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Editorial
Magnifying chromoscopy, a novel and useful technique for colonoscopy in ulcerative colitis 
Takafumi Ando, Hironao Takahashi, Osamu Watanabe, Osamu Maeda, Kazuhiro Ishiguro, Daisuke Ishikawa, Motofusa Hasegawa, Naoki Ohmiya, Yasumasa Niwa, Hidemi Goto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2523-2528. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2523
Review
Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: A useful tool in the evaluation of pancreatic and biliary disorders 
Ahmet Mesrur Halefoglu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2529-2534. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2529
Topic Highlight
Portal hypertension due to portal venous thrombosis: Etiology, clinical outcomes 
Ozgur Harmanci, Yusuf Bayraktar 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2535-2540. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2535
Glycogen storage diseases: New perspectives 
Hasan Özen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2541-2553. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2541
Future prospectives for the management of chronic hepatitis B 
WF Leemans, HLA Janssen, RA de Man 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2554-2567. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2554
Gastric Cancer
Promoter hypermethylation of CDH1, FHIT, MTAP and PLAGL1 in gastric adenocarcinoma in individuals from Northern Brazil 
Mariana Ferreira Leal, Eleonidas Moura Lima, Patrícia Natália Oliveira Silva, Paulo Pimentel Assumpção, Danielle Queiroz Calcagno, Spencer Luiz Marques Payão, Rommel Rodríguez Burbano, Marília de Arruda Cardoso Smith 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2568-2574. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2568
Clinical Research
A preliminary study of neck-stomach syndrome 
Xing-Hua Song, Xiao-Xiong Xu, Li-Wen Ding, Li Cao, Alken Sadel, Hao Wen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2575-2580. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2575
Rapid Communication
H pylori iceA alleles are disease-specific virulence factors 
Vildan Caner, Mustafa Yilmaz, Nadir Yonetci, Sevil Zencir, Nedim Karagenc, Ilknur Kaleli, Huseyin Bagci 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2581-2585. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2581
Long-term results of endosurgical and open surgical approach for Zenker diverticulum 
Luigi Bonavina, Davide Bona, Medhanie Abraham, Greta Saino, Emmanuele Abate 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2586-2589. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2586
Long-term results of subtotal colectomy with cecorectal anastomosis for isolated colonic inertia 
Antonio Iannelli, Thierry Piche, Raffaella Dainese, Pascal Fabiani, Albert Tran, Jean Mouiel, Jean Gugenheim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2590-2595. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2590
Effects of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor on peritoneal defense mechanisms and bacterial translocation after administration of systemic chemotherapy in rats 
Celal Cerci, Cagri Ergin, Erol Eroglu, Canan Agalar, Fatih Agalar, Sureyya Cerci, Mahmut Bulbul 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2596-2599. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2596
Study of the duodenal contractile activity during antral contractions 
Ahmed Shafik, Olfat El Sibai, Ali A Shafik 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2600-2603. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2600
Clinical presentation and genotype of hepatitis delta in Karachi 
Tariq Moatter, Zaigham Abbas, Sabhita Shabir, Wasim Jafri 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2604-2607. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2604
Protein profile of human hepatocarcinoma cell line SMMC-7721: Identification and functional analysis 
Yi Feng, Zhong-Min Tian, Ming-Xi Wan, Zhao-Bin Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2608-2614. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2608
Pancreas duodenal homeobox-1 expression and significance in pancreatic cancer 
Tao Liu, Shan-Miao Gou, Chun-You Wang, He-Shui Wu, Jiong-Xin Xiong, Feng Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2615-2618. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2615
Surgical management of 143 patients with adult primary retroperitoneal tumor 
Yuan-Hong Xu, Ke-Jian Guo, Ren-Xuan Guo, Chun-Lin Ge, Yu-Lin Tian, San-Guang He 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2619-2621. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2619
Expression level of beta-catenin is associated with prognosis of esophageal carcinoma 
Lv Ji, Xiu-Feng Cao, He-Ming Wang, Yi-Sheng Li, Bin Zhu, Jian Xiao, Dan Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2622-2625. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2622
Study of the expressions of p53 and bcl-2 genes, the telomerase activity and apoptosis in GIST patients 
Qiang Wang, You-Wei Kou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2626-2628. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2626
Case Report
Effect of sunitinib on metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1: A case report 
M Emin Kalender, Alper Sevinc, Ediz Tutar, Akif Sirikci, Celalettin Camci 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2629-2632. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2629
Ectopic fascioliasis mimicking a colon tumor 
Ozer Makay, Baris Gurcu, Cemil Caliskan, Deniz Nart, Muge Tuncyurek, Mustafa Korkut 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2633-2635. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2633
Celiac disease manifested by polyneuropathy and swollen ankles 
Zlatko Djuric, Borislav Kamenov, Vuka Katic 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2636-2638. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2636
Letters To The Editor
Therapeutic strategies for pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A challenge for health care providers 
Valerio Nobili, Melania Manco 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2639-2641. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2639
Insulin and heparin in treatment of hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis 
Pankaj Jain, Ramesh Roop Rai, Harsh Udawat, Sandeep Nijhawan, Amit Mathur 
World J Gastroenterol 13(18):2642-2643. Published online May 14, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i18.2642