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Positron emission tomography/computer tomography: Challenge to conventional imaging modalities in evaluating primary and metastatic liver malignancies 
Long Sun, Hua Wu, Yong-Song Guan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2775-2783. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2775
Survivin: Potential role in diagnosis, prognosis and targeted therapy of gastric cancer 
Ting-Ting Wang, Xiao-Ping Qian, Bao-Rui Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2784-2790. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2784
Liver Cancer
Alteration of nuclear matrix-intermediate filament system and differential expression of nuclear matrix proteins during human hepatocarcinoma cell differentiation 
Jian Tang, Jing-Wen Niu, Dong-Hui Xu, Zhi-Xing Li, Qi-Fu Li, Jin-An Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2791-2797. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2791
Effect of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles on the growth and p53/c-Myc protein expression of implanted hepatic VX2 tumor in rabbits by intravenous injection 
Jun Hu, Zhi-Su Liu, Sheng-Li Tang, Yue-Ming He 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2798-2802. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2798
Colorectal Cancer
Correlation of N-myc downstream-regulated gene 1 expression with clinical outcomes of colorectal cancer patients of different race/ethnicity 
Minori Koshiji, Kensuke Kumamoto, Keiichirou Morimura, Yasufumi Utsumi, Michiko Aizawa, Masami Hoshino, Shinji Ohki, Seiichi Takenoshita, Max Costa, Thérèse Commes, David Piquemal, Curtis C Harris, Kam-Meng Tchou-Wong 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2803-2810. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2803
Colorectalcancer
Mechanisms involved in Korean mistletoe lectin-induced apoptosis of cancer cells 
Lee-Yong Khil, Wi Kim, Suyun Lyu, Won Bong Park, Ji-Won Yoon, Hee-Sook Jun 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2811-2818. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2811
Clinicalresearch
Liver biochemistry profile, significance and endoscopic management of biliary tract complications post orthotopic liver transplantation 
Yogesh M Shastri, Nicolas M Hoepffner, Bora Akoglu, Christina Zapletal, Wolf O Bechstein, Wolfgang F Caspary, Dominik Faust 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2819-2825. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2819
Anti-inflammatory properties of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and propionate: A study with relevance to inflammatory bowel disease 
Sofia Tedelind, Fredrik Westberg, Martin Kjerrulf, Alexander Vidal 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2826-2832. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2826
Rapid Communication
Effects of glutamine supplementation on gut barrier, glutathione content and acute phase response in malnourished rats during inflammatory shock 
Liliana Belmonte, Moïse Coëffier, Florence Le Pessot, Olga Miralles-Barrachina, Martine Hiron, Antony Leplingard, Jean-François Lemeland, Bernadette Hecketsweiler, Maryvonne Daveau, Philippe Ducrotté, Pierre Déchelotte 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2833-2840. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2833
Radiofrequency ablation in a porcine liver model: Effects of transcatheter arterial embolization with iodized oil on ablation time, maximum output, and coagulation diameter as well as angiographic characteristics 
Motoki Nakai, Morio Sato, Shinya Sahara, Nobuyuki Kawai, Hirohiko Tanihata, Masashi Kimura, Masaki Terada 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2841-2845. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2841
Assessment of hepatic fibrosis in pediatric cases with hepatitis C virus in Egypt 
Manal A El-Hawary, Mona S El-Raziky, Gamal Esmat, Hanan Soliman, Amr Abouzied, Maissa El-Raziky, Wafaa El-Akel, Rokaya El-Sayed, Fatma Shebl, Abdel Aziz Shaheen, Hanaa El-Karaksy 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2846-2851. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2846
Experience with gemcitabine and cisplatin in the therapy of inoperable and metastatic cholangiocarcinoma 
Chaiyut Charoentum, Sumitra Thongprasert, Busyamas Chewaskulyong, Sutthirak Munprakan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2852-2854. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2852
New concept of ileocecal junction: Intussusception of the terminal ileum into the cecum 
Burin Awapittaya, Jirawat Pattana-arun, Tanwa Tansatit, Prapon Kanjanasilpa, Chucheep Sahakijrungruang, Arun Rojanasakul 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2855-2857. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2855
Clinical features of familial adenomas polyps in Chinese and establishment of its immortal lymphocyte cell lines 
Shan-Rong Cai, Su-Zhang Zhang, Shu Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2858-2861. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2858
Elevation of vascular endothelial growth factor production and its effect on revascularization and function of graft islets in diabetic rats 
Ying Cheng, Yong-Feng Liu, Jia-Lin Zhang, Tie-Min Li, Ning Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2862-2866. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2862
Expression of ornithine decarboxylase in precancerous and cancerous gastric lesions 
Xin-Pu Miao, Jian-Sheng Li, Hui-Yan Li, Shi-Ping Zeng, Ye Zhao, Jiang-Zheng Zeng 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2867-2871. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2867
5-aminosalicylic acid in combination with nimesulide inhibits proliferation of colon carcinoma cells in vitro 
Hai-Ming Fang, Qiao Mei, Jian-Ming Xu, Wei-Juan Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2872-2877. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2872
Intrahepatic HBV DNA as a predictor of antivirus treatment efficacy in HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B patients 
Hai-Ying Lu, Li-Wei Zhuang, Yan-Yan Yu, Hadad Ivan, Chong-Wen Si, Zheng Zeng, Jun Li, Dong-Ming Hou, Xin-Yue Chen, Zhong-Hou Han, Yong Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2878-2882. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2878
Detection of let-7a microRNA by real-time PCR in gastric carcinoma 
Hong-He Zhang, Xian-Jun Wang, Guo-Xiong Li, En Yang, Ning-Min Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2883-2888. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2883
Case Report
Successful endoscopic repair of an unusual colonic perforation following polypectomy using an endoclip device 
Francesco Barbagallo, Giorgio Castello, Saverio Latteri, Emanuele Grasso, Salvatrice Gagliardo, Gaetano La Greca, Michele Di Blasi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2889-2891. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2889
Ampullary adenomyoma presenting as acute recurrent pancreatitis 
Tae-Hee Kwon, Do Hyun Park, Kwang Yeon Shim, Hyun-Deuk Cho, Jeong Hoon Park, Suck-Ho Lee, Il-Kwun Chung, Hong-Soo Kim, Sang-Heum Park, Sun-Joo Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2892-2894. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2892
Book Review
Standing on the shoulders of giants 
Peter McDonald 
World J Gastroenterol 13(20):2895-2895. Published online May 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i20.2895