression of mutant type-p53 products in H pylori-associated chronic gastritis 
Masaaki Kodama, Kazunari Murakami, Tadayoshi Okimoto, Ryugo Sato, Koichiro Watanabe, Toshio Fujioka 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1541-1546. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1541
Th immune response induced by H pylori vaccine with chitosan as adjuvant and its relation to immune protection 
Yong Xie, Nan-Jin Zhou, Yan-Feng Gong, Xiao-Jiang Zhou, Jiang Chen, Si-Juan Hu, Nong-Hua Lu, Xiao-Hua Hou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1547-1553. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1547
Basic Research
Epithelial cells with hepatobiliary phenotype: Is it another stem cell candidate for healthy adult human liver? 
Dung Ngoc Khuu, Mustapha Najimi, Etienne M Sokal 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1554-1560. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1554
Roles of the MEK1/2 and AKT pathways in CXCL12/CXCR4 induced cholangiocarcinoma cell invasion 
Kawin Leelawat, Surang Leelawat, Siriluck Narong, Suradej Hongeng 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1561-1568. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1561
Rapid Communication
Usefulness of fecal lactoferrin and hemoglobin in diagnosis of colorectal diseases 
Ichiro Hirata, Masahiro Hoshimoto, Osamu Saito, Masanobu Kayazawa, Takashi Nishikawa, Mitsuyuki Murano, Ken Toshina, Fang-Yu Wang, Ryoichi Matsuse 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1569-1574. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1569
A new iron free treatment with oral fish cartilage polysaccharide for iron deficiency chronic anemia in inflammatory bowel diseases: A pilot study 
Andrea Belluzzi, Giulia Roda, Francesca Tonon, Antonio Soleti, Alessandra Caponi, Anna Tuci, Aldo Roda, Enrico Roda 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1575-1578. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1575
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a novel predictor of cardiovascular disease 
Masahide Hamaguchi, Takao Kojima, Noriyuki Takeda, Chisato Nagata, Jun Takeda, Hiroshi Sarui, Yutaka Kawahito, Naohisa Yoshida, Atsushi Suetsugu, Takahiro Kato, Junichi Okuda, Kazunori Ida, Toshikazu Yoshikawa 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1579-1584. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1579
Risk factors for Barrett’s oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma: Results from the FINBAR study 
Lesley A Anderson, RG Peter Watson, Seamus J Murphy, Brian T Johnston, Harry Comber, Jim Mc Guigan, John V Reynolds, Liam J Murray 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1585-1594. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1585
Influence of H pylori on plasma ghrelin in patients without atrophic gastritis 
Mehmet Cindoruk, Ilhan Yetkin, Serpil Muge Deger, Tarkan Karakan, Erdal Kan, Selahattin Unal 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1595-1598. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1595
Prevalence of coeliac disease in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis in a Turkish population 
Sefa Guliter, Fahri Yakaryilmaz, Zubeyde Ozkurt, Reyhan Ersoy, Derya Ucardag, Osman Caglayan, Pınar Atasoy 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1599-1601. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1599
Screening and cloning for proteins transactivated by the PS1TP5 protein of hepatitis B virus: A suppression subtractive hybridization study 
Jian-Kang Zhang, Long-Feng Zhao, Jun Cheng, Jiang Guo, Dan-Qiong Wang, Yuan Hong, Yu Mao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1602-1607. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1602
H pylori exist in the gallbladder mucosa of patients with chronic cholecystitis 
Dong-Feng Chen, Lu Hu, Ping Yi, Wei-Wen Liu, Dian-Chun Fang, Hong Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1608-1611. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1608
Clinical and molecular analysis of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer in Chinese colorectal cancer patients 
Jun Wang, Mao-Hong Luo, Zuo-Xing Zhang, Pei-Da Zhang, Xi-Li Jiang, Dong-Wang Ma, Rong-Zeng Suo, Li-Zhong Zhao, Qing-Hui Qi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1612-1617. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1612
Case Report
Recurrence of autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplantation without elevation of alanine aminotransferase 
Huaiqi Yao, Kojiro Michitaka, Yoshio Tokumoto, Yosuke Murata, Toshie Mashiba, Masanori Abe, Yoichi Hiasa, Norio Horiike, Morikazu Onji 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1618-1621. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1618
Intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma with atypical manifestations: Report of two cases 
Seung Eun Lee, Jin-Young Jang, Sung Hoon Yang, Sun-Whe Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1622-1625. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1622
Splenic abscess in a patient with fecal peritonitis 
Spiros G Delis, Petros N Maniatis, Charikleia Triantopoulou, John Papailiou, Christos Dervenis 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1626-1627. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1626
Gynura root induces hepatic veno-occlusive disease: A case report and review of the literature 
Ning Dai, Ying-Cong Yu, Tian-Hua Ren, Jia-Guo Wu, Yuan Jiang, Lai-Gen Shen, Jing Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1628-1631. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1628
A rare case of pregnancy complicated by mesenteric mass: What does chylous ascites tell us? 
Long Sun, Hua Wu, Yan-Zhen Zhuang, Yong-Song Guan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(10):1632-1635. Published online Mar 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i10.1632